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Building and tools
8 Homesite preparation and foundation By David Lee
Practical advice on preparing a homesite with minimum impact on your land.
53 Build a 6500-gallon concrete water tank for $1500 By Dorothy Ainsworth
Yes, you can develop a water supply without investing a fortune.
35 Make your own biodiesel for 80¢ per gallon By Jeffrey R. Yago, PE, CEM
With the price and scarcity of fossil fuels, biodiesel is a viable and inexpensive alternative.
42 Water development: Wells for the homestead By Roy Martin
What type of well might fit your needs? Roy Martin covers them all.
63 The enchanting Chanterelle By Devon Winter
Before going out into the forest to pick Chanterelles, read this comprehensive article on identifying, harvesting, and preparing this delicious delicacy.
68 Starting over: Part 11 By Jackie Clay
Jackie’s garden flourishes in spite of a killing frost. Work on the house continues, and with her friend Tom’s help, half of the roof is installed.
16 No fuss, no muss, one-pan grouse supper By Linda Gabris
59 Homemade pickles and relishes By Linda Gabris
Store-bought has nothing on these homemade goodies. With Linda’s detailed directions, you can put up your autumn harvest for use all winter long.
76 Extreme Ghanaian trout By Linda Gabris
Who would have thought trout could be so elegant?
81 Tantalizing ginger By Linda Gabris
Not only is ginger a versatile spice, but its health benefits are well known by herbalists worldwide.
Farm and Garden
78 Raising quail By Allen Easterly