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Building and tools
51 Solar window panels By David Lee
David Lee shows us how to make windows that are not only beautiful but solar efficient.
62 Rebuilding the homestead greenhouse By Charles Sanders
31 Paring down for off-grid living By Steven Gregersen
37 Add solar power to your truck camper By By Jeffrey R. Yago, P.E., CEM
Farm and garden
21 Raising rabbits on the home place By Charles A. Sanders
One of the most efficient and nutritious animals that can be raised on the small place is the rabbit. Charles Sanders discusses their watering, feeding, breeding, housing, slaughtering, and butchering. He even supplies us with a recipe for cooking them.
58 Gardening for treasure By Alice Brantley Yeager
8 Finding your own freedom By Claire Wolfe
Claire Wolfe makes the argument that freedom isn’t so much about where you live as it is “how” you live and your state of mind
14 Harvesting the wild blueberries By Jackie Clay
44 Starting over again: Part 4 By Jackie Clay
The Clays are in the midst of reestablishing themselves as they “start over” in the woods of northern Minnesota. A well has gone in, son David, 14, is becoming a man and has gotten his first deer but, now, the family has suddenly suffered a tragedy.
65 Fiddelhead ferns: great fun, healthful eating By Linda Gabris
Food and recipes
56 Salmon candy and pickles: two unique ways to enjoy your next catch By Linda Gabris
70 Vegetarian soups from the Middle East and North Africa By Habeeb Salloum
81 The coyote By Jack Lintelmann