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Issue #13

January/February, 1992

This issue is Sold Out.
Most articles are included in our print anthology
Backwoods Home Magazine — The Third Year
Click on General Store to the left.
Click on items listed in red to read them.


Cover 13

Note from the publisher


   "There's no stopping term limits"

Just for kids:
   Logic puzzles

   Classic vegetarian dishes

Original Poems and short story:
   Tom Chance
   John Earl Silveira
   Rosemary White's Mushrooms

Book, magazine & video reviews:    Shelters, Shacks and Shanties
   The Potential of Herbs as a Cash Crop
   The Consumer's Guide to Planet Earth
   Rodale's Chemical Free Yard and Garden
   Hydroponics: Set Up, Care and Maintenance

Product review:    The Basic Survival Tool



  • There's nothing like metal roofing
  • New homes from old homes
  • The Toolbox — hammers & drills
  • Some ideas for remodeling and living from Catamount Farm


  • Reliving "The American West" at the Hart Canyon Rendezvous
  • Why does the year begin in January?

Alternative energy

  • How an inverter fits into your solar electric system

Country living/Crafts

  • A road kill could kill you too!
  • Creating with saltdough
  • A woman's backwoods philosophy

Self sufficiency/Money/

  • Some tips on drying foods at home
  • Learning to shoot safely, effectively
  • Opportunity is knocking for the country parson
  • Daily life of the country parson
  • Clean up with house cleaning
  • How to homebrew beer


  • Hydroponics — growing plants indoors without soil
  • A hydroponic greenhouse
  • Butchering, cleaning and cooking chickens


  • Animal lifesavers — CPR & comfrey

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