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Animals & Livestock

A Way Of Life
Sheep Dog Training, Handling and Trialling
ISBN: 1-903366-27-5
This book on sheepdog training gives full details of rearing, training and using working dogs.
The Accessible Pet, Equine and Livestock Herbal
choosing abundant wellness for your creatures
ISBN: 978-0-615-58968-8
Whether you are new to the world of herbs and essential oils, or well seasoned in them, this book is for you!
All About Goats
ISBN: 0-85236-094-0
Introduction to keeping goats by Veterinarian, John G. Matthews.
The Backyard Homestead Guide  to Raising Farm Animals
ISBN: 978-1-60342-969-6
Even urban and suburban residents can successfully raise chickens, ducks, geese, turkeys, rabbits, goats, sheep, cows, pigs, and honey bees.
Backyard Livestock, Third Edition
Raising Good, Natural Food for Your Family
ISBN: 0-88150-760-1
Everything you need to know to raise wholesome & healthy family food animals.
Barnyard In Your Backyard
A Beginner’s Guide to Raising Chickens, Ducks, Geese, Rabbits, Goats, Sheep, and Cattle
ISBN: 1-58017-456-6
Primer for first-time farmers on breeding and raising health livestock.
A Practical Guide
ISBN: 0-88266-861-7
Learn how to acquire and manage a hive of bees, maintain their health, and harvest a successful crop of honey.
The Book of Geese
A Complete Guide to Raising the Home Flock
ISBN: 0-93134-202-3
A comprehensive and useful guide to keeping geese. Includes different species, feeding, breeding – even recipes
Breeding Stud Sheep
ISBN: 978-0-64309-480-2
Learn how to establish and manage a successful sheep stud. All aspects of stud breeding are covered
Chick Days
An Absolute Beginner’s Guide Raising Chickens from Hatchlings to Laying Hens
ISBN: 978-1-60342-584-1
Everything you need to know about chicken behavior, feeding, housing, hygiene, and health care
Chicken and Egg
A Memoir of Suburban Homesteading with 125 Recipes
ISBN: 978-0-8118-7045-0
The story of veteran food writer Janice Cole, who, like so many other urbanites, took up the revolutionary hobby of raising chickens at home
The Chicken Encyclopedia
An Illustrated Reference
ISBN: 978-1603425612
New and indispensable for all chicken enthusiasts!
The Chicken Health Handbook
ISBN: 0-88266-611-8
Shows you how to do everything from hatch healthy chicks to identify diseases.
Chicken Tractor
The Homestead (3rd) Edition The Permaculture Guide to Happy Hens and Healthy Soil
ISBN: 978-0-9843382-0-7
Use the Chicken Tractor to aerate the soil while removing pests and weeds, fertilizing the garden and providing great tasting eggs and meat.
The Chicken Whisperer's Guide to Keeping Chickens
Everything You Need to Know . . . and Didn’t Know You Needed to Know About Backyard and Urban Chickens
ISBN: 978-1-59253-728-6
Let the Chicken Whisperer teach you everything you need to know about raising a backyard flock!
City Chicks
Keeping Micro-flocks of Laying Hens as Garden Helpers, Compost Makers, Bio-recyclers and Local Food Suppliers
ISBN: 978-0-9624648-0-5
Not just another book about chickens
The Complete Idiot's Guide®  to Raising Chickens
ISBN: 978-1-59257-986-0
As a first-time flock owner, you have questions. The answers are in this book.
The Farmer's Dog
ISBN: 0-09156-121-3
The author shows both how to train your working dog and why those methods work.
For the Love of Poultry
A Backyard Poultry Anthology
ISBN: 978-0-972966-13-9
The complete collection of articles and photos from Year One of Backyard Poultry.
Gardening with Guineas
A Step-by-Step Guide to Raising Guinea Fowl on a Small Scale
ISBN: 0-73920-250-2
Guinea fowl can help control pests in your garden. Learn all about raising these beautiful and useful birds.
Getting Started With Beef & Dairy Cattle
ISBN: 1-58017-596-7
Successful Cattle Farming – Start Small, Start Right.
Goat Farming
ISBN: 0-85236-235-8
This book combines science with practical experience to help you manage a commercial goat herd.
Goat Health Care
ISBN: 978-0-615-24484-6
Contains all of the essential information to make it a must-have health care book for any goat owner.
Goats Produce Too!
The Udder Real Thing Volume II Cheese Making & More…..
A great book on the utilization of goat milk and dairy goat products
Hive Management
A Seasonal Guide for Beekeepers
ISBN: 0-88266-637-1
Informative reference for the experienced beekeeper or novice wanting to start out on the right foot.
How to Raise Chickens
Everything You Need to Know
ISBN: 0-76032-828-5
A great first-timer’s guide to breed selection, feeding, keeping, and enjoying a flock.
