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Turn your dreams of country living into a reality! The Mother Earth News Guide to Self-Reliance and Country Skills, 4th Edition is 100 pages of beneficial articles that will assist anyone wanting to live a more self-sufficient life. Nothing compares to the feeling of enjoying a meal that was raised and grown on your own land … no matter if it’s just the delicious preserves from your garden or the entire feast. There are also great articles on solar heating and other energy savings tips that will save you hundreds on your energy bills.
Several articles in this special issue provide useful and helpful tips on how to plan and maintain a successful self-sufficient homestead, from picking the perfect property to caring for the garden and livestock.
Learning to live off the land can be one of the most rewarding experiences. Preparing meals with ingredients that you cultivated yourself provides a feeling of self-accomplishment and the satisfaction of knowing where your food comes from. Being able to successfully run a self-sufficient homestead, no matter whether you live on 1 acre or 10, provides you with benefits such as money saved on bills, healthy and nutritious food, homemade remedies, and so much more.
Growing and raising your own food, completing energy-saving projects and choosing renewable energy, and more are all covered in this 100-page guide. It's jam-packed with articles that will help you start your journey toward making life more self-sufficient.
Read how to plan the perfect homestead and design your homestead on only 1 acre of land. Learn to build the best greenhouses and garden fences. Discover how to plan for food self-sufficiency and maximize your harvest.
More articles include:
Find Your Country Property - Follow this advice to locate the property that's just right for you.
Space-Saving Home Design - Has clutter taken over your life? Make your house feel bigger by tapping into five strategies that makes your homework far more efficiently.
Make Your Own Herbal Medicine - To find ingredients for many basic herbal remedies, you often need to look no further than your own backyard.
Raising Chickens for Meat - Want to ensure that the chicken on your plate was raised and processed humanely? Do it yourself!
Keeping Bees in Top-Bar Hives - Use this less-expensive method to raise bees that will pollinate your crops and provide tasty honey fresh from the comb.
Author: Mother Earth News
Mother Earth News has published thousands of articles about earth-sheltered homes, cheap solar power, organic gardening techniques, raising chickens, beekeeping, do-it-yourself project, recipes, and so much more. With this great set you can have access to all the articles Mother Earth News has published, including online content! Plus, five impressive guides that feature some of the best articles on growing and preserving food, managing your woodlot, do-it-yourself projects, and living on less.
This set includes:
Mother Earth News Archive 1970-2013: Multiplatform USB Drive
The Multiplatform USB Flash Drive contains more than 10,000 articles and web posts, published from 1970-2013, in an all new format that can be viewed on your PC, Mac, iPad, smartphone, Kindle and more. The Multiplatform Edition contains files for each year of the magazine in a format that can be transferred for viewing and searching on multiple devices. The content can only be viewed and searched year by year.
Mother Earth News Guide to Growing Your Own Food, 6th Edition
The sixth edition of the 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
This guide is filled with expert advice, tips and instructions for a 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.
Mother Earth News How to Grow and Preserve Your Own Food, 5th Edition
Filled with helpful tips, step-by-step instructions, beautiful photographs and more, this guide contains hundreds of great ways to achieve food security for you and your family.
Grit Guide to Homestead DIY Projects
Whether you want to improve your garden, care for you livestock, or just kick your feet up, this guide cover it all. This guide is filled with articles on easy, do-it-yourself projects ranging from homemade tomato cages and chicken feeders, to plans for building a garden shed or root cellar.
Grit Complete Guide to the Woodlot
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.
This first installment of our new Wiser Living Video Series DVD features some of our most popular workshops, taught by leading experts on do-it-yourself, sustainable projects. From learning the basics of pickling vegetables to making your own all-natural household cleaners to extending your garden season with easy-to-build mini-greenhouses, the MOTHER EARTH NEWS Video Series features a broad spectrum of information. Recorded by professionals, each 10- to 20-minute workshop is brought to life through vivid imagery, crisp audio and step-by-step instructions that will guide you on your path to self-sufficiency.
