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GRIT GUIDE TO MODERN HOMESTEADING THE OLD-FASHIONED WAY

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In this new and exciting guide from GRIT, you'll discover information on fixing up old farmhouses; financing rural properties; raising sheep, cattle, pigs and poultry; and much more. The Guide to Mod…

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In this new and exciting guide from GRIT, you'll discover information on fixing up old farmhouses; financing rural properties; raising sheep, cattle, pigs and poultry; and much more. The Guide to Modern Homesteading is filled cover-to-cover with articles on finding your dream rural property, buying and affording it, and how to maintain it once it's yours.

The expert advice here will guide you in your homestead hunt, so that you can locate the property that's just right for you and your family. Read five points to consider before moving to the country. Learn about septic systems that will help you save money on design and maintenance. Find out how livestock, in addition to providing meat and eggs, can mow lawns, work garden soil, dig stumps and more.

Other articles include:

  • How to Live on a Rural Property Even if You Can't Afford It - There's always a way to live the life you want!
  • Quonset Hut Homestead - In two months, and for less than $35,000, one couple created a self-sufficient homestead.
  • Barns and Outbuildings - Plan with the future in mind, advises a longtime farmer whose "small" operation has outgrown several barns and sheds - and isn't done yet.
  • Go Solar - Install a renewable energy system for home heating, hot water and electricity.
  • Living in a Tiny Home - Learn what it's like to live within 128 square feet.
  • Rules for Raising Livestock - Here's a primer on the basic guidelines for raising livestock, including feed, living space and manure.

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MOTHER EARTH NEWS SELF-RELIANT RESOURCE SET


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Price: $25.00

Tired of spending so much money on grocery bills? Or, spending an absurd amount on energy bills for your home? Do you want to enjoy a homegrown, healthy meal with your family this year? This new set f…

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Tired of spending so much money on grocery bills? Or, spending an absurd amount on energy bills for your home? Do you want to enjoy a homegrown, healthy meal with your family this year? This new set from MOTHER EARTH NEWS has thousands of articles that can help you live a more sustainable, satisfying lifestyle. With the MOTHER EARTH NEWS Self-Reliant Resource Set you will have all the information to grow your own food all year, manage rural property, grow heirloom vegetables, and have all the MOTHER EARTH NEWS articles form 1970-2013 right at your fingertips.

This set includes:
Heirloom Vegetable Gardening E-book on DVD
This remarkable e-book is the bible for gardeners who choose to explore the fabulous flavors, fascinating history and astonishing diversity of vegetables. Food historian William Woys Weaver profiles 280 heirloom varieties, providing recipes, growing advice and authoritative history.

MOTHER EARTH NEWS Archive 1970-2013: Classic DVD
With this version of the archive, you can search for articles about earth-sheltered homes, cheap solar power, organic gardening techniques, raising chickens, beekeeping, do-it-yourself projects, delicious recipes and much more. Find almost every story, tip and technique published in the magazine and online from 1970-2013 - more than 10,000 articles.

MOTHER EARTH NEWS Guide to Growing Your Own Food, 6th Edition
Perfect for beginning gardeners and experts alike, the sixth edition of the MOTHER EARTH NEWS Guide to Growing Your Own Food has tips and advice for organic pest control, container gardening, storing produce, shade-grown vegetables and much more.

MOTHER EARTH NEWS Guide to Living On Less, 5th Edition
Save money this year with hundreds of self-reliant tips found in the 5th edition of MOTHER EARTH NEWS Guide to Living on Less. It's filled with expert advice, tips and instructions for a money-saving, sustainable life. From saving money on groceries to easy projects for instant energy savings, the ideas in this guide let you enjoy the luxury of living on less.

GRIT Guide to Modern Homesteading the Old-Fashioned Way
In this new and exciting guide from GRIT, you'll discover information on fixing up old farmhouses; financing rural properties; raising sheep, cattle, pigs and poultry; and much more. The Guide to Modern Homesteading is filled cover-to-cover with articles on finding your dream rural property, buying and affording it, and how to maintain it once it's yours.

Natural Home Produce Bags
Made of polyester, these reusable produce bags with drawstrings are great for grocery shopping. The set includes four 11" x 14" bags and one 6.75" x 6.75" bag.

