44 The fire wick fire starter By Len McDougall
Simple technology to create an inexpensive, waterproof, and easily-lit tinder.
53 The community treasure chest By Sandy Coates
A great idea to save money, recycle, and make new friends.
24 Our energy crisis, Part 2 of 3: Nuclear energy is sensible and safe. By John Silveira
According to John Silveira, resuming the building of nuclear power plants may not be an option anymore it may be an imperative.
58 Random weave greenbrier By Pamela Zimmerman
Directions for a simple and versatile method of weaving greenbrier or other vines to make baskets and garden sculptures.
Food and recipes
8 Whole grain breads By Richard Blunt
Richard explains how to make whole grain breads that will appeal to your entire family and still provide healthy benefits.
36 Cash in on autumn's bounty of crabapples By Linda Gabris
47 Great home-cooked meals from your storage pantry By Jackie Clay
Eating from a long-term storage pantry does not have to be boring. Jackie provides recipes using canned and dehydrated foods your family will love during hard times or not.
62 Lenie in the kitchen: Never too busy to make bread By Ilene Duffy
81 Making bouillon cubes By Selina Rifkin
78 Community-supported agriculture By Claire Wolfe