Dear MOTHER: August/September 2013

Reader letters about self-sufficiency and sustainable living, the U.S. Army’s net-zero initiative, backyard chickens, the White House garden, the Puyallup MOTHER EARTH NEWS FAIR, an outdoor wood boiler, The Encyclopedia of Country Living, raised garden beds and pressure canning.

“The Encyclopedia of Country Living” is a reprint of “An Old-Fashioned Recipe Book” by Carla Emery.
Cover Courtesy Sasquatch Books