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American Miniature Horse Farm
Over 100 pictures of AMHA miniature horses, mini news, training tips, mini horses for sale, hundreds of links. Home of three National Champions!
Bushy-Tail Cafe Deer Feeders
A unique, squirrel-operated wildlife feeder that uses the energy of hungry squirrels to feed deer and other wildlife all year long.
Carter Performance Horses
Features quarter horse stallion, and the Ohio home of Peppy Dry Bonanza, stud services, quarter horses, horses for sale, NCHA stallion.
Chicken Keeping Secrets
Guide to Keeping Happy, Healthy, Egg Laying Chickens In Your Own Backyard.
Secrets to Dog Training
Discover how 'Secrets to Dog Training' will help you to resolve all your dog's behavior problems quickly and for good. These problems include aggression, biting, digging, barking, chewing, jumping, housetraining, whining, bolting out the front door, separation anxiety, pulling on the leash, and a lot more

      Books / Videos / Publications

Alternative Energy Resources
"Understanding and Installing Your Own Solar Electric System" - an ebook full of info, worksheets and a large online resource section
Internationalist Books
A non-profit, community-owned bookstore and community center in Chapel Hill, North Carolina
Great how-to videos on choosing the right PEX Tubing for your application and the differences between the PEX Crimp, Clamp, Press, Compression, Expansion & Sharkbite fitting systems.
A selection of books on preparedness, home schooling, self-sufficiency & survival.

      Building / Homes

12,000 Shed Plans & More
Offers the most complete home project resource you can buy on the Internet. It provides expert advice with step-by-step techniques, photos and diagrams to make every project easy to tackle.
14,000 Woodworking Plans & Projects
Download Thousands Of Woodworking Plans And Easily Learn Over 20 Years of Woodworking Knowledge
50 straw bale house plans featuring low cost, owner/builder, passive solar.
BarnPlans, Inc
Blueprints for a selection of attractive two story Gambrel Roof Barns, and more. Plans for your Horse Barn, Barn Home, Garage/Workshop.
Cabana Village
Offers "drag and drop" customization feature to design and price custom garden shed, pool house and cabin kits.
Ellis Nunn & Associates
Luxury custom log home designers / architects. Jackson Hole Wyoming, Big Sky Montana, The Yellowstone Club, and well beyond.
Ironbuilt Steel Buildings
Ironbuilt Steel Buildings Factory designs and manufactures steel buildings and metal buildings.
Little Cedar Log Homes
Builders of log homes in Missouri and surrounding states. Also offering log siding and aromatic red cedar products.
Hundreds of links, articles, & information to assist with log home building and buying research
Modulog Cedar Siding
Turn your house in to a log home today with real cedar log siding
Pariso Log Homes
Builders of stock and custom log homes
Professional Dome Plans
A book of detailed shop drawings and simple formulas for building wood framed, 3v icosa, panelized geodesic domes.
Small Cabin Plans
Build a small cabin with small cabin plans. We have small cabin plans for hunting cabins, fishing camps or cabin plans for a vacation home.

      Charity / Volunteer

Dream Catchers, USA
Making dreams and wishes come true for people with disabilities

      Consumer / Money

Cagey Consumer
Information to help you make good decisions and avoid bad deals..
Discount Long Distance Rates
Discount long distance and other communications services.

      Crafts & Hobbies

Mielke's Farm
Equipment, books, supplies and instruction for weaving, spinning, knitting, dyeing, and more.and more.
Out of the Woods-Wooden Spoons
Handcarved wooden spoons and other quality cooking utensils


Build It Solar
Helps people with DIY skills who have no solar experience to build successful solar projects.
Car and Deep Cycle Battery FAQ
Consumer car and deep cycle battery answers to Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs).
Dragonfly Wind Generator
Wind Generator Plans and Blade Kits. Low cost, low tech plans. Can be adapted to almost any type alternator or generator. Good drawings. Also blades and kit blades for this type unit
EV Solar Products
We specialize in the design, installation and sale of solar, wind and water pumping systems.
Provides tutorials, both beginner & advanced and interactive online design tools for Solar Energy Systems.
Energy-related news, articles, information, and resources. Hundreds of articles on heating, cooling, energy efficiency, insulation, solar, water heating, geothermal, hydro, and more.
Kansas Wind Power & Astronomy
Since 1975 Solar/Wind Electric Systems, Water Pumps, Propane Appliances, Grain Mills, Bulk Foods, Solar Cooker, Composting Toilets, Radios, Bed Warmer
Nevada Solar Living
Nevada Solar Living was created to provide information about solar power and other forms of renewable energy.
An alternative energy website for solar, wind and hydro power experimentors and enthusiasts--anyone that likes to make their electricity from scratch. Plans, parts, used/surplus equipment, and lots of free information.
Rainbow Power Company
Rainbow Power Company is a specialised manufacturer, distributor and retailer of renewable energy equipment - Solar, Wind, Hydro, Biomass.
We sell Xantrex power inverters and portable power units. We also carry ICP global solar panels.

      Equipment / Tools

Micro-Mill Chainsaw Guide
Accutech Innovations has developed a very lightweight, small, and durable chainsaw mill that functions with greater accuracy than any other mill.

      Farm / Garden

Growing Creativity. "You Can Grow" organic - using plants as a medium for creative expression and personal growth
Gardening supplies, garden tools, flowering plants, and home products. Garden Outlet Online has garden tips and gardening information.
Farm Wholesale Greenhouses
Affordable hobby greenhouse kits in a variety of sizes and styles. Unique double-walled paneling provides optimum diffused light.
Homestead Products
Gardening, Farming, Rural Living, & How-To Information and Products

      Firearms / Weapons / Ammunition
Online store selling antique and replica swords, military sabers, daggers, knives, medieval armor, articles, bookstore, auctions.
Your number one source for all things ammo related! Everything is In Stock-we don't do back-orders...ever. All orders placed by 3pm EST ship the same day- everything else ships the following business day!

