• GOING OFF THE GRID

    Discover how to get off the consumer treadmill and enjoy a simpler lifestyle. Gary Collins documents his firsthand experience in this comprehensive guide on how to find property and build a self-sustaining home to achieve happiness through simplicity. Included are tips for how to deal with general contractors and a review of common types of off-the-grid home construction (standard, straw bale, logs, and green cinder block) that highlights energy efficiency and insulation. All the basics are thoroughly covered, such as well water, septic and sewage disposal, and off-the-grid energy options (solar, wind, hydro, and geothermal). Factored in are contemporary concerns, including access to internet and cell phone service and the importance of an effective security system. Chapter summaries drive home key points for success, and a list of resources directs readers to key information.

    Item: 8646

    Author: Gary Collins, MS

    Format: Paperback

  • GOING OFF THE GRID, 2ND EDITION

    Is your life too noisy? Too complicated? Are you stressed out, overworked, and longing for a deeper, daily connection with nature? If so, get ready to curl up with this info-packed tell-all guide on how to escape “The Grid” and create your own self-sustaining, personal paradise.

    Item: 11340

    Author: Gary Collins, MS

    Format: Paperback

  • GRIT COUNTRY SKILLS SERIES GUIDE TO HUNTING

    Read about basic surviving skills, turkey hunting, whitetails, and more in the GRIT Country Skills Series Guide to Hunting. Whether you’re a beginner or have been out hunting hundreds of times, this guide has helpful tips for a successful hunting season.

    Item: 8877

    Format:

  • GUERRILLA GARDENING FOR LONG-TERM SURVIVAL

    An added bonus of growing your own food is that it is cheaper, fresher, tastier, and as organic as you make it, and your footprint (carbon and otherwise) is greatly minimized. Fred Demara's revised how-to manual, Guerrilla Gardening for Long-Term Survival, gives readers food for thought about starting their own guerrilla gardens.

    Item: 9368

    Author: Fred Demara

    Format: Paperback

  • HERBAL MEDIC

    Though no one likes to think about them, disasters and serious accidents can happen any time, anywhere, and it’s all too easy to take for granted the availability of trained first responders or access to emergency medical resources. This practical, comprehensive guide is based on the assumption that a reader may be in a remote location or in a post-disaster situation where professional medical care is unavailable.

    Item: 11206

    Author: Sam Coffman

    Format: Paperback

  • HOW TO FORAGE FOR MUSHROOMS WITHOUT DYING

    With the surging interest in foraging for mushrooms, those new to the art need a reliable guide to distinguishing the safe fungi from the toxic. But for beginner foragers who just want to answer the question “Can I eat it?” most of the books on the subject are dry, dense, and written by mycologists for other mycologists.

    Item: 11313

    Author: Frank Hyman

    Format: Paperback

  • LIVING OFF THE GRID SET

    If you have been wondering if the off-grid lifestyle is for you, or want to make the leap but don’t know where to start, then the Living Off the Grid Set is the perfect resource for you! This set includes Gary Collins’ book Living Off the Grid as well as the companion piece he wrote to accompany it, The Beginner’s Guide to Living Off the Grid: The DIY Workbook for Living the Life You Want.

    Item: 10118
  • LIVING OFF THE GRID STARTER SET

    The Living off the Grid Starter Set is perfect whether you’re thinking of transitioning off the grid, in the process, or already have a place off the grid you call home.

    This set includes Gary Collins’s books, Going Off the Grid, Living Off the Grid, and the companion workbook The Beginner’s Guide to Living Off the Grid to help walk you through the process of what it takes to live an off grid lifestyle. In these three books, Gary Collins shares all the ins and outs, and dos and don’ts of life off the grid.

    Item: 10543
  • MOTHER EARTH NEWS BEGINNER'S GUIDE TO SELF-SUFFICIENCY

    It doesn’t happen overnight. No one quits their 9-to-5 job, rolls up to a new farm, and suddenly has the independent and sustainable lifestyle they’ve been dreaming of. Before you start ordering seeds and choosing chicken breeds, you’ll need the right homestead (and the right philosophy). With everything that needs done while starting a new homestead, the Beginner’s Guide to Self-Sufficiency is here to help.

    Item: 9847

    Format: Paperback

  • MOTHER EARTH NEWS COLLECTOR SERIES: SELF-SUFFICIENCY AND COUNTRY SKILLS

    Mother Earth News is proud to bring you our Double Issue Collector Series Mother Earth News Self-Sufficiency and Country Skills! This guide is packed with timeless tips to have you living off the land in no time. Filled with beautiful photographs, helpful charts, practical recipes, and timeless bits of wisdom, this guide will teach you how to live self-reliantly.

    Item: 9149

    Format: Other/miscellaneous products

  • MOTHER EARTH NEWS PREMIUM: SELF-SUFFICIENT LIVING, 2ND EDITION

    Become more reliant on yourself and your land with the Mother Earth News Premium Issue: Self-Sufficient Living. Learn how to hatch your own flock of chickens, grow food in less space, find your perfect country property, and get your own no-mortgage natural cottage. Get the best tips for keeping livestock, harnessing natural energy from a DIY wind generator, and making your own medicine. Save money and live healthily with all the best tips for living self-reliantly. Feel the true sense of accomplishment with the help of all the tips from Self-Sufficient Living.

    Item: 8350

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  • MOTHER EARTH NEWS PREMIUM: SELF-SUFFICIENT LIVING, 3RD EDITION

    Read all about planning a garden, community reliance, or saving money on groceries. Learn how to raise chickens for meat, maximize space in your garden, or build your own wind generator. Plus, get tips on how to grow vegetables all year long!

    Item: 8888

    Format: Other/miscellaneous products

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