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MOTHER EARTH NEWS GUIDE TO FAMILY HEALTH, 2ND EDITION


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Price: $6.99

Help boost your family’s health with the more than 220 tips for natural wellness offered inside the latest MOTHER EARTH NEWS Guide to Family Health. The second edition of this glossy-paged guide will …

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Help boost your family’s health with the more than 220 tips for natural wellness offered inside the latest MOTHER EARTH NEWS Guide to Family Health. The second edition of this glossy-paged guide will help you keep your family’s health under control with helpful articles covering topics such as what chemicals to ban from your home, using vinegar, how to eat well for more energy, and ways to keep your heart healthy.

Discover 13 household uses for baking soda to help clean, deodorize, soothe and more. Read solutions to help fight redness, dry skin, and bumps and blemished caused by sensitive skin. Learn how over-the-counter pain relievers can cause problems and try effective, natural options. Help reduce refined grains in your diet with high-quality, nutritious alternatives.

Articles in the guide include:

  • De-Plasticize Your Life: Plastic is pervasive. Get harmful plastic out of your life for good with these simple steps.
  • Homemade Beauty: Make your own body-care products at home with these simple and affordable solutions.
  • Sleep Naturally: If you are one of the millions who find restful sleep elusive, try this expert advice.
  • Stock a Do-It-All Freezer: Arm yourself with smart freezer strategies to save time and money.
  • Summer Harvesting Guide: Enjoy the garden harvest all year with this plant-by-plant guide.

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GRIT GUIDE TO HOMESTEAD DIY PROJECTS

GRIT
Paperback

Price: $6.99

In this newest addition to the Barnyard Series, you'll discover information on making raised garden beds; building a chicken tractor; constructing your own workbench; and much more. The Guide to Homestead DIY Projects contains easy, do-it-yourself projects ranging from homemade tomato cages and chicken feeders, to plans for building a garden shed or root cellar.

Whether you want to improve your garden, care for your livestock, or just kick your feet up, this guide covers it all. Learn how to build a better trellis, a hay feeder for smaller livestock, or a porch swing using recycled wood pallets.

Other articles include:

  • 3 Easy-to-Build Outdoor Benches – Build one or more of these attractive outdoor benches, sized to fit your needs.
  • How to Build a Hitching Post – Keep your livestock under control with this DIY project.
  • Backyard Bread Oven – Build this easy adobe cooker in a weekend.
  • Build a Compost Tumbler – Rapidly rot your way to rich and healthy garden soil.
  • How to Build a Stone Culvert – Learn how to build a stone culvert with dry-stacked and flared wing walls to divert water.
  • Quonset Hut Homestead – In two months, and for less than $35K, one couple created a self-sufficient homestead.

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GRIT COMPLETE GUIDE TO THE WOODLOT

GRIT
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Price: $6.99

In this guide you'll discover information on managing your forest, how to choose a woodstove, making money from your wooded acres, and much more. The Complete Guide to the Woodlot explores ways to get…

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In this guide you'll discover information on managing your forest, how to choose a woodstove, making money from your wooded acres, and much more. The Complete Guide to the Woodlot explores ways to get the most out of your woods, from the science of stacking firewood and choosing the best wood for burning to picking the best chainsaw and selling timber from your land.

Whether you want to heat your home with wood, grill with wood chunks, or pick the perfect log splitter, this guide covers it all. Learn how to build a kitchen island, make your own wooden shakes, or maintain your property with a chipper-shredder.

Other articles include:

  • The Time-Honored Art of Splitting Wood: Once you’ve mastered the tools and techniques, splitting wood by hand can be a pleasure.
  • The Art of Coppicing: This ancient technique lets forests produce timber without killing trees.
  • How to Make a Homemade Fire Starter: A few ordinary household items can be combined to easily create a starter for your fireplace.
  • When to Choose Wood Heat: For some households, heating with wood is a smart, sustainable option. Learn about the benefits and costs of using a woodstove to heat your home.
  • Home Lumber Mill: Crafting Dimensional Sawed Timbers: Portable sawmills let you use your lumber from your land.
  • Profit With a Portable Sawmill Business: Learn how to generate money for the homestead by processing wood, custom cutting lumber, and more.

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