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    DIY Mushroom Cultivation

    DIY Mushroom Cultivation

    Growing Mushrooms at Home for Food Medicine and Soil

    With applications in permaculture, urban farming, cooking, natural medicine, and the arts, interest in home-scale mushroom cultivation is exploding. Yet many beginners remain daunted by the perceived complexity of working with fungi.

    DIY Mushroom …

    The Year-Round Hoophouse

    The Year-Round Hoophouse

    Polytunnels for All Seasons and All Climates

    Design and build a hoophouse or polytunnel, and grow abundant produce year-round in any climate 

    Growing in hoophouses – also known as high tunnels or polytunnels – reduces the impact of an increasingly unpredictable climate on crops, mitigates …

    So You Want to Be a Modern Homesteader?

    So You Want to Be a Modern Homesteader?

    All the Dirt on Living the Good Life

    The “look before you leap” guide to the joys and pitfalls of the rural good life.

    Dreams of self-sufficiency, independence, and tranquility continue to pull in a new generation of modern homesteaders. While growing your own food and being in …

    Raising Goats Naturally, 2nd Edition

    Raising Goats Naturally, 2nd Edition

    The Complete Guide to Milk, Meat, and More

    Produce your own milk, cheese, meat, fiber, fertilizer, and more

    Incorporating dairy goats into a diversified homestead can be the key to greater greater self-sufficiency. Responding to questions and concerns from readers from all over North America …

    The Frugal Homesteader

    The Frugal Homesteader

    Living the Good Life on Less

    Foreword by Joel Salatin

    Achieve your back-to-the-land dreams without breaking the bank 

    Build your homesteading dreams with all the affordable DIY innovations, tips, and stories you need to successfully launch you on a path to self-sufficiency. Raise …

    Backyard Bounty - 2nd Edition - Revised & Updated

    Backyard Bounty - 2nd Edition - Revised & Updated

    The Complete Guide to Year-Round Organic Gardening in the Pacific Northwest

    Are you itching to start your own garden or grow more in the one you have, but feel that gardening is too challenging or time-consuming for your busy schedule? Would you like to enjoy fresh, home-grown produce every month of the year?

    Backyard Bounty …

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    The Ever Curious Gardener

    The Ever Curious Gardener

    Using a Little Natural Science for a Much Better Garden

    Curious why caressing your cucumber plants will help them bear more fruit? Or why you should grow oranges from seed even if the fruit is inedible? Or why trees need to sleep and how to help them?

    Join acclaimed gardener, scientist, and author Lee …

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    Climate-Wise Landscaping

    Climate-Wise Landscaping

    Practical Actions for a Sustainable Future

    Predictions about future effects of climate change range from mild to dire — but we're already seeing warmer winters, hotter summers, and more extreme storms. Proposed solutions often seem expensive and complex, and can leave us as individuals at …

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