The Forgotten Skills of Self-Sufficiency Used by the Mormon PioneersCedar Fort, Inc. - Using truly simple techniques, harsh weather, you can cultivate the pioneer's independence to provide safety against lost wages, economic recession, and commercial contamination and shortages. Many people dream of becoming self-reliant during these times of fluctuating prices and uncertain job security.
Strengthen your family's self-reliance as you discover anew the joy of homegrown food, thrift, and self-sufficient living.
More Forgotten Skills of Self-SufficiencyCedar Fort, Inc. - Bestselling author caleb Warnock is back with a new collection of skills to help your family gain independence and self-reliance. Learn about self-seeding vegetables, keep chickens without ever buying feed, collect water from rain and snow, find wild vege.
Forgotten Skills of Backyard Herbal Healing and Family HealthHobble Creek Press - Discover how to use natural remedies safely, so you can nurture your family's wellness without leaving home. Modern medicine can work wonders, but most of it has roots in the healing powers you can find in your own backyard. This informative book teaches you to harvest, dry, and store herbs that will keep you healthy.
The Art of Baking With Natural Yeast: Breads, Pancakes, Waffles, Cinnamon Rolls & MuffinsFront Table Books - Bread geek" melissa richardson, coauthor of The Art of Baking with Natural Yeast, is back with new and refined techniques and tips that will take your natural yeast breads to the next level. Try over 60 new recipes, including vegan, and no-wait recipes like:cranberry Ginger LoafVegan WafflesCracked Pepper Spelt CrackersBasil Dinner CrepesSalted Chocolate Sourdough Bread From troubleshooting tips to artistic finishing touches, this guide will make baking with natural yeast fail-proof, diabetic-friendly, healthy, and delicious every time.
So grab your starter, flour your hands, and get ready to bake! Say goodbye to commercial yeast, natural yeast is a fun and healthy solution to baking all the foods you love while improving your body's antioxidants, and hello to a healthier body! With allergies to gluten and commercial yeast on the rise, breaking down grains, and making your bread taste more delicious than ever.
Cold Times: How to Prepare for the Mini Ice AgeAuctoritas Publishing LLC - No holds barred guidebook to surviving the coming Mini Ice Age. Covers choosing a location, solar and alt energy, storm sheltering, raising chickens, retrofitting for severe cold and heavy snow, heating, health preservation, home defense and firearms, goats and other hardy livestock, rabbits, storing and growing cold resilient food and medicinal herbs, water collection and filtering, psychology of survival and much more.
Included are multiple "from scratch" recipes for bread and beer starter cultures, making wines, tanning hides, and how to calculate how much to plant for your group. Wide ranging and comprehensive, the book is drawn from the author's five decades of experience and education.
Gene Logsdon's Practical Skills: A Revival of Forgotten Crafts, Techniques, and TraditionsEcho Point Books & Media - Gene logsdon has long served as a voice of grounded agricultural wisdom. Gene logsdon’s practical Skills is a book you can learn from for years to come. In gene logsdon’s practical skills, he turns his attention to traditional crafts and practices, culinary, reviving and documenting the homemaking, and agricultural skills handed down through generations of American farmers.
This wide-ranging volume of practical instruction is divided into 5 parts, each focused on a different aspect of country life, including: Home maintenance and comfort Food preparation and domestic chores Landscaping and gardening Barn construction and livestock management Agricultural and woodlot land management Develop the skills your grandparents knew by heart.
Gene Logsdon's Practical Skills: A Revival of Forgotten Crafts, Techniques, and Traditions - Ships from Vermont. His wry humor and keen insights have made him a favorite among homesteaders, orchardists, gardeners, and farmers.
Food Storage: Preserving Meat, Dairy, and EggsCreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform - The book is divided into two sections. Part two begins with meat and works it's way through beef/venison/elk, and fish; then dairy: milk, goat/sheep, turkey, rabbit, duck/goose, butter, yogurt and sour cream, chicken, pork/bear, cheeses, and finishes with a chapter on preserving eggs. Part one is an explanation of all the preserving methods, how to do them, and Fermenting, Smoking, Oil, Brining, Pickling, Freezing, as well as some not-as-often heard of ones as Ash, and what you'll need: Canning, Sugaring, Dehydrating, Salting, and Honey for preservation.
