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Country Home Living
Inherit the Land-Adventures on the Agrarian Journey
Inherit the Land DVD -Adventures on the Agrarian Journey
Inherit the Land celebrates the blessings that grow out of agrarian adventures. Highlights several families that have chosen an Agrarian Journey

Basic Butchering Of Livestock And Game
This book is for anyone that hunts, farms, or buys large quantities of meat. It takes the mystery out of slaughtering and butchering everything from beef and veal, venison, pork, and lamb.
The Art of Seap Making
Homestead Blessings Series DVDs
The Homestead Blessings Collection

Keeping Livestock Healthy
In this book, veterinarian Dr. Bruce Haynes, has created a guide that has been read by over 100,000 livestock owners and college students. The book covers horses, cows, pigs, sheep and goats.
The Art of Bread Making
The Art of Bread Making DVD
From fresh whole wheat bread, to delicious cinnamon rolls, to classic southern cornbread, this DVD offers a host of scrumptious breadmaking delights.
The Homesteading Handbook-A Back to Basics Guide
The Homesteading Handbook-Back to Basics

The Homesteading Handbook-A Back to Basics Guide to:

Growing Your Own Food - Canning - Keeping Chickens - Generating Your Own Energy - Crafting - Herbal Medicine - And More

The Art of Candle Making
The Art of Candle Making DVD

From distinctive and beautiful glow lamps, twisted candles, decorative ornaments, basic seven-inch candles, and much more, this DVD is filled with a range of candle making activities sure to encourage warmth and creativity for your family.

Finding Good Farmland-Storey Basics
Finding Good Farmland
The Art of Canning
The Art of Canning DVD
The Art of Canning will teach the basics of canning as well as more advanced techniques and tricks that come from years of experience. This DVD is sure to provide you with the skill-sets you need to can a wide variety of fruits and vegetables.

Poultry House Construction
Published in England, this book contains guides on building poultry houses, nest boxes, arks and free- range feeders.
The Art of Cooking
The Art of Cooking DVD
The Homestead Blessings Series is enriching homes around the world, and this edition features fun-filled instruction in cooking breakfast, lunch and dinner.  The West Ladies provide plenty of useful tips and tricks in the kitchen while encouraging families to enjoy cooking together.

The Big Book of Preserving the Harvest
Anyone can capture the delicate flavors of fresh foods for year-round enjoyment and create a well-stocked pantry of fruits, vegetables, herbs, meats, flavored vinegars, and seasonings. The basic technique for all preserving methods, with step-by-step illustrations, informative charts and tips throughout, and more than 150 recipes for the new or experienced home preserver.
The Art of Crafting
The Art of Crafting DVD
From hand printed napkins, to gingerbread ornaments, to dipped pine cones, bird feeders, dried potpourri, and a host of other crafts, viewers will learn a wide-range of techniques.  The Art of Crafting is a valuable tool for allages and is sure to be a welcomed addition to your home.

A Guide to Canning, Freezing, Curing, and Smoking Meat, Fish, and Game
This no-nonsense guide to canning, freezing, curing, and smoking meat, fish, and game is written in down-to-earth, informative, everyday language. Includes dozens of delicious recipes for homemade Beef Jerky, Pemmican, Venison Mincemeat, and much more.
The Art of Dairy Delights
the Art of Dairy Delights DVD

The Art of Dairy Delights teaches a wide-range of helpful instruction in making wonderful dairy dishes. Learn a wealth of important skills with instruction in the processes of making scrumptious ice creams, smooth and tasty butters, rich and creamy yogurts, and delectable cheeses.

The Herbal Home Remedy Book
Simple Recipes for Tinctures, Teas, Salves, Tonics, and Syrups. Discover how to identify and gather 25 common herbs from fields, forests, and pantries. Then use those herbs to make simple herbal remedies in the form of teas, tinctures, salves, tonics, vinegars, syrups, and lozenges.
The Art of Gardening
The Art of Gardening DVD

Everything from a small container garden in a city backyard to a large vegetable garden, The West Ladies will show you how to create your own beautiful and useful garden. This DVD is packed with helpful instruction to help you grow beautiful healthy flowers and vegetables.

