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Back to Basics: The Art of Caring for Ourselves

 

Food

Homesteading: A Backyard Guide to Growing Your Own Food, Canning, Keeping Chickens, Generating Your Own Energy, Crafting, Herbal Medicine, and More
Abigail R. Gehring, editor, 2009
640 / HOM

 

American Farmstead Cheese: The Complete Guide to Making and Selling Artisan Cheeses
Paul Kindstedt with the Vermont Cheese Council, 2005
641.373 / KIN

 

 

Preserving Food Without Freezing or Canning: Traditional Techniques Using Salt, Oil, Sugar, Alcohol, Vinegar, Drying, Cold Storage, and Lactic Fermentation
The gardeners and farmers of Terre Vivante, 2007
641.4 / PRE

 

 

Jam It, Pickle It, Cure It: And Other Cooking Projects
Karen Solomon, 2009
641.4 / SOL

 

Complete Book of Home Preserving: 400 Delicious and Creative Recipes for Today
Judi Kingry and Lauren Devine, editors, 2006
641.42 / COM

 

 

Food Drying with an Attitude: A Fun and Fabulous Guide toCreating Snacks, Meals, and Crafts
Mary T. Bell, 2008
641.44 / BEL

 

 

The Joy of Keeping a Root Cellar: Canning, Freezing, Drying,Smoking, and Preserving the Harvest
Jennifer Megyesi , 2010
641.48 / MEG

 

 

Charcuterie: The Craft of Salting, Smoking, and Curing
Michael Ruhlman and Brian Polcyn, 2005
641.49 / RUH

 

 

The Backyard Homestead
Carleen Madigan, editor, 2009
630 / BAC

 

 

Cottage Economy: Containing Information Relative to the Brewing of Beer, Making of Bread, Keeping of Cows, Pigs, Bees, Ewes, Goats, Poultry, and Rabbits, and Relative to Other Matters Deemed Usefulin the Conducting of the Affairs of a Labourer’s Family...
William Cobbett, 2006
630 / COB

 

 

Community Gardening
Ellen Kirby and Elizabeth Peters, editors, 2008
635 / COM

 

 

Small Plot, High Yield Gardening: Grow Like a Pro, Save Money, and Eat Well from Your Front (or Back or Side) Yard Organic Produce Garden
Sal Gilbertie and Larry Sheehan, 2010
635 / GIL

 

 

Fresh Food from Small Spaces: The Square Inch Gardener’s Guide to Year-Round Growing, Fermenting, and Sprouting
R.J. Ruppenthal, 2008
635 / RUP

 

 

The Plant Propagator’s Bible
Miranda Smith, 2007
635.043 / SMI

 

 

Mini Farming: Self Sufficiency on a 1/4 Acre
Brett L. Markham, 2010
635.048 / MAR

 

 

Secrets to Great Soil: A Grower’s Guide to Composting, Mulching, and Creating Healthy, Fertile Soil for Your Garden and Lawn
Elizabeth Stell, 1998
Q / 635.0489 / STE

 

 

Storey’s Guide to Raising Chickens: Care, Feeding, Facilities
Gail Damerow, 2010
636.5 / DAM

 

 

Natural Beekeeping: Organic Approaches to Modern Apiculture
Ross Conrad, 2007
638.1 / CON

 

 

The Backyard Beekeeper’s Honey Handbook: A Guide to Creating, Harvesting, and Cooking with Natural Honeys
Kim Flottum, 2009
638.16 / FLO

 

 

Forgotten Skills of Cooking: The Time Honored Ways Are the Best-- Over 700 Recipes Show You Why
Darina Allen, 2009
641.5 / ALL

 

 

Build Your Own Earth Oven: A Low-Cost, Wood-Fired Mud Oven, Simple Sourdough Bread, Perfect Loaves: For Bakers & Beginners Both
Kiko Denzer, 2000
641.5028 / DEN

 

 

Home Brewing: Self-Sufficiency
John Parkes, 2009
641.873 / PAR

 

 

The Forgotten Art of Building and Using a Brick Bake Oven: How to Date, Renovate or Use an Existing Brick Oven, or to Construct a New One: A Practical Guide
Richard M. Bacon, 1977
697.2 / BAC

 

 

Shelter

Losing Our Cool: Uncomfortable Truths about Our Air-Conditioned World (and Finding New Ways to Get Through the Summer)
Stan Cox, 2010
306.46 / COX

 

 

Toward a Zero Energy Home: A Complete Guide to Energy Self-Sufficiency at Home
David Johnson & Scott Gibson, 2010
333.7962 / JOH

 

 

Energy Independence: Your Everyday Guideto Reducing Fuel Consumption
Christine Woodside, 2009
333.7962 / WOO

