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Building and tools
71 How to build a good fence for your homestead By Charles Sanders
Common sense and a few good tools are the main ingredients in building a good fence.
35 Are hydrogen-fueled cars pie-in-the-sky? By Jeffrey R. Yago, PE, CEM
Is hydrogen the solution to the high cost of fossil fuels? Jeff explains why this may not be the answer.
40 Tomatoes! growing, canning, drying By Jackie Clay
Jackie shares the secrets of tomatoes from start to finish.
66 The best city garden By Anita Evangelista
If you think you can’t grow a garden in the city, think again. In this article you will learn how to garden in containers, grow vertically, and use window boxes to produce healthy produce for your family.
8 The modern day small family ranch By John Silveira
Always dreamed of being part of a cattle roundup? Be part of this one in southern Oregon without all the hard work. John Silveira looks on as the Fall Creek Ranch crew performs the job of processing cattle.
18 Hearty stews By George Erdosh
28 Making good jerky By Randy Neumann
51 The healthy kitchen—Not all fats are bad…but some will kill you By Richard Blunt
Food guide pyramids allow you to compare how you’re eating to how you should be eating. Find out which fats are good for you and which will clog your plumbing.
83 Do you suffer from gout? Here are some recipes that might help By Habeeb Salloum
Habeeb teaches us what foods to choose and how to prepare them for a delicious relief from gout symptoms.
86 Try Lentils for healthy, meatless, delicious meals By Linda Gabris