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Whether you live deep in the woods or on the top floor of a high-rise apartment, we truly believe that you can enrich your life by becoming more self-reliant.
This magazine contains articles on cooking, DIY information, gardening, livestock, foraging, building, and preparedness.

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In this issue — Summer 2018

On the cover
♣ Easy-roll duck coop by Miranda Rommel
♣ These tasty campfire bean dishes will keep your crew fed without blowing your budget by Linda Gabris
♣ Many irons in the fire: Living a freelance lifestyle by Patrice Lewis
♣ Saving seeds by Melissa Souza
♣ Build a boat of your own by Robert Van Putten

In the community
♣ Establishing a legal family cemetery by Donna O’Shaughnessy

In the garden
♣ Repotting plants by Tom Kovach

In the workshop
♣ Cedar fence posts by Setanta O’Ceillaigh
♣ Build a boat of your own by Robert Van Putten
♣ Yakisugi: A Japanese method of preserving wood by charring with fire by Rick Brannan

In the barnyard
♣ Simple and cheap hay feeders for small livestock by Donna Insco
♣ These six easy tips will help protect your dog’s health by Krista Lawson

In the kitchen
♣ Croquettes: The super duper meat stretcher by Angeline Hawkes
♣ Roasted chickpeas: A feast on our farm by Habeeb Salloum

♣ Ask Jackie by Jackie Clay-Atkinson
♣ Recipe cards
♣ Reader feedback