 

 

The Human-Powered Home: Choosing Muscles over Motors
Tamara Dean, 2008
640 / DEA

 

 

The Carbon-Free Home: 36 Remodeling Projects to Help Kick the Fossil-Fuel Habit
Stephen and Rebekah Hren, 2008
643.7 / HRE

 

 

Greening Your Home: Sustainable Options for Every System in Your House
Clayton Bennett, 2008
644 / BEN

 

 

Living Off the Grid: A Simple Guide to Creating and Maintaining a Self-Reliant Supply of Energy, Water, Shelter, and More
Dave Black, 2008
644 / BLA

 

 

Household Cleaning: Self-Sufficiency
Rachelle Strauss, 2009
648.5 / STR

 

 

Soap Making: Self-Sufficiency
Sarah Ade, 2009
668.124 / ADE

 

 

The Complete Modern Blacksmith
Alexander G. Weygers, 1997
Q / 682.4 / WEY

 

 

Stoneview: How to Build an Eco-Friendly Little Guesthouse
Rob Roy, 2008
690.8047 / ROY

 

 

Housebuilding: A Do-It-Yourself Guide
R.J. DeCristoforo, 2007
690.837 / DEC

 

 

Home Work: Handbuilt Shelter
Lloyd Kahn, 2004
Q / 690.837 / KAH

 

 

Building Green: A Complete How-to Guide to Alternative Building Methods: Earth Plaster, Straw Bale, Cordwood, Cob, Living Roofs
Clarke Snell & Tim Callahan, 2005
690.837 / SNE

 

The Woodburner’s Companion: Practical Ways of Heating with Wood
Dirk Thomas, 2004
697.04 / THO

 

 

Fire Places: A Practical Design Guide to Fireplaces and Stoves Indoors and Out
Jane Gitlin, 2006
697.1 / GIT

 

 

Solar Water Heating: A Comprehensive Guide to Solar Water and Space Heating Systems
Bob Ramlow with Benjamin Nusz, 2006
697.78 / RAM

 

 

Energy Free: Home for a Small Planet
Ann V. Edminster, 2009
720.472 / EDM

 

 

The Passive Solar Primer: Sustainable Architecture
David Wright, 2008
728.0472 / WRI

 

Clothing

The Complete Photo Guide to Sewing: 1200 Full-Color How-to Photos
2009
646.2 / COM

 

 

How to Use a Sewing Machine: Everything You Need to Know to Sew with Confidence
Marie Clayton, 2010
646.2044 / CLA

 

Style, Naturally: The Savvy Shopping Guide to Sustainable Fashion and Beauty
Summer Rayne Oakes, 2009
646.3 / OAK

 

 

Subversive Seamster: Transform Thrift Store Threads into Street Couture
Melissa Alvarado, Hope Meng, Melissa Rannels, 2007
646.4 / ALV

 

The Illustrated Hassle-Free Make Your Own Clothes Book
Joan Wiener Bordow and Sharon Rosenberg, 2008
646.4 / BOR

 

 

Easy Guide to Sewing Tops and T-Shirts, Skirts, and Pants
Lynn MacIntyre and Marcy Tilton, 2009
646.4 / MAC

 

 

Sewing Lingerie That Fits: Stylish Underwear, Sleepwear, and Loungewear For Everyday Living
Karen Morris, 2001
646.42 / MOR

 

 

Shirtmaking: Developing Skills for Fine Sewing
David Page Coffin, 1993
646.435 / COF

 

 

Hand Mending Made Easy: Save Time and Money Repairing Your Own Clothes
Nan L. Ides, 2008
646.6 / IDE

 

 

Knitwear Design Workshop: A Comprehensive Guide to Handknits
Shirley Paden, 2009
746.432 / PAD

 

 

Transportation

Two Billion Cars: Driving Toward Sustainability
Daniel Sperling, Deborah Gordon, 2009
388.342 / SPE

 

 

Plug-In Hybrids: The Cars That Will Recharge America
Sherry Boschert, 2006
629.2293 / BOS

 

 

How to Live Well Without Owning a Car: Save Money, Breathe Easier, and Get More Mileage Out of Life
Chris Balish, 2006
640 / BAL

 

 

 

SVO: Powering Your Vehicle with Straight Vegetable Oil
Forest Gregg, 2008
662.669 / GRE

 

 

The Lost Art of Walking: The History, Science, Philosophy, and Literature of Pedestrianism
Geoff Nicholson, 2008
796.51 / NIC

 

 

The Cyclist’s Manifesto: The Case for Riding on Two Wheels Instead of Four
Robert Hurst, 2009
796.6 / HUR

 

 

Biking to Work
Rory McMullan, 2008
796.6 / MCM

 

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