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BOOKS

Title: the Encyclopedia of country living : an old fashioned recipe book
Author: Carla Emery
Contributors: illustrated by Cindy Davis and David Berger
Published: Seattle, WA : Sasquatch Books , c1994 fourth printing of ninth edition, 1997

Summary: This book contains much information on country living including, living self-sufficiently, planting gardens, raising animals, and processing home-grown foods.

ISBN: 0912365951
Call Number: 80.13 EME
Subjects: Amaranth , Asparagus , Baking , Bamboo , Beekeeping , Beginning farming , Berries , Blackberries , Blueberries , Brambles , Broccoli , Buckwheat , Butter , Calves , Canning , Cattle, beef , Cattle, dairy , Cheese making , Chickens , Cole crops (broccoli, cauliflower, cabbage) , Cooking, recipes , Corn , Dairy products , Ducks , Eggs , Family life , Farm life , Farm management and decision making , Food processing , Food storage and preservation , Fruits , Fruits, tree , Game birds , Gardening , Geese , Goats , Goats, dairy , Goats, meat , Grains , Grapes , Grasses, warm season , Guinea fowl , Handicrafts , Harvesting , Herbs , Hogs , Homesteading , Honey, bee products , Lamb (meat), mutton , Lambs , Livestock , Meat products , Milk , Millets , Mushrooms , Nut trees , Nuts , Onions , Paw paws , Peaches , Pears , Pest control , Pheasants , Plant propagation , Pork , Postharvest handling of fruits and vegetables , Poultry , Poultry meats , Quail , Rabbits , Raspberries , Seed saving , Seed storing , Seeds , Sheap Shearing , Sheep , Slaughtering methods , Small livestock , Soap making , Soil management , Sorghum , Sustainable agriculture , Tanning hides , Turkeys , Veal production , Vegetable gardening , Vegetables , Vegetables, harvesting and postharvest , Vegetables, storage , Wheat , Wool , Yogurt

Title: Farm appliances and how to make them
Author: George A. Martin
Published: New York, NY : Lyons Press , 1999 1st Lyons Press ed.

Summary: Published over a century ago, this guide contains approaches for building racks, mangers, stanchions, and troughs, vehicles, rollers, harrows, and markers, small tools and appliances, appliances for the barn, pasture and dairy, wells, pumps, cisterns, and filters, appliances for handling hay and corn fodder, stump-pullers, derricks and slings, appliances for hog slaughter and curing, and orchard and garden.

ISBN: 1558218882
Call Number: 30 MAR
Subjects: Farm equipment , Homesteading , Self-sufficiency

Title: Farm conveniences and how to make them : practical hand-book for the farm
Published: New York, NY : Lyons Press , c1998

Summary: First published over a century ago, and illustrated with engravings, this handbook provides an vast array of tips and suggestions for construction and use of homemade farming and homesteading devices. It is as much a record of farmers' technical know-how as it is a practical guide.

ISBN: 1558217274
Call Number: 30 FAR
Subjects: Farm equipment , Homesteading , Self-sufficiency

Title: Farm machinery : practical hints for handy-men
Author: J. Brownlee Davidson
Second Author: Leon Wilson Chase
Published: New York, NY : Lyons Press , 1999 1st Lyons Press ed.

Summary: This classic guide presents the principals of mechanics and instructions on how to build and repair all types of farm machinery. Chapters cover mechanical principles, ways to transmit power, materials and strength of materials, machinery for tillage, seeding, harvesting, haying, manuring, threshing, corn processing, feed mills, wagons, buggies, and sleds, and pumping devices.

ISBN: 155821951X
Call Number: 33 DAV
Subjects: Farm equipment , Homesteading , Machinery , Mechanics , Self-sufficiency

Title: Foxfire 2
Contributors: edited by Eliot Wigginton and his students
Published: New York , NY : Anchor books , c1973

Summary: ghost stories, spring wild plant foods, spinning and weaving, midwifing, burial customs, corn shuckin's, and wagon making

ISBN: 0385022670
Call Number: 80.13 FOX
Subjects: Farm equipment , Handicrafts , Homesteading , Wild plants , Wild plants, edible , Wool

Title: Foxfire 5
Contributors: edited by Eliot Wingginton and his students
Published: New York, NY : Anchor books , c1975

Summary: ironmaking, blacksmithing, flintlock rifles, and bear hunting

ISBN: 0385143087
Call Number: 80.13 FOX
Subjects: Blacksmithing , Homesteading

Title: Foxfire8
Contributors: edited by Eliot Wigginton, Margie Bennett, and their students
Published: New York, NY : Anchor books , c1968

Summary: Southern folk pottery from pug mills, ash glazes, and groundhog kilns to face jugs, churns, and roosters; mule swapping and chicken fighting

ISBN: 0385177410
Call Number: 80.13 FOX
Subjects: Chickens , Handicrafts , Homesteading , Mules

Title: Foxfire 6
Contributors: edited by Eliot Wingginton and his students
Published: New York, NY : Anchor books , c1975

