Tom Brown’s Field Guide to Wilderness Survival

Here, in one essential volume, are the basics of wilderness survival. The most ancient and important skills, preserved for generations, are presented in a simple, easy-to-use format with clear illustrations and instructions. A complete must-have companion to the great outdoors. * How to build natural shelters in plains, woods, or deserts * How to get […]

Principles Of Personal Defense

This new edition of Cooper’s classic Principles of Personal Defense – with a fitting tribute by firearms expert Louis Awerbuck and all-new drawings by renowned illustrator Paul Kirchner – presents his timeless theory of individual defensive behavior clearly, concisely and practically. All free people who aspire to stay that way should read, study and share […]

The Shooter’s Bible Guide to AR-15s: A Comprehensive Reference to One of America’s Favorite Rifles

The essential guide on all things related to one of the most popular firearms in existence.There’s no denying the popularity and intense fascination with AR-15s among firearms enthusiasts today. Here, inside the most comprehensive source to date, is Doug Howlett’s expert approach to everything from the intriguing history of the AR to breaking down the […]

When Technology Fails (Revised & Expanded): A Manual for Self-Reliance, Sustainability, and Surviving the Long Emergency

There’s never been a better time to “be prepared.” Matthew Stein’s comprehensive primer on sustainable living skills–from food and water to shelter and energy to first-aid and crisis-management skills–prepares you to embark on the path toward sustainability. But unlike any other book, Stein not only shows you how to live “green” in seemingly stable times, […]

Preserving Food without Freezing or Canning: Traditional Techniques Using Salt, Oil, Sugar, Alcohol, Vinegar, Drying, Cold Storage, and Lactic Fermentation

Typical books about preserving garden produce nearly always assume that modern “kitchen gardeners” will boil or freeze their vegetables and fruits. Yet here is a book that goes back to the future—celebrating traditional but little-known French techniques for storing and preserving edibles in ways that maximize flavor and nutrition. Translated into English, and with a […]

The Holistic Orchard: Tree Fruits and Berries the Biological Way

Many people want to grow fruit on a small scale but lack the insight to be successful orchardists. Growing tree fruits and berries is something virtually anyone with space and passionate desire can do – given wise guidance and a personal commitment to observe the teachings of the trees. A holistic grower knows that producing […]

The Cornered Cat: A Woman’s Guide to Concealed Carry

The Cornered Cat is the ultimate resource for women who choose to carry a firearm for self defense. It covers everything from cleaning a pistol to methods of carry. It tells women everything they ever wanted to know about how to carry a firearm for self defense. The Cornered Cat is all about women that […]

Primitive Skills and Crafts: An Outdoorsman’s Guide to Shelters, Tools, Weapons, Tracking, Survival, and More

Anyone eager to master survival skills for outdoor vacations, or simply to find a fun new family activity for a Saturday afternoon, will be educated and inspired by the practical advice presented here by archaeologists, anthropologists, primitive practitioners, craftsmen, and artisans. These experts help modern readers rediscover the skills that have served humanity for millennia: […]

Without Rule of Law: Advanced Skills to Help You Survive

WARNING: This book contains material that may be offensive to some readers. It is an instructional guide covering tactical actions and capabilities which should only be executed in last-resort survival situations. This book was written for non-military readers who believe in self-reliance and wish to develop advanced, just-in-case capabilities for themselves and their families. It leads the […]

The Kimchi Cookbook: 60 Traditional and Modern Ways to Make and Eat Kimchi

Based on Korea’s legendary condiment, Mother-in-Law’s Kimchi is taking America by storm with its vibrant, versatile balance of flavor and just the right amount of spice. Making kimchi is the next frontier for anyone who enjoys DIY food projects, and homemade kimchi is a must-have for connoisseurs of the beloved Korean pickle.   Following traditional […]

The Small-Scale Poultry Flock: An All-Natural Approach to Raising Chickens and Other Fowl for Home and Market Growers–With information on building … feed, and working with poultry in the garden

The most comprehensive guide to date on raising all-natural poultry for the small-scale farmer, homesteader, and professional grower. The Small-Scale Poultry Flock offers a practical and integrative model for working with chickens and other domestic fowl, based entirely on natural systems.Readers will find information on growing (and sourcing) feed on a small scale, brooding (and […]

The Scout’s Outdoor Cookbook (Falcon Guide)

A guide to cooking while camping provides hundreds of recipes for all kinds of meals that can be made using dutch ovens, camp stoves, fire pits, and grills, or that do not require cooking at all.Title: The Scout’s Outdoor CookbookAuthor: Conners, Christine/ Conners, TimPublisher: Globe Pequot PrPublication Date: 2008/05/01Number of Pages: 357Binding Type: PAPERBACKLibrary of […]

Bushcraft: Outdoor Skills and Wilderness Survival

Longtime wilderness educator Mors Kochanski has dedicated his life to learning and teaching about the lore of the forest. With clear instructions, extensive use of diagrams and a color photo supplement, this comprehensive reference includes all the practical skills and knowledge essential for you to survive and enjoy the wilderness:* Lighting and maintaining a fire* […]

Root Cellaring: Natural Cold Storage of Fruits & Vegetables

Anyone can learn to store fruits and vegetables safely and naturally with a cool, dark space (even a closet!) and the step-by-step advice in this book. $ 8.09

DIY Projects for the Self-Sufficient Homeowner: 25 Ways to Build a Self-Reliant Lifestyle

Build your way to a more self-sufficient lifestyle with step-by-step projects for backup and supplementary utilities–including independent water, heat, and electricity–growing and storing food, raising small livestock, beekeeping, and more. Many of the projects require basic materials available at your everyday home center, but this book also provides valuable DIY resources for solar, hydro, greenhouse, […]