Gardening and Backyard Chickens
Author: Mother Earth News
Your Mozzarella & Ricotta DIY Cheese Kit includes these carefully selected and tested supplies: -Instruction/recipe handbook and unlimited email support -Fine-mesh , 100% cotton cheesecloth (also known as butter muslin) -Glass dairy thermometer (alcohol, not mercury) -Gluten-free, non-GMO vegetarian rennet tablets -Gluten-free, non-GMO citric acid - Pure, non-iodized flake salt The ingredients allow you to make at least eight batches of cheese.
Hosted by Max Armstrong and featuring the International Harvester Co. 1915 Mogul and 1917 Titan tractors magnificently restored by C.H. Wendel and Mary Kelch. Other classic tractors include: 1940 Silver King R-38, 1958 John Deere 420V, 1940 Ferguson TO-20, 1958 Massey-Ferguson 35 Deluxe, 1953 Cockshutt 20, 1939 Farmall F-20, 1936 John Deere DI, 1954 Oliver 66 Diesel, 1940 Farmall H and Number 8 Little Genius Plow, 1958 Minneapolis-Moline 2 Star Crawler, 1962 Allis-Chalmers D-15, 1959 John Deere 630 and Model 227 Cornpicker, and a 1956 Case 400 High Clearance. In addition, this video has a feature segment on the Classic Tractors Calendar Club's 15th reunion at the Missouri River Valley Steam Engine Association's "Back to the Farm Reunion" in Boonville, Mo. 2004. Run time: 75 minutes.
Get orange in action at the "All Allis" 15th Annual Upper Midwest A-C Collectors Club Show held on Larry Karg's farm near Hutchinson, Minn. Tractors and machinery of all ages, shapes and sizes - all in that beautiful Persian orange! They plow, combine wheat, bale straw and thresh. If you like Allis-Chalmers, you will love this production! 2006. Run time: 90 minutes.
The Poultry Net Plus 12/48/3 Kit is a 48-inch electrifiable prefabricated fence. To charge it, you can purchase the Hot Shock PRS-B 50 Solar Energizer Kit (item #8020).Each post includes a small, steel spike, to insert into the ground for support. This version of the fence is black and green.
Author: Premier 1
The Poultry Net Plus 12/48/3 Kit is a 48-inch electrifiable prefabricated fence. To charge it, you can purchase the Hot Shock PRS-B 50 Solar Energizer Kit (item #8020).Each post includes a small, steel spike, to insert into the ground for support. This version of the fence is black and white.
Author: Premier 1
Features four Case tractors, a Case automobile, 1957 Farmall 230, 1965 John Deere 3020 Hi-Crop, 1953 Farmall Cub, 1939 McCormick-Deering O-14, 1955 John Deere 70 LP, 1920 Samson M Cane, 1944 Oliver 70 American Beauty, 1971 Allis-Chalmers One-Sixty with Roto Baler, 1936 Massey-Harris Challenger, 1951 Gibson Model I, 1940 Minneapolis-Moline Model R and a 1954 Cockshutt 50 Row Crop. In addition to these great tractors, see the 150th Indiana State Fair Tractor Parade! 2006. Run time: 90+ minutes.
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Get rollin', rollin', rollin' with Oscar-winner Clint Eastwood in Rawhide - the trail-blazing western series that jump-started his illustrious movie career! This 7-disc set contains all 22 episodes from the first season, plus a bonus episode from Season 2, to get you back in the saddle with everybody's favorite cowhand, Rowdy Yates; his tough-minded trail boss, Gil Favor (Eric Fleming); and a whole herd of legendary guest stars. With villains who will rob you blind and heroes who will steal your heart, the Wild West has never been so much fun.
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The latest by Kansas artist Matthew Stallbaumer, "Season's Sunset" is the eagerly anticipated follow-up to 2003's "Community Thrashin.'" This vivid country scene reflects the enjoyment of a time often encountered by farmers and country cruisers — the end of a day, the change of a season. Enthusiasts will note the late model 4020 John Deere and the Chevrolet's body style reflect an end of an era. Several more farm-life details (some less obvious than others!) make this print a magnificent addition to any home.
Only 750 "limited edition" prints were produced, each signed and numbered by the artist, so order yours now before they're gone!
Author: Matthew Stallbaumer
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