Summary: shoemaking, 100 toys and games, gourd banjos and song bows, woodem locks, and a water powered sawmill

ISBN: 0385152728
Call Number: 80.13 FOX
Subjects: Gourds, decorative , Handicrafts , Homesteading , Renewable energy technology , Sawmill

Title: Foxfire 3
Contributors: edited by Eliot Wigginton and his students
Published: New York, NY : Anchor books , c1975

Summary: animal care, banjos and dulcimers, hide tanning, summer and fall wild plant foods, butter churns, and ginseng

ISBN: 0385022727
Call Number: 80.13 FOX
Subjects: Butter , Ginseng , Homesteading , Livestock , Tanning hides , Wild plants , Wild plants, edible

Title: Foxfire4
Contributors: edited by Eliot Wingginton and his students
Published: New York, NY : Anchor books , c1973

Summary: fiddle making, springhouses, horse trading, sassafras tea, berry buckets, and gardening

ISBN: 0385120877
Call Number: 80.13 FOX
Subjects: Berries , Gardening , Herbs , Homesteading , Horses

Title: Foxfire7
Contributors: edited by Eliot Wingginton and his students
Published: New York, NY : Anchor books , c1973

Summary: ministers, church members, revivals, baptisms, shaped-not and gospel singing, faith healing, camp meetings, foot washing, snake handling, and other traditions of mountain religious heritage

ISBN: 0385152442
Call Number: 80.12 FOX
Subjects: Family life , Homesteading

Title: Foxfire10
Contributors: edited by George P. Reynolds, Susan Walker and his students, with assistance from Eliot Wigginton
Published: New York, NY : Anchor books , c1993

Summary: railroad lore, boardinghouses, Deppression-era Appalachia, chairmaking, whirligigs, snake canes, and gourd art

ISBN: 0385422768
Call Number: 80.13 FOX
Subjects: Bed and breakfast , Gourds, decorative , Handicrafts , Homesteading

Title: Foxfire9
Contributors: edited by Eliot Wigginton, Margie Bennett, and their students
Published: New York, NY : Anchor books , c1977

Summary: general stores, the Jud Nelson wagon, a praying rock, a Catawban Indian potter- and haint tales, quilting, home cures, and the log cabin revisited

ISBN: 0385177445
Call Number: 80.13 FOX
Subjects: Handicrafts , Homesteading , Local exchange systems

Title: the Foxfire book(1)
Contributors: edited by Eliot Wigginton and his students
Published: Anchor books, New York : NY , c1972

Summary: hog dressing, log cabin building, mountain crafts and food, planting by the signs, snake lore, hunting tales, faith healing, and moonshining

ISBN: 0385073534
Call Number: 80.13 FOX
Subjects: Dwellings , Food processing , Handicrafts , Hogs , Homesteading , Slaughtering methods

Title: Handy farm devices and how to make them
Author: Rolfe Cobleigh
Published: New York, NY : Lyons Press , c1996

Summary: Detailed instructions for building small farm and homestead equipment of many different kinds. Chapters cover workshop and tools, the steel square, household devices, barn and stock devices, devices for bees, poultry, garden and orchard, field and woodlot, and gates and doors.

ISBN: 1558214321
Call Number: 30 COB
Subjects: Farm buildings , Farm equipment , Homesteading , Self-sufficiency

Title: How to earn extra money in the country : a country living resources guide
Author: Ken Scharabok
Published: Waverly, TN : c1996

Summary: This book emphasizes the possibilities of products and servicesw hich can provide supplemental income and contains a three page listing of potential opportunities.

Call Number: 80.13 SCH
Subjects: Agribusiness , Alternative enterprises , Homesteading , Self-sufficiency , Sustainable living

AUDIOCASSETTES

Title: Back to basics : programs & products for self-reliance
Author: Kathleen Lamont
Published: Waynesville, NC : Kathleen Lamont

Summary: This six tape set includes two tapes on organic gardening, covering soil building, composting, seeds, starts, harvesting, storing, season extension, raised beds, pest control, and beekeeping. There are two tapes on food storage, including canning, freezing, dehydrating, sprouting, root cellaring, and vacuum sealing. There are two tapes on self-sufficient homesteading, including selection of land, finding water, alternative energy sources, herbal medicine and farm animals.

Publishers Number: POB 1138
Call Number: 80.13 LAM
Subjects: Farm life , Food storage and preservation , Homesteading , Organic gardening , Self-sufficiency

Title: Programs & products for self-reliance
Author: Kathleen Lamont
Published: Waynesville, NC : Back to Basics
Series: Back to Basics

Summary: Kathleen Lamont talks about starting a garden and the mistakes that she made, food storage and preservation, and setting up a self-sufficient homestead.

Publishers Number: POB 1138
Call Number: 80.13 LAM
Subjects: Food storage and preservation , Gardening , Homesteading , Organic foods , Organic gardening , Self-sufficiency , Sustainable living


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