Dangerous Instincts: Use an FBI Profiler’s Tactics to Avoid Unsafe Situations

Fear can’t help you in a dangerous situation. A former FBI profiler shows you what can. As one of the world’s top experts on psychopathy and criminal behavior, Mary Ellen O’Toole has seen repeatedly how relying on the sense of fear alone often fails to protect us from danger. Whether you are opening the door […]

PROKNOT Outdoor Knots

New edition contains seventeen best all purpose rope knots clearly illustrated and described on six waterproof plastic cards, bound with a brass grommet in the corner! Handy size of just 2 1/4″ x 3 1/2″ fits in pocket, backpack, glove box or anywhere you might need them. Weighs less than one ounce. Knots include: Bowline, […]

The Worst-Case Scenario Survival Handbook

Danger! It lurks at every corner. Volcanoes. Sharks. Quicksand. Terrorists. The pilot of the plane blacks out and it’s up to you to land the jet. What do you do? The Worst-Case Scenario Survival Handbook is here to help: jam-packed with how-to, hands-on, step-by-step, illustrated instructions on everything you need to know FAST-from defusing a […]

The Preservation Kitchen: The Craft of Making and Cooking with Pickles, Preserves, and Aigre-doux

The first canning manual and cookbook authored by a Michelin-starred chef and restaurant owner, The Preservation Kitchen reveals a world of endless flavor combinations using revolutionary ideas that bring homemade preserves deliciously to life. Pairing science with art, Paul Virant presents expert preserving techniques, sophisticated recipes, and seasonal menus inspired by the award-winning fare at […]

Carrots Love Tomatoes: Secrets of Companion Planting for Successful Gardening

This classic has now taught generations of gardeners how to use the natural benefits of plants to protect and support each other. Here is a reader’s complete reference to which plants nourish the soil, which keep away bugs and pests, and which plants just don’t get along. Here is a complete guide to using companion […]

Protecting the Gift: Keeping Children and Teenagers Safe (and Parents Sane)

Safety skills for children outside the home Warning signs of sexual abuse How to screen baby-sitters and choose schools Strategies for keeping teenagers safe from violence All parents face the same challenges when it comes to their children’s safety: whom to trust, whom to distrust, what to believe, what to doubt, what to fear, and […]

The Ultimate Hiker’s Gear Guide: Tools and Techniques to Hit the Trail

Supreme long-distance hiker Andrew Skurka shares his hard-earned knowledge in this essential guide to backpacking gear and skills. Described by National Geographic as “one of the best traveled and fastest hikers on the planet,” and named “Adventurer of the Year” by Outside and “Person of the Year” by Backpacker, Skurka recounts what he’s learned from more than 30,000 miles of […]

The Complete Worst-Case Scenario Survival Handbook

The worst of the worst, all in one place! This deluxe desk reference includes a hardbound volume of the most popular scenarios from all 11 Worst-Case Scenario handbooks, plus the entire contents of all the books on a fully searchable CD. Avoid the perils of mountain lions and blind dates, avalanches and teenage driving lessons, […]

Real Food Fermentation: Preserving Whole Fresh Food with Live Cultures in Your Home Kitchen

Preserve your favorite foods through every season with Real Food Fermentation. Control your own ingredients, techniques, and additives. Learn a practical food-preparation skill you’ll use again and again. And express yourself by making something unique and whole.Inside, you’ll find:—All the basics: the process, the tools, and how to get started—A guide to choosing the right […]

The Encyclopedia of Country Living, 10th Edition

No home, whether in the country, the city, or somewhere in between, should be without this one-of-a-kind encyclopedia — the most complete source of information available about growing, processing, cooking, and preserving homegrown foods from the garden, orchard, field, or barnyard. For more than 30 years, people have relied on its practical, step-by-step advice on […]

Responding to Emergency: American Red Cross

Designed specifically for the academic market, this textbook facilitates learning and understanding of the knowledge and skills required to effectively respond to emergency situations. Updated with the latest science in first aid and emergency cardiovascular care, the revised 2012 edition of First Aid-Responding to Emergencies covers first aid as a stand-alone course, with the option […]

AWOL on the Appalachian Trail

“Makes you feel the pain and joy of an Appalachian Trail thru-hike . . . In vivid colors, David paints a picture of his memorable journey.”—Larry Luxenberg, president of the Appalachian Trail Museum SocietyIn 2003, David Miller left his job, family, and friends to fulfill a dream and hike the Appalachian Trail. AWOL on the […]

Deep Survival: Who Lives, Who Dies, and Why

“Unique among survival books…stunning…enthralling. Deep Survival makes compelling, and chilling, reading.”—Penelope Purdy, Denver PostAfter her plane crashes, a seventeen-year-old girl spends eleven days walking through the Peruvian jungle. Against all odds, with no food, shelter, or equipment, she gets out. A better-equipped group of adult survivors of the same crash sits down and dies. What […]

The Joy of Pickling: 250 Flavor-Packed Recipes for Vegetables and More from Garden or Market (Revised Edition)

Since its original publication in 1998, this book has been considered the go-to guide for those who like it sour, salty, and tangy. Author Ziedrich goes far beyond the classic bread-and-butters and dills with recipes that showcase the worldwide popularity of pickling. There are chapters on fermented pickles, from Half-Sours to Turkish Mixed Pickles; on […]

Animal, Vegetable, Miracle: A Year of Food Life

Author Barbara Kingsolver and her family abandoned the industrial-food pipeline to live a rural life—vowing that, for one year, they’d only buy food raised in their own neighborhood, grow it themselves, or learn to live without it. Part memoir, part journalistic investigation, Animal, Vegetable, Miracle is an enthralling narrative that will open your eyes in […]