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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”...


Practical Projects for Self-Sufficiency: DIY Projects to Get Your Self-Reliant Lifestyle Started: Eat ? Grow ? Preserve ? Improve

by Chris Peterson & Phil Schmidt

Complete plans, instructions, and color photos show precisely how to make 30 original projects to help you live a more self-sufficient lifestyle. Have you ever wanted to build your own chicken coop, cider press,...


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...


Independence Days: A Guide to Sustainable Food Storage & Preservation

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...


The Complete Illustrated Guide to Farming

by Philip Hasheider & Samantha Johnson

The Complete Illustrated Guide to Farming is a comprehensive, one-stop encyclopedic guide for the beginning farmer, hobby farmer, and small-scale family farmer. Are you interested in the country lifestyle or...


Green Your Home: The Complete Guide to Making Your New or Existing Home Environmentally Healthy

by Jeanne Roberts

Greening your home simply means finding things you can do around the house to reduce your impact on the planet. Things that green your home usually make it a safer and healthier place to live in as well; this...


Earthen Floors: A Modern Approach to an Ancient Practice

by Sukita Reay Crimmel & James Thomson

Down and dirty – a complete step-by-step guide to making, installing, and living with beautiful, all-natural earthen floors


Bokashi Composting: Scraps to Soil in Weeks

by Adam Footer

The safe, clean, and convenient way to compost all your food scraps.