The Unofficial Hunger Games Wilderness Survival Guide

Put the Odds in Your Favor!Train like a Tribute before you enter the Arena using this wilderness survival guide–you don’t have to live in Panem to put these survival skills to use. Experience the adventure of life in District 12 by learning and practicing the survival skills used by Katniss, Peeta, Gale and their friends.Some […]

Naturally Sweet Food in Jars: 100 Preserves Made with Coconut, Maple, Honey, and More

The Preserves You Love, SWEETER THAN EVERAfter years of addressing questions reducing sugar, substituting sugar, and leaving it out altogether, accomplished canner and author Marisa McClellan began to rejigger her recipes, helping her home canners enjoy the flavors of the season without the refined sugars. The result is Naturally Sweet Food in Jars, preserving in […]

The Made-from-Scratch Life: Simple Ways to Create a Natural Home

Do you long for simpler days? Do you wish you had the time to offer your family home-grown meals? Does your heart cry for a quiet place in this fast-paced world?Blogger and homesteader Melissa K. Norris inspires with practical and easy methods to help you cook from scratch, garden, preserve your own food, and see […]

500 Time-Tested Home Remedies and the Science Behind Them: Ease Aches, Pains, Ailments, and More with Hundreds of Simple and Effective At-Home Treatments

Try These Timeless Treatments Supported by Cutting-Edge Science! Look no further! From insect bites, insomnia, and upset stomach to nasal congestion, stress, and heart health, this authoritative and comprehensive guide offers easy, effective recipes to bolster your resistance to illness, ease aches and pains, and manage minor ailments naturally. The authors explain the science behind […]

Paracord Fusion Ties – Backpack Edition: Bushcrafts, Bracelets, Baskets, Knots, Fobs, Wraps, & Storage Ties

Paracord Fusion Ties – Backpack Edition (PFT-BE) is specifically designed to provide a compact, backpack portable collection of step-by-step paracord knot and tie instructions (over 25 in all!). Perfect for survivalists, outdoor adventurers, creative campers, and paracord enthusiasts, PFT-BE features a wide ranging assortment of paracord fusion ties, sourced from three separate full-length books: Paracord […]

Home Cooked: Essential Recipes for a New Way to Cook

A recipe collection and how-to guide for preparing base ingredients that can be used to make simple, weeknight meals, while also teaching skills like building and cooking over a fire, and preserving meat and produce, written by a sustainable food expert and founder of Belcampo Meat Co. Anya Fernald’s approach to cooking is anything but […]

The Cannabis Breeder’s Bible: The Definitive Guide to Marijuana Genetics, Cannabis Botany and Creating Strains for the Seed Market

The Cannabis Breeder’s Bible sets a new standard of excellence for cannabis cultivation and breeding manuals and gives readers the tools they need to grow the most popular and potent marijuana varieties and strains in the world. Readers of this complete guide to expert breeding techniques will learn about the new age cultivars, trendy cannabis […]

Situational Awareness for Emergency Response

Situational awareness is more complex than simply noticing what is happening around you. An emergency responder must capture clues and cues in the emergency environment, make sense of the information, and predict what will happen next.  In Situational Awareness for Emergency Response, Richard Gasaway establishes the foundation of decision making and the role of situational […]

Trapping Secrets: Methods, Tricks, and Tips of a Fifty-Year Fur Trapper

William Wasserman, a retired Pennsylvania game warden who has trapped everything from weasels to black bears, writes about his favorite sets and methods in a series of twenty-five chapters encompassing a lifetime on the trapline. This is not your typical how-to-trap book; there are plenty of those already on the market. Instead, Wasserman recites his […]

Preserving by the Pint: Quick Seasonal Canning for Small Spaces from the author of Food in Jars

Seasonal Canning in Small BitesMarisa McClellan was an adult in a high-rise in Philadelphia when she rediscovered canning, and found herself under the preserving spell. She grew accustomed to working in large batches since most ?vintage” recipes are written to feed a large family, or to use up a farm-size crop, but increasingly, found that […]

The Intelligent Gardener: Growing Nutrient Dense Food

Vegetables, fruits, and grains are a major source of vital nutrients, but centuries of intensive agriculture have depleted our soils to historic lows. As a result, the broccoli you consume today may have less than half of the vitamins and minerals that the equivalent serving would have contained a hundred years ago. This is a […]

The Everything Knots Book: Step-By-Step Instructions for Tying Any Knot

Simple instructions on how to tie over 100 useful and decorative knotsA well-tied knot is at once a practical tool and a work of art. With names like “hangman’s noose” and “wagoneer’s hitch,” knots have a rich history of usefulness and an aesthetic appeal all their own.From the boat to the backyard, The Everything Knots […]

Staying Found: The Complete Map & Compass Book, 3rd Edition

“[This] simply written, informative book should be required reading for anyone heading out to unfamiliar terrain… The chapter on teaching your children to stay found is worth the price of the book.” — Salem Statesman Journal “Staying Found gives you all the information you’ll need to be an expert orienteer. Learn to use a compass, […]

The Meals in a Jar Handbook: Gourmet Food Storage Made Easy

Meals as easy as 1–2–3! Just add water and dinner is done. Using Chef Tess s tried and tested dry–packing method, learn how to make meals that are not only delicious and family–friendly, but also shelf–stable for an average of 5-10 years. Enjoy recipes like Broccoli Cheese and Rice Casserole, Chunky Italian Spaghetti, and Spicy […]

Native Plants of the Midwest: A Comprehensive Guide to the Best 500 Species for the Garden

Native Plants of the Midwest, by regional plant expert Alan Branhagan, features the best native plants in the heartland and offers clear and concise guidance on how to use them in the garden. Plant profiles for more than 500 species of trees, shrubs, vines, perennials, ground covers, bulbs, and annuals contain the common and botanical […]