The authors are working on the volume, grains, "Preserving Vegetables, and Beans" and hope to finish it over the winter 2013/2014. There is also information about what doesn't work and why. All the methods that work well with each food are explained along with directions for the preparation and processing of that food.
Food Storage: Preserving Meat, Dairy, and Eggs - The authors live on opposite ends of the country North and South and bring some of their own regional flavor to the books, making them interesting as well as informative. The next volume, nuts, "preserving Fruits, and Seeds" is set up the same way and can also be purchased from amazon. Com. There are a lot of books about food preserving but what sets this book apart is that each food and all the methods for preserving that particular food are described in their own chapters.
The Prepper's Water Survival Guide: Harvest, Treat, and Store Your Most Vital ResourceUlysses Press - No source is left untapped in this all-encompassing guide to supplying life-saving water after a disasteryou can survive up to three weeks without food, but only three days without water! When catastrophe strikes, having enough water can spell the difference between life and death. 224 pages. The prepper's Water Survival Guide Book.
Complete guide for how to store, treat, and harvest your most vital resource. Including complete instructions for collecting rainwater and digging a well. Discover real-world applications for harvesting and purifying water from a variety of sources. Softcover. Thanks to this book’s laser-focus on water, test the water you collect for dangerous toxins, you’ll quickly learn how to: •Store fresh water•Collect rainwater•Purify water from lakes & rivers•Dig a well for groundwaterIn addition to harvesting water, you’ll gain the tools to keep large stores untainted for long periods of time, and treat water-related illnesses that are commonly contracted during a disaster.
The Prepper's Water Survival Guide: Harvest, Treat, and Store Your Most Vital Resource - The prepper’s water survival Guide offers a step-by-step plan with straightforward information you can easily follow. Ships from Vermont.
The Year-Round Vegetable Gardener: How to Grow Your Own Food 365 Days a Year, No Matter Where You LiveStorey Publishing, LLC - Even in winter’s coldest months you can harvest fresh, delicious produce. Gives you information for what to plan and when. Color photos. Ships from Vermont. No matter where you live, you’ll soon enjoy a thriving vegetable garden year-round. Learn how to select the best varieties for each season, the art of succession planting, and how to build inexpensive structures to protect your crops from the elements.
224 pages. Full of techniques for year-round growing and harvesting. Even includes step-by-step photo instructions for building a cold frame. Complete guide for how to store, treat, and harvest your most vital resource. Including complete instructions for collecting rainwater and digging a well. Discover real-world applications for harvesting and purifying water from a variety of sources.
The Year-Round Vegetable Gardener: How to Grow Your Own Food 365 Days a Year, No Matter Where You Live - Softcover. Explains the equipment you need during the cold seasons. Drawing on insights gained from years of growing vegetables in Nova Scotia, Niki Jabbour shares her simple techniques for gardening throughout the year. The prepper's Water Survival Guide Book.
Shallow-pit Garden Composting: The Easy, No-smell, No-turning Way to Create Organic Compost for Your Garden The Backyard Renaissance CollectionFamilius - The prepper's Water Survival Guide Book. Even includes step-by-step photo instructions for building a cold frame. Color photos. Many gardeners give up making backyard compost in frustration the compost pile smells, it requires too much work to turn the heap, and the process requires too many ingredients and too much attention.
Gives you information for what to plan and when. Explains the equipment you need during the cold seasons. Complete guide for how to store, treat, and harvest your most vital resource. Including complete instructions for collecting rainwater and digging a well. Discover real-world applications for harvesting and purifying water from a variety of sources.
Shallow-pit Garden Composting: The Easy, No-smell, No-turning Way to Create Organic Compost for Your Garden The Backyard Renaissance Collection - Softcover. Shallow pit composting works with Mother Nature, letting her do the work!" Ships from Vermont. 224 pages. Full of techniques for year-round growing and harvesting. With this method, never smells, the compost never needs to be turned, and is ready in half the time. What to do? return to the way that compost has been made for centuries in shallow pits.
Any backyard gardener can make volumes of sustainable compost without any work. Gardeners who have used compost barrels or kits know that their experience ends in one way: a smelly barrel that, after months of care, produces only a tiny amount of compost.