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Issue #47

September/October, 1997

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


Cover 47

Note from the publisher


   Country Bumpkins


Ayoob on firearms:
   Kids, values and "junior shooting"

Where I live:
   Following in the footsteps of the Mormon pioneers

   From honey apple crisp to French tarts, tasty apple treats are just right for fall
   Enjoy America's sugarplum — the persimmon
   Fish — this gourmet food is fun to catch, relatively easy to cook and healthy to eat

Original Poems:
   John Silveira
   Melissa Sullivan


Making a living

  • Let your imagination guide you to making money in the country


  • You can cut your costs in half by installing a chain link fence yourself
  • Make a sidewalk garden bench


  • Save your harvest leftovers with a vegetable stew mix


  • Making paper at home is a fascinating process

Self sufficiency

Computer nerd

Country living

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