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Household Crafts and Tips: The Foxfire Americana Library (12)

by Inc. Foxfire Fund

A collection of how-tos celebrating the domestic arts of Appalachia, “Household Crafts and Tips” includes traditional advice on soapmaking and quilting, as well as in-depth instructions for making baskets,...


Boogers, Witches, and Haints: Appalachian Ghost Stories: The Foxfire Americana Library (5)

by Inc. Foxfire Fund

A collection of spine-tingling Appalachian ghost stories and tall tales passed down from generation to generation.  Whether they tell of faucets that drip blood, monster catfish that lurk at the bottom of quarries,...


Mountain Folk Remedies: The Foxfire Americana Library (9)

by Inc. Foxfire Fund

Beginning with an illustrated guide to the herbs and roots used in traditional Appalachian healing, “Mountain Folk Remedies” is a fascinating collection of historic remedies ranging from the practical (burdock...


Moonshining as a Fine Art: The Foxfire Americana Library (1)

by Inc. Foxfire Fund

The history of moonshining is a long one, and no one tells it better than the men who once made a living from it deep in the heart of Appalachia. Originally published in 1972, “Moonshining as a Fine Art”...


The Ultimate Guide to Homesteading: An Encyclopedia of Independent Living

by Nicole Faires

Can you make your own bread (sans bread machine)? Grow a garden all winter? What can you use instead of toilet paper? What if the power went out for a month? What if the grocery store closed? Can you make a...


Backyard Farming: Growing Vegetables & Herbs: From Planting to Harvesting and More

by Kim Pezza

Your Backyard Farming Experience Begins Here!

A bountiful vegetable garden is a mainstay of the backyard farm; when done right, it can form the foundation for all your future farming successes. Whether you’re...


Folks, This Ain't Normal: A Farmer's Advice for Happier Hens, Healthier People, and a Better World

by Joel Salatin

From farmer Joel Salatin's point of view, life in the 21st century just ain't normal. In FOLKS, THIS AIN'T NORMAL, he discusses how far removed we are from the simple, sustainable joy that comes from living...


Wild Summer and Fall Plant Foods: The Foxfire Americana Library (8)

by Inc. Foxfire Fund

A handy illustrated guide to the edible plant life available in Appalachia and surrounding areas during the summer and fall seasons. From berries to herbs perfect for teas and tonics, each entry includes information...


Wild Spring Plant Foods: The Foxfire AMericana Library (7)

by Inc. Foxfire Fund

A handy illustrated guide to the edible plant life available in Appalachia and other temperate areas during the spring. From sassafras to rhubarb, each entry includes instructions on where to find the plant,...


Blowguns and Bouncing Pigs: Traditional Toymaking: The Foxfire Americana Library (6)

by Inc. Foxfire Fund

The Foxfire Americana Library takes you back to the good ol’ days with a collection of simple, classic toys that can be made at home. Complete with illustrated step-by-step instructions, “Blowguns and Bouncing...


Meats and Small Game: The Foxfire Americana Library (4)

by Inc. Foxfire Fund

Great for hunters, fishermen, and adventurous cooks, this illustrated entry in the Foxfire Americana Library shares a wealth of information from Appalachian experts on how to dress and cook meats and small...


Pickling and Preserving: The Foxfire Americana Library (3)

by Inc. Foxfire Fund

Out of the kitchens and cupboards of Appalachia comes a warmhearted collection of tried-and-true methods for pickling and preserving fruits and vegetables. Part history, part practical recipe book, here homegrown...


Traditional Baking: The Foxfire Americana Library (2)

by Inc. Foxfire Fund

The Foxfire Americana Library brings you back-to-basics recipes for breads, cornbreads, puddings, cakes, and pies that are just as easily baked on a modern oven as the traditional Appalachian woodstoves where...


Mountain Music Fills the Air: Banjos and Dulcimers: The Foxfire Americana Libray (11)

by Inc. Foxfire Fund

Banjos and dulcimers have always been an essential part of Appalachian music, shared and enjoyed throughout the generations. Here, musicians share the history of the instruments and show how they are constructed,...


The Chelsea Green Reader: Selections from 30 Years of Independent Publishing, 1984-2014

by Ben Watson & Ian Baldwin

Chelsea Green, the Vermont-based independent publisher, has always had a nose for authors and subjects that are way ahead of the cultural curve, as is evident in this new anthology celebrating the company's...


Shelter: An Architect's Journey into Sustainability

by Wayne Bingham

After being trained and practicing conventional glass, steel, and concrete architecture for thirty years, an award-winning architect discovers the concept of sustainable living and embarks on a journey that...


The Wild Wisdom of Weeds: 13 Essential Plants for Human Survival

by Katrina Blair & Sandor Ellix Katz

The Wild Wisdom of Weeds is the only book on foraging and edible weeds to focus on the thirteen weeds found all over the world, each of which represents a complete food source and extensive medical pharmacy...


Urban Farm Projects: Making the Most of Your Money, Space and Stuff

by Kelly Wood

From the editors of Urban Farm magazine, Urban Farm Projects expands the boundaries of city and suburban self-sustainability. Over 40 innovative do-it-yourself projects are stylishly presented and compiled in...


Homesteading: A Backyard Guide to Growing Your Own Food, Canning, Keeping Chickens, Generating Your Own Energy, Crafting, Herbal Medicine, and More

by Abigail R. Gehring

Who doesn’t want to shrink their carbon footprint, save money, and eat homegrown food whenever possible? Even readers who are very much on the grid will embrace this large, fully-illustrated guide on the basics...


Homesteading: A Backyard Guide to Growing Your Own Food, Canning, Keeping Chickens, Generating Your Own Energy, Crafting, Herbal Medicine, and More

by Abigail R. Gehring

The companion to the bestseller Back to Basics for country, urban, and suburban folks—now fully updated!

Who doesn’t want to shrink their carbon footprint, save money, and eat homegrown food whenever possible?...