WISDOM AND KNOW-HOW SET
Author: Amy Rost, Editors of Storey Books, Editors of Stackpole Books10565
The Wisdom and Know-How Set is the perfect resource for anyone living off the grid, on a homestead, or just trying to live a more natural and sustainable lifestyle. Whether it's building an outdoor shelter on a camping trip, making your ailment out of foraged foods, or restoring hardwood floors in your house, the skills packed into this three-book set will be trusty guides along the way.
This set includes:
- Country Wisdom and Know-How: Everything You Need to Know to Live Off the Land
- Survival Wisdom and Know-How: Everything You Need to Know to Subsist in the Wilderness
- Natural Healing Wisdom and Know-How: Useful Practices, Recipes, and Formulas for a Lifetime of Health
From Country Wisdom and Know-How
Reminiscent in both spirit and design of the beloved Whole Earth Catalog, Country Wisdom & Know-How is an unprecedented collection of information on nearly 200 individual topics of country and self-sustainable living.
Compiled from the information in Storey Publishing's landmark series of "Country Wisdom Bulletins," this book is the most comprehensive and reliable volume of its kind.
Organized by general topic (including animals, cooking, crafts, gardening, home, and health and well-being), it is further broken down to cover dozens of specifics (from "Building Chicken Coops" to "Making Cheese, Butter, and Yogurt" to "Improving Your Soil" to "Restoring Hardwood Floors"). Nearly 1,000 black-and-white illustrations and photographs run throughout, and fascinating projects and trusted advice crowd every page.
From Survival Wisdom and Know-How
Survival Wisdom is a practical guide jam-packed with information on every aspect of outdoor life and adventure, from orienteering to campfire cooking to ice climbing and beyond. Culled from dozens of respected books from Stackpole, an industry leader in outdoor adventure, this massive collection of wilderness know-how leaves absolutely nothing to chance when it comes to surviving and thriving in the Wilderness… and appreciating every minute of it.
This new edition includes all the must-have information from the original edition, including topics such as building outdoor shelters, tracking animals, winter camping, tying knots, orienteering, reading the weather, identifying edible plants and berries, surviving in the desert, bird-watching, fishing and ice fishing, hunting and trapping, canoeing, kayaking, white water rafting, first aid, wild animals, cookery, and much more. The book includes useful illustrations, and the photos throughout make it easy to use. It also features contributions by the experts at the National Outdoor Leadership School (NOLS) and the editors of Stackpole's Discover Nature series.
From Natural Health Wisdom and Know-How
Natural Healing Wisdom & Know-How gathers useful and fascinating information on every natural health and healing practice in one handy volume. This new edition includes all the must-have information from the original edition, including chapters on herbal healing, naturopathy, homeopathy, Eastern medicine, energy healing, mind-body healing, and healing with foods. Information within these chapters includes various methods and techniques for managing and curing hundreds of ailments and maintaining a healthy constitution year-round.
The content is culled from dozens of the most respected books and authors on natural and alternative health and healing topics. A special index of ailments and symptoms appears at the front of the book to guide readers to useful methods and techniques for managing specific issues and problems. Included are hundreds of black-and-white illustrations and photographs and lists, tables, resources, and step-by-step instructions.