Let It Rot!
This updated edition features step-by-step instructions for starting and maintaining a composting system, and building compost bins, barrels, and tumblers, plus ideas for using the finished product. Written by Stu Campbell, it has 160 pages, with B&W illustrations, and is paperback.
The Art of Herbs
The Art of Herbs DVD

The West Ladies instruct and inspire in this DVD that is sure to bring many years of enjoyable benefits to your home. Storage, seasoning, tonics and much more, The Art of Herbs will teach the many ways you can use herbs and the benefits that come from them.

The Soapmakers Companion
This illustrated guide to making over 40 specialty soaps through clear, step-by-step instructions. Susan Miller Cavitch, Master Soap Maker, leads you through every step of the soapmaking process.
The Art of Quilting
The Art of Quilting DVD

Develop your understanding of quilting with the much-loved, practical teaching The West Ladies are known for, and apply helpful skills to your home as you make fun and beautiful quilting creations.

Trap Building
Both modern and primitive types of traps are covered in this book. Diagrams for snare, cage, barrel, box, and many more types of traps are illustrated. Many of these traps would make excellent scout projects or something you and the kids would enjoy.
The Art of Soap Making
The Art of Soap Making DVD
This inspiring DVD is full of instructive step-by-steps, artful how-tos, and entertaining advice in the pleasurable and highly useful activity of making soap.

Modern Vermin Control
Published in England, this book contains information on control of winged, ground and underground vermin. Many pictures and illustrations are included.
The Art of Sewing
The Art of Sewing DVD
Expand your knowledge of sewing with the helpful and down-to-earth instruction The West Ladies are known for, and develop a wide assortment of useful skills that will assist in making wonderful sewing creations.
A Veterinary Guide For Animal Owners
This book contains 420 pages of specific preventive measures and cures to all common pet and livestock ailments. It has chapters on: cows, goats, sheep, horses, pigs, poultry, rabbits, dogs and cats.
The Fresh Egg Cookbook
The Fresh Egg Cookbook
Increasingly available at farmers markets, local farms, gourmet shops, and backyard chicken coops, fresh eggs offer nutritional benefits and delicious flavor. In The Fresh Egg Cookbook, author and chicken keeper Jennifer Trainer Thompson serves up 101 creative recipes for enjoying and celebrating the versatility of eggs.

The Smallholder's Book
This 72 page book contains 22 wood projects that can be made by "you" even if you don't have great carpentry skills. Learn how to make a sheep hay rack, brooder, free standing nest box, goat house livestock trough, etc.

Monday to Friday Chicken
We’ve had several customers asking for a good chicken cookbook and we think we’ve found a great one, “Monday to Friday Chicken” by Michele Urvater . This book includes many great fast and easy recipes for the busy family. Also many tips on what to keep in the pantry, matching meals to schedules, storing poultry and much, much more.
The "Whizbang Garden Cart" can be built with readily-available materials by anyone with basic handyman tools and skills. You can build your own cart for less that the cost of a store-bought model.
Rabbit Standard of Perfection
A.R.B.A Rabbit Standard Of Perfection
The A.R.B.A Rabbit Standard of Perfection is published as a guide for the established breeder and the beginner. Descriptions for ideals in rabbits and cavies. The Standard of Perfection represents over 90 years of cumulative experience of judges and top breeders. 2001-2005 edition.
To help farmers position themselves well in the market, Sarah Aubrey offers a business-savvy reference that covers everything from financial plans and advertising budgets to Web design and food service wholesalers.
101 Arena Exercises
This ringside exercise book is a favorite of riding instructors and enthusiasts. Classic exercises and original patterns and drills are presented in a unique "read-and-ride" format. The book can be hung like a calendar or draped over the rail of the ring for quick and easy reference.

Basic Country Skills
544 pages of advice and information for living a more self-sufficient, satisfying life. The book is divided into 4 categories: your place in the country; Your garden, yard, and orchard; country cooking and stocking up; and your barn, stable, and fields.

The Encyclopedia Of Country Living By Carla Emery
It takes 858 pages to contain the practical advice, invaluable information, and "country wisdom" that is the substance of this book. If it had no section on poultry we would still recommend it without reservation for all the "how to" advice it gives for country folk as well as city slickers, but the 84 page poultry section makes it worth it weight in gold.