Issue #34 of Backwoods Home Magazine. July/August, 1995

Issue #34

July/August, 1995

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Departments

Cover 34

Note from the publisher

Letters

Editorial:
   The politics of tragedy

Think of it this way

Commentary
   The unfairness of property taxes

Reviews
   The Morning Hill Cookbook
   The FIJA Activist

Recipes:
   Make herbal wines
   Enjoy zucchini all year
   Mediterranean food — healthful home cooking at its best
   Luchbox cookies
   Zucchini milk
   How about a delicious thisle salad?

Just for kids:
   Life in the forest

Original poems:
   Annie Duffy
   Meaghan Silveira

Contents

Building/Tools/Housing

  • Need a privy? Here’s the right way to build one
  • Build a cool pool for a refreshing price
  • Here’s a new idea for a burn barrel

Self Sufficiency

  • Making teas from wild plants and herbs
  • From emergency shower to backpack friend, the garden sprayer is a real versatile tool
  • Here’s how Old Italy and I teamed up to make a really neat & useful non-electric pasta machine
  • Buy prescription drugs cheaply and without a prescription
  • Create your own emergency water supply
  • You can turn dumpster-diving into an urban treasure hunt
  • How to make your own dressings and bandages
  • Homemade soap — it’s easy to make, high in quality and you can even make a living with it
  • Start a home-based herb business
  • Troubleshoot your own PC

Country living

  • Try our country clichés quiz
  • If it’s personality you like, farm animals have a lot

Farm/Garden

  • Freeze that sweet corn and enjoy it all year long
  • Grow your own bay tree

Firearms

  • Effective rounds for the backwoods

Crafts

  • Make a quillow

Americana/History

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