How to Raise Poultry
ISBN: 978-0-7603-3479-9
If you want to raise poultry—for feathers or eggs, beauty or meat, pleasure or profit–this book is the perfect place to begin.
The Surest, Cheapest Way to Leisure, Plenty, Prosperity & Contentment In The Country
ISBN: 0-96651-030-5
All aspects of animal husbandry discussed in this comprehensive book.
Keeping Livestock Healthy
A Veterinary Guide to Horses, Cattle, Pigs, Goats & Sheep
ISBN: 1-58017-435-3
Completely revised and updated, this fourth edition draws on the very latest research from experts on each of the five animals covered – horses, cattle, pigs, goats, and sheep.
Lamb Problems
Detecting, Diagosing, Treating
ISBN: 0-96339-230-1
This book presents an easy, quick system for detecting, diagnosing and treating commonly found disorders affecting lambs.
Livestock Guardians
Using Dogs, Donkeys & Llamas to Protect Your Herd
ISBN: 1-58017-696-8
Select the right breed for your needs, establish deep bonds between guardian and livestock, and train your guard animal to carry out his duties reliably and effectively.
Living With Chickens
Everything You Need to Know to Raise Your Own Backyard Flock
ISBN: 1-59228-013-7
Straightforward prose and illustrations give any future chicken farmer the tools he or she needs to get started.
Mad Sheep
The True Story Behind the USDA’s War on a Family Farm
ISBN: 1-93339-276-2
The unforgettable story of one family’s struggle against a bullying and corrupt government agency.
Managing Your Ewe
And Her Newborn Lambs
ISBN: 0-96339-231-X
Preparation for breeding and lambing reference.
The Mating and Breeding of Poultry
ISBN: 1-58574-814-5
This reference book details all the necessities to becoming an accomplished chicken breeder.
The Merck Veterinary Manual
10th Edition
ISBN: 978-0-911910-93-3
More than 2900 pages of handy reference material on all species. For veterinarians and serious livestock owners.
More Sheep, More Grass, More Money
ISBN: 0-96827-720-9
An entertaining, informative primer on turning consistent profits raising sheep, without working yourself to exhaustion.
Natural Beekeeping
Organic Approaches to Modern Apiculture
ISBN: 1-93339-208-8
The best organic and natural approaches to keeping honeybees healthy and productive
Oxen: A teamster's guide
Operating Manual for the Mighty Ox
ISBN: 978-1-58017-692-7
The definitive resource for selecting, training, feeding, and caring for the mighty ox.
Pastured Poultry Profit$
Net $25,000 in 6 months on 20 acres
ISBN: 0-96381-090-1
Learn how to raise poultry on pasture from chicks to the market.
Raising a Calf for Beef
ISBN: 0-88266-095-0
This no-nonsense how-to guide for beginners offers detailed information on choosing a calf, building and maintaining housing, nutrition, feeding, daily care, slaughtering, & butchering.
Raising Goats For Dummies
ISBN: 978-0-47056-899-6
Raise goats and reap the rewards.
Raising Poultry on Pasture
Ten Years of Success
ISBN: 0-97217-704-3
Pastured poultry, brooding, genetics, shelter designs, day-range systems, equipment, eggs on pasture and much more.
Raising Small Animals For Fun and Profit
ISBN: 0-00000-000-6
This book will show you the basics of raising chickens, rabbits and goats, and set you on the path to what might well become an enjoyable, profitable and lifelong passion.
Raising Small Livestock
A Practical Handbook
ISBN: 0-48644-038-9
A classic and well-loved guide to raising poultry, rabbits, goats, sheep, and hogs.
Shearing Day
Sheep Handling, Wool Science, and Shearing With Blades
ISBN: 0-96691-534-8
Learn Sheep Handling, Wool Science and Shearing with Blades from professional blade sheepshearer, Kevin Ford
Sheep Succe$$
The Low Cost Costwold Way (A Better Ewe & Big Bucks, Too)
ISBN: 0-96651-033-X
Learn how to make raising sheep a profitable endeavor.
sheep! Pocket Flock Book
ISBN: 0-00000-000-8
Increase profits by saving time and labor with the sheep! Pocket Flock Book!
Showing Sheep
A Selecting, Raising, Fitting & Showing Guide
ISBN: 0-9633923-2-8
A Selecting, raising, fitting and showing guide.
Small-Scale Livestock Farming
ISBN: 1-58017-162-1
A natural, organic, grass-based approach to livestock management.
The Small-Scale Poultry Flock
An all-natural approach to raising chickens and other fowl for home and market growers
ISBN: 978-1603582902
An all-natural approach to raising chickens and other fowl for home and market growers.
Storey's Barn Guide To Sheep
ISBN: 1-58017-849-9
For all the times you need a helping hand in the barn, Storey’s Barn Guide to Sheep provides visual, step-by-step explanations of the basic procedures of keeping sheep.
