Home Back Issues Issue #158: March/April 2016

Issue #158: March/April 2016


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This issue features:


  • Pump water for free by Kai Moessle
  • Wooden posts that last by Robert Van Putten
  • Cut your electric bill in half by Kathryn Wingrove

Farm and garden

  • Prevent foodborne illness with safe gardening methods by Donna Insco
  • Testing hay, straw, and compost for toxic herbicides by Sylvia Gist
  • Growing beans by Jackie Clay-Atkinson
  • Grow gourmet mushrooms by Jereme Zimmerman
  • Keeping records for livestock by Donna Insco
  • Cole crops by Sylvia Gist
  • Starting a roadside farm stand by John Murray

Food and recipes

  • Texas Fireballs by Randy Young
  • Make cheese in a crockpot by Robyn Dolan
  • Hearty, humble potatoes by Linda Gabris


  • The Orphan Trains by John Dinan


  • The off-grid cabin project, part 4 by Charles Sanders
  • Turning a $10,000 house into a home, part 4 by Claire Wolfe

Additional information

Weight 30 oz
Dimensions 8.5 × 11 in