8 Start your food storage on $10 a week By Alan T. Hagan
Alan Hagan provides a common sense approach to starting a food storage program on a shoestring budget. He demonstrates how a smart shopper, with little money, can accumulate a handsome store of food in a reasonable amount of time.
18 Seven common medicinal plants By Marcella Shaffer
30 Raise tobacco for trade or barter in hard times By Rev. J.D. Hooker
34 Making maple syrup By Marcella Shaffer
57 Roughing it with plastic trash bags By Christopher Nyerges
70 The Water System, Part 2: Tanks and Pumps By Michael Hackleman
This is the second installment of Michael Hackleman's three-part series on water. In this issue he explores tanks and pumps that can be incorporated into a self-sufficient water system.
22   Cooking from food storage with rice   By Richard Blunt
Richard Blunt provides four great rice recipes as he traces the history on one of the oldest—and certainly the most widely cultivated—foods known to man.
36   The solar bakery—quickbreads and cakes   By Jennifer Stein Barker
40  Teach speed reading to your children even if you can't speed read yourself   By George Stancliffe
You can teach your children to speed read without knowing how to speed read yourself. George Stancliffe provides step-by-step instructions that can turn your kid into a reading superstar.
Farm and Garden
15   Leaf it to old Mother Nature   By Jim Mcpherson
16   Harvesting and freezing apples   By Tom R. Kovach
53  Blanching vegetables   By Tom R. Kovach
62   Waising wascally wabbits for din-dins   By Don Fallick
14   A house for an outdoor dog   By Tom R. Kovach
85  A salvaged oak floor for $5   By Robert L. Williams