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Issue #129

May/June, 2011

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DEPARTMENTS
6  Editor's Note

7  Editorial:
      An American dollar worth two cents

30  The Gee Whiz Page

31  Irreverent joke page

46  Making a living:
      Daniel Le Grow: Licensed herbicide and pesticide applicator

67  Ask Jackie:
      Woodstove cooking, recovering a garden, acorns, storing sugar and salt, etc.

75  Movie review:
      Atlas Shrugged

80  Lenie in the kitchen
      Dutch oven stew for Sunday night dinner

81  Letters

85  Classified ads (pdf)

85  Classified advertising form

87   Advertiser Index

88-94   BHM anthologies & books

95-96  Order form/Subscription Info

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Cover 129
ABOUT THE COVER
Don Childers painted this scene to support Jackie Clay's seed saving article which begins on page 8. Saving your own seed will not only help you save money in your garden every year, but it is also good for peace of mind. As Jackie puts it, "seed is like money in the bank."
FEATURES

Self-reliance

38  A homesteader's journal, part 1
   By Dani Payne

48  LED lighting, part 3
   By Tim Thorstenson

72  Make your own firestarters
   By Claire Wolfe

Building

24  Building Eric's house, part 5   By Dorothy Ainsworth

SECTION TITLE

8  Saving seeds
   By Jackie Clay

32  Medicating your cattle   By Melissa Nelson

36  Is that a good pig?
   By Kim Dieter

77  The under-appreciated sweet potato   By Vernon Lewis

Food and recipes

18  Family dinner at Backwoods Home Magazine
   By Richard Blunt

60  Cabbage for good health and great eating   By Linda Gabris



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