Storey's Guide to Raising Beef Cattle, 3rd Edition
Health – Handling – Breeding
ISBN: 978-1-60342-454-7
All about facilities, breeding and genetics, calving and health care — and even marketing.
Storey's Guide to Raising Chickens 3rd Edition
ISBN: 978-1-60342-469-1
Expert advice on selecting breeds, caring for chicks, producing eggs, raising broilers, feeding, troubleshooting, and much more.
Storey's Guide to Raising Dairy Goats
Breeds – Care – Dairying – Marketing New Edition
ISBN: 1-58017-259-8
Guide to all aspects of raising goats by Jerry (Jd) Belanger, a lifelong goat raiser, and former editor and publisher of Countryside & Small Stock Journal
Storey's Guide to Raising Ducks,  2nd Edition
Breeds – Care – Health
ISBN: 978-1-60342-692-3
Comprehensive reference on raising and breeding ducks.
Storey's Guide to Raising Horses 2nd Edition
Breeding – Care – Facilities
ISBN: 978-1-60342-471-4
A comprehensive guide to raising horses!
Storey's Guide to Raising Llamas
Care – Showing – Breeding – Packing – Profiting
ISBN: 1-58017-328-4
Raising llamas for fun and profit.
Storey's Guide to Raising Meat Goats
Managing – Breeding – Marketing New Edition
ISBN: 1-58017-661-5
An essential guide to acquiring, living with, caring for, and selling your meat goats.
Storey's Guide to Raising Pigs 3rd Edition
Care – Facilities – Management – Breed Selection
ISBN: 978-1-60342-473-8
Clear illustrated information about every aspect of pig raising.
Storey's Guide to Raising Poultry
Breeds – Care – Health
ISBN: 1-58017-263-6
Comprehensive and current information on all aspects of poultry raising.
Storey's Guide to Raising Rabbits, 4th Edition
Breeds – Care – Facilities
ISBN: 978-1-60342-456-1
Comprehensive reference guide for for both novice and veteran rabbit producer.
Storey's Guide to Raising Sheep, 4th Edition
Breeding – Care – Facilities
ISBN: 978-1-60342-459-2
The Small-Scale Sheep-Raiser’s Bible.
Storey's Guide to Raising Turkeys
Breeds – Care – Health
ISBN: 1-58017-261-X
Comprehensive reference on raising turkeys by University of Vermont Extension Poultryman.
Storey's Guide to Raising Miniature Livestock
Goats • Sheep • Donkeys • Pigs • Horses • Cattle • Llamas
ISBN: 978-1-60342-481-3
The essential, expert instruction and advice you need to successfully raise miniature livestock.
Storey's Illustrated Guide to Poultry Breeds
ISBN: 1-58017-667-4
Fowl facts and color photos galore. Everything you want to know about each breed’s history, characteristics, and quirks.
Veterinary Book For Sheep Farmers
ISBN: 1-903366-30-5
Practical manual focusing on the needs of sheep farmers and shepherds.
Veterinary Guide For Animal Owners  2nd Edition
Caring For Cats, Dogs, Chickens, Sheep, Cattle, Rabbits and More!
ISBN: 978-1-61608-139-3
A wealth of practical, no-nonsense information that no animal owner should be without
Wild Predators? Not in My Backyard!
ISBN: 1-89443-910-4
Sound advice and sensible strategies for farm operators seeking protection from many species of wild predators.
Your Calf
A Kid’s Guide to Raising and Showing Beef and Dairy Calves
ISBN: 0-88266-947-8
For youngsters 9 and up who are interested in raising a calf.
Your Chickens
A Kid’s Guide to Raising and Showing
ISBN: 0-88266-823-4
For youngsters 9 and up who are interested in raising chickens.
Your Goats
A Kid’s Guide to Raising and Showing
ISBN: 0-88266-825-0
For youngsters 9 and up who are interested in raising goats.
Your Pony, Your Horse
A Kid’s Guide to Care and Enjoyment
ISBN: 0-88266-908-7
For youngsters 9 and up who are interested in raising a horse or pony.
Your Puppy, Your Dog
A Kid’s Guide to Raising a Happy, Healthy Dog
ISBN: 0-88266-959-1
For youngsters 9 and up who are interested in raising a puppy or a dog.
Your Rabbit
A Kid’s Guide to Raising and Showing
ISBN: 0-88266-767-X
For youngsters 9 and up who are interested in raising a rabbit.
Your Sheep
A Kid’s Guide to Raising and Showing
ISBN: 0-88266-769-6
For youngsters 9 and up who are interested in raising a lamb or sheep.
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Homestead Construction

Building Small Barns, Sheds & Shelters
ISBN: 0-88266-245-7
Clear directions for low-cost construction projects.
