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8 Making dandelions palatable By John Kallas, Ph.D
13 Dandelion facts and history By Tom and Joanne O’Toole
28 The informed juror By Dr. Gary F. Arnet
Many of America’s problems may be solved by one thing—jury trials before informed jurors.
46 Logging Grandma’s farm By Rebecca Payne
What you should prepare for before you decide to have your land lumbered
51 Alternative lifestyles By Dorothy Ainsworth
What was a single dad’s solution to living with two teenaged sons? Three trailers!
40 Taking valerian to bed By Sharon Palmer
Got insomnia? Before you try prescription or over-the-counter drugs, perhaps you should try this natural alternative.
58 Defeating debt By Don Chance
Debt may be the biggest barrier to moving to the backwoods. The solution may be simpler than you think: bankruptcy. Don Chance tells you what to consider.
64 Diagnosing appendicitis By Dr. Bill Glade
66 Supercharge your AM radio By Charles Sanders
71 Chapter 4: The last ride of ‘Yo Roller By Robert Waters
For a moment, the eyes of the armed robber and the pharmacist, Dennis Grehl, locked. Grehl reached for his own gun. The outcome was like a quick-draw in Dodge City.
16 How to select the right backup generator By Jeffrey Yago, P.E., CEM
Food and recipes
15 Dandelion recipes By Tom and Joanne O’Toole
25 Making wild nuts into nut oil, nut meal, & nut butter By Rev. J.D. Hooker
26 Cornmeal cooking By Gaynya Tallmadge
33 The amazing yogurt By Habeeb Salloum
35 Successful cold storage By Sylvia Gist
42 Chokeberries By Jackie Clay
53 Homemade By Jackie Clay
Cottage cheese, rhubarb pie, lemon custard pudding cake, pasties, beef stew, biscuits, butter, grouse breast.
70 Tomato canning tips By Tom Kovach
Farm and garden
23 Growing and storing herbs By Tom Kovach
62 A simple backwoods hay baler By Rev. J.D. Hooker