Illustrations, descriptions and culture of the garden vegetables of cold and temperate climates, written by Mm. Vilmorin-Andrieux of Paris. Written originally in 1885, this edition has been translated into English and contains additional varieties.
Containing ten thousand selected household and workshop formulas, recipes, processes and money saving methods for the practical use of manufacturers, mechanics, housekeepers and home workers.
Dependence on AMA-style medicine creates ill health on many levels. Many of the most expensive procedures have little or no proven health benefit or at best add but a few tortured years. Illich is an extreme libertarian who refuses to be suppressed and sees most of modern society as an effort to suppress the humanity of those in its grip.
You might think an investment guide written in 1987 couldn't be relevant to the current scene. Not so. The first 200 pages examines and demolishes all the usual investment strategies/sales pitches because these usually result in loss. Then Browne introduces the idea of a "permanent portfolio," a mixture of very low overhead investments whose inevitable ups and downs balance each other resulting in moderate profit with great stability.
A classic by the creator of Graham bread and other early American health foods.
Hill's final statement, information, facts and figures about comfrey.
The long titles goes "A Hundred Tons an Acre of Stock or Compost for Farm, Garden or Smallholding." Covers growing, harvest and feeding results feeding comfrey to livestock and for making compost with it. Handsomely illustrated.
The art of handling diary cattle, with a full battery of natural remedies and a discussion of proper feeding, handling TB positive animals and curing hoof and mouth disease without mass slaughter.
How to garden without owning land. Takes a fresh and inspiring look at land ownership, private property rights and eco-ethics.
Understanding how soil imbalances produce this livestock disease illuminates aspects of how human health depends upon nutritional balances.
A passionate plea for independence and self-sufficiency on small, intensively worked acreages. Hall illuminates the social forces propelling people into city poverty when they could live with simple liberty and plenty in the country.
A complete how-to manual of country skills; how-to make everything from bacon to medicine. The book creates an appreciation for mid-18th century English country life; it reveals how the diet and habits of the era created the diseases that demanded the medicines listed.
Henderson was a master market gardener selling into the New York City market. He had effective techniques for wintering over vegetables, for producing out of season. The contemporary crop of garden gurus have nothing on this man.
Chronicles the Borsodi family's journey from job-in-the-city to self-sufficient country independence during the prosperity of the 1920s. During the Great Depression many people saw this book as a guiding light toward financial security and a much better life.
One hundred eleven photographic figures; fifty years of experience. This book has long been a classic among beekeepers.
Illustrated manual for the farmer.
Construction Of A Simplified Wood Gas Generator for Fueling Internal Combustion Engines In A Petroleum Emergency--Final Report.
About raising food in ponds, rivers, streams, lakes and seaside homesteads. The book shines when discussing areas that Logsdon knows intimately; in other areas it is a bit more of a report and summary of information assembled by Rodale's editors.
A small book about maintaining a healthy family cow.
A manual for producing your own motor vehicle fuel issued when gasoline was rationed during WWII.