Building With Stone
ISBN: 0-88266-550-2
An introduction to the art and craft of creating stone structures and projects by a man who has made stonework his vocation.
Chicken Coops
45 Building Plans for Housing Your Flock
ISBN: 1-58017-627-5
Whether you’re looking for fashionable, cheap, or recycled, you’ll find clever coop plans here.
Cordwood Building
The State of the Art
ISBN: 0-86571-475-4
Learn the benefits and techniques of cordwood masonry and decide whether it is appropriate for your buildings plans.
Crafting Log Homes Solar Style
An inspiring guide to self-sufficiency
ISBN: 978-0-97737-244-7
Guide to handcrafting your own log home and powering it from the wind and sun.
Fences for Pasture & Garden
ISBN: 0-88266-753-X
Fence construction showing various fencing materials and designs.
Got Sun? Go Solar
Harness Nature’s Free Energy to Heat and Power Your Grid-Tied Home Updated & Expanded 2nd Edition
ISBN: 978-0-9773724-6-1
Harness nature’s free energy to heat and power your grid-tied home.
Home Made
101 easy-to-make things for your garden, home or farm
ISBN: 0-88266-103-5
If you want to save time and money, or make your life easier and more productive, look through this book.
The Home Water Supply
How to Find, Filter, Store, and Conserve It
ISBN: 0-88266-324-0
Informative book on home water systems, potential water problems and practical, money-saving solutions.
How To Build Animal Housing
60 Plans for Coops, Hutches, Barns, Sheds, Pens, Nestboxes, Feeders, Stanchions, and Much More
ISBN: 1-58017-527-9
Evaluates your livestock housing needs and provides plans for housing structures and essential equipment.
How to Build Your Own Greenhouse
ISBN: 1-58017-647-X
From the simplest basics to a grand tropical enclosure, the author shows you every step in design and construction.
Low-Cost Pole Building Construction
The Complete How-To Book
ISBN: 0-88266-170-1
Make pole building construction THE answer to your building needs.
Clean Power from Water
ISBN: 0-86571-484-3
Hydroelectricity – the simplest, most reliable and least expensive way to generate power off grid. Learn the ins and outs in this informative book on the subject
Monte Burch's Pole Building Projects
Over 25 Low-Cost Plans
ISBN: 0-88266-859-5
More than two dozen plans for pole building construction projects.
Power with Nature
Renewable Energy Options for Homeowners Updated 3rd Edition
ISBN: 978-0977372492
Take a step toward self-reliance by harnessing free energy from the sun, wind, water, and the earth to power your home.
Renovating Barns, Sheds & Outbuildings
ISBN: 1-58017-216-4
Preserve the original charm of any barn or outbuilding while making it usable again!
Serious Straw Bale
A Home Construction Guide for All Climates
ISBN: 1-89013-264-0
Comprehensive guide to help designers, contractors, and owner/builders everywhere decide if straw bale is a viable building option for their situation.
Timber Frame Construction
All About Post and Beam Building
ISBN: 0-88266-365-8
Learn how to build using natural timber frame construction techniques.
Timber Framing For the Rest of Us
A Guide to Contemporary Post and Beam Construction
ISBN: 0-86571-508-4
Learn in depth timber framing methods used by most contractors, farmers, and owner-builders.
Wind Energy Basics
A Guide to Small and Micro Wind Systems
ISBN: 1-89013-207-1
Detailed information on planning, purchasing, siting and installing a wind system, and integrating wind power with solar photovoltaics.
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Food Preparation & Storage

200 Easy Homemade Cheese Recipes
From Cheddar & Brie To Butter & Yogurt
ISBN: 978-0778802181
Now it’s easy to make artisanal-quality cheeses in your kitchen, using just this book and a few easy-to-find cheesemaking supplies.
A Guide to Canning, Freezing, Curing, and Smoking Meat, Fish, and Game
ISBN: 1-58017-457-4
Learn the best ways of processing various meats for long-term storage using easy-to-follow procedures and approved shortcuts.
American Farmstead Cheese
The Complete Guide To Making and Selling Artisan Cheeses
ISBN: 1-93149-877-6
A complete resource on making and marketing cheese.
Anyone Can Build A Whizbang Apple Grinder & Cider Press
Simple Plans For a Remarkably Productive Home-Scale Cidermaking System
ISBN: 978-0-9726564-9-8
Simple Plans For a Remarkably Productive Home-Scale Cidermaking System
Ball<sup>®</sup> Complete Book of Home Preserving
400 delicious and creative recipes for today
ISBN: 978-0778801313
400 delicious and creative recipes for today
Basic Butchering of Livestock & Game
ISBN: 0-88266-391-7
Learn how to process and preserve beef, hogs, veal, lamb, venison, poultry, rabbits and small game.
