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Issue #24

November/December, 1993

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


Departments

Cover 24

Note from the publisher

Letters

Editorial:
   Flushing toilets with other people's money

Original poems:
   John Earl Silveira

Just for kids:
   Some good clean fun!

Recipes:
   Muffin Magic
   Venison recipes


Contents

Self sufficiency/Money

  • Drying food — low cost, easy way to preserve your harvest
  • Gathering low cost firewood
  • Protect your home and family from fire
  • Ostriches and emus — backwoods bonanza or feathered pyramid?
  • Small engine maintenance for women
  • Getting sugar from trees

Farm/Garden

  • Winter protection and planting of fruit trees
  • Fall pumpkins and squash

Country life

  • Preparing for snow-ins
  • Cabin fever

Independent energy

  • Wind power from the past
  • Wind power in the present
  • Thermal mass has its place, but R value is the more efficient

Americana

  • Thanksgiving — a celebration of freedom and harvest

Building/Tools

  • Design and build a barn


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