      Food / Recipes / Supplies

Affordable organic bulk herbs & spices! Featuring organic farming, scientific studies, medical options, healing alternatives & unique resource links!
Official Secret Restaurant Recipes
Learn the jealously guarded secrets behind dishes from billion dollar restaurants like The Cheesecake Factory®, KFC®, The Olive Garden®, PF Chang's®, Red Lobster®, Chili's®, (plus many others) and learn how to easily make them at home!
Pleasant Hill Grain
Kuhn Rikon Pressure Cookers, Bosch Mixers and Meat Slicers and more cooking items at great prices.
The Sneaky Kitchen
Dedicated to those who need to help children and other family members eat a healthier diet, even if they don't want to!


Crabapple Hills Farm
A rustic furnishings gallery featuring elegant handcrafted hickory, high western, adirondack, and rustic furniture with an equestrian flare


The Back to the Land Store
The Back to the Land Store offers a community-based, family-oriented approach to healing and feeding our natural surroundings. We offer Amish Quilts, Bread Baking Equipment, Farming Equipment, Grain Mills, Water Pumps, Windmills, Cook Stoves, Milking Equipment, and more.
Rural living in principal and practice
Homesteading Today Forum
Neighborly help and thoughtful advice.
Homesteading with Ozarkguy
Based from the Missouri Ozarks - you'll find plenty of backwoods, homesteading and survival information!

      Hunting / Fishing / Camping / Boating

Hunt Fish Camp Wisconsin
If you are looking to hunt, fish or camp in the United States or Canada check this site out!
Jammer Boat and Canoe
Rugged fiberglass hybrid canoes for paddling, hunting, or fishing.
Tennessee Sportsman
Your online source for hunting, fishing, camping and boating information in the State of Tennessee.

      Newsletters / Email Groups

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BHM Readers
This email group is for people who enjoy Backwoods Home Magazine and want to have a list to discuss topics, share ideas, recipes, or anything else from the mag. All are welcome who love true freedom and independence!!

      Politics / Patriotism / Commentary

Advocates for Self-Government
Libertarian leaning advocates of self-government. Articles, links and more.
Cato Institute
A nonpartisan public policy research foundation, the Cato Institute seeks to broaden the parameters of public policy debate to allow consideration of more options that are consistent with the traditional American principles of limited government, individual liberty, and peace.
The Free State Project
The Free State Project is a plan in which 20,000 or more liberty-oriented people will move to a single state of the U.S. to secure a free society.
Fully Informed Jury Assn.
Learn how each of us can take back our rights and freedoms by using our power and duty to judge the law, and how it is being applied, as well as the facts of a case.
Libertarian Party
Home page of the only political party that supports true personal freedom and responsibility.

      Preparedness / Self-Reliance

Captain Dave's Survival Center and Preparedness Resource
A wealth of information on surviving and preparing for natural and man-made disasters, including Y2K.
Hudson Safety Products
Home Security and Surveillance, Child Safety and Injury Prevention, Diversion Safes, Self Defense, Survival Tools and Common Sense Safety Items.
Pioneer Preparedness Products
Be ready for extended power failures when the Y2K Millennium Bug Strikes!

      Readers' Websites

Dave's Outdoor Adventure page
From hiking the 2,000 mile Appalachian Trail to paddling the Yukon river across Alaska... join me on the wilderness trip of your life!
Peter O'Brien's Home Page
Warning! If you are a thin-skinned, weak-stomached, Clinton-loving liberal, this web site is NOT for you.
Pearl's Potions
My homemade oils, lotions and goats milk soap with links to my 4-H goat project page.

      Real Estate

C.J.'s Mountain Paradise
Own the American dream. Colorado mountain properties for sale
Find Your Ideal Country Home
Home page of Gene GeRue, author of How To Find Your Ideal Country Home. Q&As, articles, book reviews of top country living books.
Woods and Waters
A real estate site with locations throughout the Ozark Mountains.

      Second Amendment

Gun Owners of America
"The only no-compromise gun lobby in Washington."    -Rep. Ron Paul (R-TX)
Shooters' Committee On Political Education
New York State's 2nd Amendment Civil Rights Organization for the preservation of firearms ownership, as guaranteed by the Bill of Rights.
Second Amendment Sisters
Organized by five women whose goal is to promote awareness of the civil right to self-defense, educate people on how it and the Second Amendment relate to women, and promote greater patriotism.

      Self Defense / Survival / Primitive Skills

Survivalist Information
Links, personal information and experiences
Survival Sheath Systems
Manufacturing and supplying custom urban and rural equipment on a personal basis to fit individual situations for personal defense and survival.
TBO-TECH Self Defense Products
Self defense and personal protection products including stun guns, pepper sprays, and tasers. (or something similar)


Kentucky Barrels
New and Vintage Kentucky Whiskey Barrels, Barrel Parts, and Barrel Furniture
A heavy duty retaining system which works great on holding on bottom sheets for standard and odd sized mattresses.
Walrus Egg Company
High quality, handmade corncob backscratchers. Works better than anything you've ever used! Several models to choose from. Quality materials and craft

      Wood/Coal/Corn Stoves / Water Heaters

Obadiah's Woodstoves
Top of the line stoves, furnaces, BBQ grills, water heaters, and accessories at the best prices on the web.
Pinnacle Corn Stoves
Save energy and money heating your home with stoves that use corn for fuel!


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