The Beginner's Guide to Preserving Food at Home
Enjoy Local Produce Year-Round
ISBN: 978-1-60342-145-4
Simple step-by-step instructions give you the confidence and know-how to freeze, dry, can, root cellar and brine the abundance from your summer garden.
The Big Book of Preserving the Harvest
ISBN: 1-58017-458-2
Learn how to preserve your fruits, vegetables and herbs.
Build Your Own Earth Oven 3rd Edition
A Low-Cost Wood-Fired Mud Oven, Simple Sourdough Bread, Perfect Loaves
ISBN: 978-0-96798-467-4
Learn to build a masonry oven out of mud, then how to use it to bake real bread that’s “better than anything you can buy.”
Dave Miller's Homebrewing Guide
Everything You Need to Know to Make Great-Tasting Beer
ISBN: 1-88266-905-2
Learn to make great-tasting beer – includes 33 recipes.
Dining on a Dime Cook Book
How To Eat Better And Spend Less
ISBN: 0-97425-521-1
Tips and tricks for saving money and eating better.
The Forager's Harvest
A Guide to Identifying, Harvesting, and Preparing Edible Wild Plants
ISBN: 0-97662-660-8
Learn to identify edible wild plants, when and where to harvest them and how to prepare them with this comprehensive and clearly illustrated guide.
The Gourmet Butcher DVD
From Farm to Table
ISBN: dvd-0000-001
2-disk DVD. Learn how to turn a side of Beef, Pork and Lamb into heaven on a plate.
Great Sausage Recipes and Meat Curing
ISBN: 978-0-02566-860-7
The most comprehensive book available on sausage making and meat curing. Over 500,000 copies sold worldwide!
Home Cheese Making
Recipes for 75 Delicious Cheeses
ISBN: 1-58017-464-7
Equipment requirements and all aspects of the cheesemaking process.
The Home Creamery
ISBN: 978-1-60342-031-0
Make your own fresh dairy products! Easy recipes for butter, yogurt, sour cream, crème fraîche, cream cheese, ricotta, and more!
Home Sausage Making
How-To Techniques for Making and Enjoying 100 Sausages at Home
ISBN: 1-58017-471-X
Enjoy the pleasures of homemade sausage!
The Home Winemaker's Companion
Secrets, Recipes and Know-How for Making 115 Great-Tasting Wines
ISBN: 978-1-58017-209-7
115 delectable wine recipes
Homemade Cheese
Recipes for 50 Cheeses from Artisan Cheesemakers
ISBN: 978-0-7603-3848-3
Everything you need to know to make cheese, butter and yogurt at home.
How to Store Your Home-Grown Produce
Canning, Pickling, Jamming, and So Much More
ISBN: 978-1-61608-144-7
Practical advice on preserving and storing food.
Keeping the Harvest
Discover the Homegrown Goodness of Putting Up Your Own Fruits, Vegetables & Herb
ISBN: 0-88266-650-9
Learn how to preserve your fruits, vegetables and herbs.
The King Arthur Flour 200th Anniversary Cookbook
ISBN: 0-88150-247-2
Learn to make all sorts of delicious and nutritious breads, pastries, pastas, and desserts with this straightforward baking manual.
Lamb Country Cooking
Lamb With All the Trimmings
ISBN: 0-91466-716-5
This informative lamb cooking book contains over 100 recipes.
Making & Using Dried Foods
ISBN: 0-88266-615-0
Instructions for drying almost everything with or without a commercial dehydrator – more than 200 recipes!
Maple Syrup Cookbook
100 Recipes for Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
ISBN: 1-58017-404-3
A recipe book that substitutes maple syrup for sugar!
Mushrooming Without Fear
ISBN: 978-1-60239-160-4
Novices eager to collect tasty wild mushrooms will find this unique guide invaluable.
Preserving Food Without Freezing or Canning
Traditional Techniques Using Salt, Oil, Sugar, Alcohol, Vinegar, Drying, Cold Storage, and Lactic Fermentation
ISBN: 1-93339-259-2
Explore traditional, more cost-effective and energy-efficient preservation methods.
Preserving Made Easy
Small Batches and Simple Techniques
ISBN: 978-1770850941
The perfect book for today’s busy cooks who still want to prepare and enjoy the homemade goodness of fresh fruits and vegetables.
Raw Food
A Complete Guide for Every Meal of the Day
ISBN: 978-1-60239-948-8
Eating raw foods can be simple, inexpensive, and delicious..
Root Cellaring
Natural Cold Storage of Fruits and Vegetables
ISBN: 0-88266-703-3
How to plan and build a root cellar.
Seasoned With Grace
My Generation of Shaker Cooking
ISBN: 0-88150-099-2
Varied and comprehensive selection of annotated recipes derived from oral tradition, manuscript sources and the world.
Serving Up the Harvest
Celebrating the Goodness of Fresh Vegetables
ISBN: 1-58017-663-1
A veggie cookbook with recipes arranged according to ripening seasons!