Tom Brown’s Field Guide to Nature Observation and Tracking

Utilizing the ancient lore of Native Americans, Tom Brown passes on a timeless tradition that connects humankind to Earth. This unique volume teaches us the basics of sight, smell, and taste; it shows us how to become one with nature, and how to receive all the signs and signals of the multitude of living creatures […]

National Geographic Complete Survival Manual

National Geographic Complete Survival Manual is the most comprehensive, authoritative, and user-friendly reference of its kind?and the only one with firsthand advice from the experts at National Geographic and four of the top organizations of emergency preparedness. Beginning with the basics of survival, the book then focuses on how to survive in six of the […]

Preserving with Pomona’s Pectin: The Revolutionary Low-Sugar, High-Flavor Method for Crafting and Canning Jams, Jellies, Conserves, and More

If you’ve ever made jam or jelly at home, you know most recipes require more sugar than fruit—oftentimes 4 to 7 cups!—causing many people to look for other ways to preserve more naturally and with less sugar. Pomona’s Pectin is the answer to this canning conundrum. Unlike other popular pectins, which are activated by sugar, […]

Lasagna Gardening: A New Layering System for Bountiful Gardens: No Digging, No Tilling, No Weeding, No Kidding!

Lasagna Gardening, a gardening system that works– so you don’t have to!Turn in your tiller for a stack of old newspapers! Replace your shovel with a layer of grass clippings! Let Pat Lanza show you how you can create lush, successful, easy-care gardens in practically any location without hours of backbreaking digging or noisy tilling.* […]

The Swiss Army Knife Book: 63 Outdoor Projects

Woodsman Felix Immler reveals how to build a comfortable camp in the wilderness using nothing more than a pocket knife. Simple natural materials are used for making a waterproof roof, a chair, a bed, a table, a fridge, and an oven, as well as for carving spoons, knifes, and bowls. You can even grill a […]

Wilderness Basics, 4th Edition: Get the Most from Your Hiking, Backpacking, and Camping Adventures (Mountaineering Outdoor Basics)

CLICK HERE to download the chapter on “Animal Encounters” from Wilderness Basics* The standard text for the San Diego Sierra Club chapter’s Wilderness Basics Course * Extensive updating throughout, including many new photosMore than 100,000 copies of Wilderness Basics have been sold over the years, and this new edition will continue as a training staple […]

Jam, Jelly and Pickle Making Business Startup: How to Grow a Million Dollar Success from Home!

Jam, Jelly and Pickle Making Business StartupHow to Grow a Million Dollar Success from Home!In 2008 after my husband lost his auto manufacturing job, we found ourselves in a dire situation, as we were in the middle of planning our youngest daughter’s wedding and all. But with the help of a friend, I made my […]

The Art and Science of Staff Fighting: A Complete Instructional Guide

NINE LEVELS, EASY TO EXPERTThis book stands apart from other staff training manuals. While most titles focus on forms and twirling, The Art and Science of Staff Fighting emphasizes the dynamics of combat. The author draws on thirty years of martial experience, presenting the best of both Eastern and Western traditions.Joe Varady lays out a […]

First Aid (Quickstudy: Health)

Symptoms, treatment and tips for wide range of medical emergencies. Great for home use or the professional as a quick reference or refresher. $ 4.72

The Backyard Homestead Book of Kitchen Know-How: Field-to-Table Cooking Skills

Growing vegetables and raising livestock is only the beginning of a successful homestead — that fresh food goes to waste unless you can properly prepare, cook, and preserve it. Andrea Chesman shows you how to bridge the gap between field and table, covering everything from curing meats and making sausage to canning fruits and vegetables, […]

Weedless Gardening

Conventional wisdom says to garden from the bottom up, turning over the soil every spring until your back aches. Ironically, this does such a good job aerating that gardeners spend the rest of the season pulling weeds and replacing the suddenly energized (and easily used up) nutrients. Mother nature, on the other hand, gardens from […]

Kids’ Outdoor Adventure Book: 448 Great Things to Do in Nature Before You Grow Up

Honorable Mention of the 2013 National Outdoor Book Awards.  Nature is a destination, but you don’t have to travel anywhere to find it. Just open the door and step outside. A fun, hands on approach to getting involved in nature, The Kids’ Outdoor Adventure Book is a year-round how-to activity guidebook for getting kids outdoors and exploring nature, be it […]

Unlearn, Rewild: Earth Skills, Ideas and Inspiration for the Future Primitive

Picture a world where humans exist, like all other living things, in balance. Where there is no separation between “human” and “wild.” Unlearn, Rewild boldly envisions such a world, probing deeply into the cultural constraints on our ability to lead truly sustainable lives and offering real, tangible tools to move toward another way of living, […]

The New Midwestern Table: 200 Heartland Recipes

“The Midwest is rising,” writes Minnesota native Amy Thielen, host of Heartland Table on Food Network—and her engaging, keenly American debut cookbook, with 200 recipes that herald a revival in the region’s cuisine, is delicious proof. Amy Thielen grew up in rural northern Minnesota, waiting in lines for potluck buffets amid loops of smoked sausages […]

Essential Oils for a Clean and Healthy Home: 200+ Amazing Household Uses for Tea Tree Oil, Peppermint Oil, Lavender Oil, and More

As seen on Today.com Discover the power of essential oils!From tea tree and lavender to lemon and peppermint, essential oils have been praised for their ability to clean and protect surfaces. Essential Oils for a Clean and Healthy Home teaches you how to use all-natural oils around your home, from cleaning kitchen appliances to disinfecting […]