Smoking Food, A Beginner's Guide
Everything You Need To Know About Home Smoking!
ISBN: 978-1-6029-257-1
Everything you need to know about home smoking!
The Solar Food Dryer
How to Make And Use Your Own High-Performance, Sun-powered Food Dehydrator
ISBN: 0-86571-544-0
Learn how to use solar energy to preserve your summer’s harvest.
A Collection of Homespun Recipes Featuring a Variety of Whole Grains.
ISBN: 0-00002-000-0
Homespun recipes featuring a variety of whole grains.
Woodstove Cookery
At Home on the Range
ISBN: 0-88266-108-6
Tips and hundreds of recipes to make woodstove cooking a joy.
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A Landowner's Guide to Managing Your Woods
How to Maintain a Small Acreage for Long-Term Health, Biodiversity, and High-Quality Timber Production
ISBN: 978-1603428002
Learn how how to sustainably manage a wooded property, whether it’s a few acres in the suburbs or a small commercial forest.
The Apple Grower
A guide for the Organic Orchardist
ISBN: 978-1-931498-91-3
The book widely acclaimed as the gold standard for anyone who wants to grow apples wisely and naturally.
Carrots Love Tomatoes
Secrets of Companion Planting for Successful Gardening
ISBN: 1-58017-027-7
Grow a better garden when you know the secrets of companion planting!
Cold Climate Gardening
How to Extend Your Growing Season by at Least 30 Days
ISBN: 0-88266-441-7
Select the right varieties, warm the soil, protect fragile shoots: It’s all here — and more.
Family Friendly Farming
A Multigenerational Home-Based Business Testament
ISBN: 0-9638109-3-6
Family Friendly Farming offers hope for stressed families, dissatisfied employees and hurried-harried lifestyles
Four-Season Harvest
Organic Vegetables from Your Home Garden All Year Long
ISBN: 1-89013-227-6
Don’t let the end of the growing season end your enjoyment of fresh homegrown produce and vegetables.
Free-Range Chicken Gardens
How to Create a Beautiful, Chicken-Friendly Yard
ISBN: 978-1604692372
For anyone who wants a fabulous garden where colorful chickens happily roam.
The Fruit Gardener's Bible
A Complete Guide to Growing Fruits and Nuts in the Home Garden
ISBN: 978-1603425674
Bring the mouth-watering deliciousness of fresh fruits and nuts into your garden
The Garden Primer
ISBN: 978-0-7611-2275-3
Jam-packed with useful information, old-fashioned common sense, and a lifetime’s worth of experience, and is thoroughly revised and expanded to be 100% organic in its recommendations.
The Gardener's A-Z Guide to Growing Organic Food
ISBN: 1-58017-370-5
Grow your own nutritious organic food at home. A great resource for any gardener—all in one volume!
The Gardener's Weed Book
Earth-Safe Controls
ISBN: 0-88266-921-4
Control weeds using earth-safe methods.
Gardening When it Counts
Growing Food in Hard Times
ISBN: 0-86571-553-X
Easily grow food (and cut your food costs!) even on a small city lot.
Growing Green
Animal-Free Organic Techniques
ISBN: 1-93339-249-5
Get healthier crops without using slaughterhouse by-products or manures.
Herbal Remedy Gardens
38 Plans for Your Health and Well-Being
ISBN: 1-58017-095-1
Grow medicinal herbs even if your space and experience are limited.
Homegrown Herbs
A Complete Guide to Growing, Using & Enjoying More Than 100 Herbs
ISBN: 978-1-60342-703-6
The definitive guide to planting, growing, harvesting, and using 101 popular herbs.
The Humanure Handbook
A Guide to Composting Human Manure
ISBN: 0-96442-583-1
A guide to composting human manure.
Joy of Gardening
ISBN: 0-88266-319-4
Learn gardening tips from one of the top gardening experts.
Let it Rot
The Gardener’s Guide to Composting
ISBN: 1-58017-023-4
The Gardener’s Guide to Composting
Living at Nature's Pace
Farming & The American Dream
ISBN: 1-89013256-X
Nature knows how to grow plants and raise animals; it is human beings who are in danger of losing this age-old expertise
Mulch It!
A Practical Guide to Using Mulch in the Garden and Landscape
ISBN: 1-58017-316-0
Learn how to create and use mulch in your garden.
Perennial Vegetables
From Artichokes to Zuiki Taro, A Gardener’s Guide to Over 100 Delicious and Easy to Grow Edibles
ISBN: 1-93149-840-7
Grow vegetables that require just about the same amount of care as the flowers in your perennial beds and borders—no annual tilling and potting and planting.
Roses Love Garlic
Companion Planting and Other Secrets of Flowers
ISBN: 1-58017-028-5
Discover how flowers help or hinder nearby vegetables and other flowers
Saving Seeds
The Gardener’s Guide to Growing and Storing Vegetable and Flower Seeds
ISBN: 0-88266-634-7
How to raise, harvest and store seeds.
Secrets of Plant Propagation
Starting Your Own Flowers, Vegetables, Fruits, Berries, Shrubs, Trees and Houseplants
ISBN: 0-88266-370-4
Start your own flowers, vegetables, fruits, berries, shrubs, trees and houseplants
Seed Sowing And Saving
Step-By-Step Techniques For Collecting And Growing More Than 100 Vegetables, Flowers, And Herbs
ISBN: 1-58017-001-3
Save money by saving your own seeds from vegetables, herbs, and flowers
Small-Scale Grain Raising
An Organic Guide to Growing, Processing and Using Nutritious Whole Grains for Home Gardeners and Local Farmers
ISBN: 978-1-60358-077-9
An organic guide to growing, processing and using nutritious whole grains for home gardeners and local farmers
Starter Vegetable Gardens
24 No-Fail Plans for Small Organic Gardens
ISBN: 978-1-60342-529-2
Learn how to start, maintain, and expand an organic vegetable garden.
Tips for the Lazy Gardener
ISBN: 1-58017-026-9
Time-saving tips and routines designed to reduce maintenance and make your garden more leisurely and enjoyable.
Tips for the Part-Time Gardener
ISBN: 0-00000-000-7
Shows how to start your own transplants, build a cold frame, and grow and store vegetables
The Vegetable Gardener's Bible
Discover Ed’s High-Yield W-O-R-D System for All North American Gardening Regions
ISBN: 1-58017-212-1
Enjoy higher yields with less work by using the WORD system of gardening.
The Vegetable Gardener's Container Bible
How to Grow a Bounty of Food in Pots, Tubs, and Other Container
ISBN: 1603429751
How to Grow a Bounty of Food in Pots, Tubs, and Other Container
The Winter Harvest Handbook
Year-Round Vegetable Production Using Deep-Organic Techniques and Unheated Greenhouses
ISBN: 978-1-60358-081-6
Learn how to successfully, and profitably, harvest fresh vegetables all year-round in even the coldest climates
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A Countryside Anthology 1998
How to start, equip, operate, and enjoy your place in the country
ISBN: 0-9729661-1-0
Countryside & Small Stock Journal is a country magazine with a twist. A simple living magazine with an attitude. And now it is all in a book!
A Countryside Anthology 1999
How to start, equip, operate, and enjoy your place in the country
ISBN: 978-0-97296612-2
Countryside & Small Stock Journal is a country magazine with a twist. A simple living magazine with an attitude. And now it is all in a book!
Back To Basics
3rd Edition
ISBN: 978-1-60239-233-5
The book for anyone who wants to learn basic living skills and adapt them for a better life in the twenty-first century.
The Backyard Berry Book
A Hands-On Guide to Growing Berries, Brambles, and Vine Fruit in the Home Garden
ISBN: 0-96345-206-1
Methods and techniques to successfully grow fruits and berries.
The Backyard Orchardist
A Complete Guide to Growing Fruit Trees in the Home Garden
ISBN: 0-96345-203-7
Methods and techniques to successfully grow apples, pears, cherries, apricots and more.
Backyard Sugarin'
Third Edition. Revised and Expanded
ISBN: 0-88150-216-2
Learn to make maple syrup your own backyard without expensive paraphernalia.
The Blacksmith's Craft
A Primer of Tools & Methods
ISBN: 1-58017-593-7
A Primer of tools & methods
The Complete Idiot's Guide® To Self-Sufficient Living
Live a simpler, less dependent lifestyle —without feeling deprived
ISBN: 978-1-59257-945-7
Find your perfect degree of self-reliance in the areas of food, shelter, energy, clothing, and more.
Country & Cottage Water Systems
A Complete Out-of -the-City Guide to On-Site Water and Sewage Systems, Including Pumps, Plumbing, Water Purification and Alternative Toilets
ISBN: 978-0969692270
A Complete Out-of -the-City Guide to On-Site Water and Sewage Systems, Including Pumps, Plumbing, Water Purification and Alternative Toilets
The Country Water Supply
ISBN: 0-00004-000-0
The essentials of collecting, moving, storing, purifying and protecting your water supply.
Country Wisdom Almanac
373 Tips, Crafts, Home Improvements, Recipes, and Homemade Remedies
ISBN: 978-1-57912-774-9
Divided into the four seasons, Country Wisdom Almanac presents 373 ways to live a more self-sustained life year round.
The Dandelion Celebration
A Guide to Unexpected Cuisine
ISBN: 1-87986-351-0
Learn the colorful history, medicinal potential, nutritional benefits and hundreds of uses for dandelions in your life.
The Encyclopedia of Country Living
Tenth Edition
ISBN: 0-91236-595-1
Practical advice, invaluable information and collected wisdom for folks and farmers in the country, city, and anywhere in between.
A Critique of Capitalist Democracy And a Guide To Understanding the New Normal
ISBN: 978-0972966146
New! Timely! Provocative! And the only account of how capitalism, democracy, and consumers form a system that entraps every one of us and controls our lives!
The Farmstead Creamery Advisor
The Complete Guide to Building and Running a Small, Farm-Based Cheese Business
ISBN: 978-1-60358-221-6
The Complete Guide to Building and Running a Small, Farm-Based Cheese Business
Handy Farm Devices and How to Make Them
ISBN: 978-1-60239-103-1
Hundreds of clever ways to transform junk into very useful gadgets and tools.
The Have-More Plan
ISBN: 0-88266-024-1
The historical book that encouraged thousands to go “back to the land.”
The Herbal Home Remedy Book
Simple Recipes for Tinctures, Teas, Salves, Tonics, and Syrups
ISBN: 1-58017-016-1
Simple recipes for tinctures, teas, salves, tonics and syrups.
Homemade Contrivances and How to Make Them
1001 Labor-Saving Devices for Farm, Garden, Dairy and Workshop
ISBN: 978-1-60239-018-8
Simple inventions that can be as useful for today’s farmer as they were for the homesteaders of over a century ago.
Homesteading Adventures
A Guide for Doers & Dreamers
ISBN: 0-96520-361-1
An entertaining and informative account of over 20 years of self-sufficient country living.
The Ideal Homestead
ISBN: 0-00000-000-5
Uncover planning tips for The Good Life, your own goals and site preference, permanent plantings, livestock, buildings and more.
Identifying and Harvesting Edible and Medicinal Plants
in Wild (and Not So Wild) Places
ISBN: 0-688-11425-3
Find and use delicious wild edible plants for optimum nutrition and better health.
Making Your Small Farm Profitable
Apply 25 Guiding Principles/Develop New Crops & New Markets/Maximize Net Profits Per Acre
ISBN: 1-58017-161-3
Plan efficiently, buy the right equipment, explore new markets, and make your farm be the best it can be.
Milk-Based Soaps
Making Natural, Skin-Nourishing Soap
ISBN: 0-88266-984-2
Learn the time-honored secrets of making moisturizing, skin-nourishing soaps with milk!
Mini Farming
Self Sufficiency on 1/4 Acre
ISBN: 978-1-60239-984-6
Learn how to produce 85 percent of an average family’s food on just a quarter acre and earn $10,000 in cash annually.
The Natural Soap Book
Making Herbal and Vegetable-Based Soaps
ISBN: 0-88266-888-9
Learn to make herbal and vegetable-based soaps
Nature’s Garden
A Guide to Identifying, Harvesting, and Preparing Edible Wild Plants
ISBN: 978-0-9766266-1-9
Learn to recognize free groceries—gourmet, organic, super-nutritious wild foods.
The New Woodburner's Handbook
A Guide to Safe, Healthy and Efficient Woodburning
ISBN: 0-61399-911-8
A guide to safe, healthy and efficient woodburning
The Organic Farming Manual
A Comprehensive Guide to Starting and Running a Certified Organic Farm
ISBN: 978-1-60342-479-0
starting, oranic, farm
Rainwater Harvesting for Drylands and Beyond
Volume 2 Water-harvesting Earthworks
ISBN: 978-0-9772464-1-0
A how-to guide for harvesting free rainfall, runoff, air conditioning condensate, and greywater within the soil.
The Renewable Energy Handbook
A Guide to Rural Energy Independence, Off-grid and Sustainable Living
ISBN: 0-97332-330-2
Learn about off-grid energy, including solar, wind, micro-hyrdo and much more from the book recognized as the best in its field.
The Shepherd’s Rug
A Braided Wool Rug From Roving
ISBN: 0-88196-014-4
Quickly and easily make salable heirloom quality rugs from wool—without special tools or supplies.
Storey's Basic Country Skills
A Practical Guide to Self-Reliance
ISBN: 1-58017-202-4
Over 150 expert authors contributed their specialized knowledge and experience in creating this large reference guide to living a more independent, satisfying life in the country.
Tan Your Hide!
Home Tanning Leathers & Furs
ISBN: 0-88266-101-9
Learn to tan your own leather and furs.
Ultimate Guide To Wilderness Living
Surviving With Nothing But Your Bare Hands And What You Find In The Woods
ISBN: 978-1-56975-650-8
Surviving with nothing but your bare hands and what you find in the woods
When Disaster Strikes
A Comprehensive Guide for Emergency Planning and Crisis Survival
ISBN: 978-1-60358-322-0
A thorough, practical guide for how to prepare for and react in many of life’s most unpredictable scenarios.

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