BERRY FINDER: a guide to native plants with fleshy fruits for eastern North
America. by Dorcas S. Miller, illustrated by Cherie Hunter Day.
Identifies plants with fleshy fruits, including natives and some cultivated species that have become established in the wild. Includes many native shrubs and vines as well as herbs and trees. (Many of these plants have fruits that are known or suspected to be poisonous. This is not a guide to edible plants.) Covers U.S. and Canada east of the Rockies, except southern Florida. Most useful in late summer and fall when ripe berries are present. 64 little pages.
Inventory = 5. ISBN: 978-0-912550-22-0. Order #: NASG1000 paper$5.95.
BEYOND THE STAFF OF LIFE: the wheatless-dairyless cookbook. by Kief Adler.
Fills the need for people allergic to wheat and/or dairy products. An authoritative and reliable guide to cookery based on nutritional knowledge, with a wealth of exotic recipes that are easy to prepare and healthful for everyone. 80 pages, index.
Inventory = 1. ISBN: 0-87961-075-1. Order #: NAGR0933 paper$6.95.
BLACK DAWN/BRIGHT DAY: Indian prophecies Earth changes. Sun Bear & Wabun Wind.
Intensity and trend of earth changes; altering lifestyles to meet challenges. Illustrated, 246 pages.
Inventory = 6. ISBN: 0-671-75900-0. Order #: SISC2346 paper$13.95.
BRADFORD ANGIER'S BACKCOUNTRY BASICS: wilderness skills and outdoor know-how. Angier.
Presents wilderness skills to find drinking water, make matchless fires, stay warm in a blizzard, tell direction by the sun, choose the best outdoor gear, and enjoy nature. Covers shelters, equipment, cookery, orienteering, canoing, identifying wild plants. 356 pages, index.
Inventory = 1. ISBN: 0-8117-0112-3. Order #: STAC3660 cloth$19.95.
THE BOOK OF THE VISION QUEST: personal transformation in the wilderness. Foster with
Offers ancient wilderness rite of passage to modern seekers. Illustrated, 249 pages.
Inventory = 9. ISBN: 0-6781-76189-7. Order : SISC9683 paper$11.00.
CENTRAL HEATING WITH WOOD & COAL.
by Larry Gay.
Using solid fuel for heat and domestic hot water. Diagrams, 127 pages.
Inventory = 5. ISBN: 0-8289-0420-0. Order #: STGR3234 paper$8.95.
THE COMPLETE BOOK OF WOODBURNING STOVES. by David Ivins.
Tells how to select the right stove and install it, maintain it, types of firewood to burn, stove safety, stove accessories. Discusses kinds of stoves: Franklin or airtight, downdraft, double-chamber, parlor, box, potbelly, barrel and more. Covers chimneys, flues, and other accessories. Woodburning stoves not only provide heat at similar or less cost but give ambiance to colder and wetter times as well. Illustrated, 158 pages, bibliography, index.
Inventory = 1. ISBN: 0-8069-8242-X. Order #: STER3230 paper$6.95.
COOKING THE WILD HARVEST. by J. Wayne Fears.
Over 250 kitchen-tested recipes--old-fashioned, contemporary, or exotic--for 27 kinds of game; venison, caribou, moose, elk, antelope, bear, buffalo, javelina, woodchuck, rabbit, squirrel, muskrat, coon, opossum, beaver, game birds, duck, goose, fish, turtle, crow, armadillo, frog, rattlesnake, squid, octopus. Includes proper field dressing and gathering of these animals to enhance taste and safe eating. 183 pages.
Inventory = 2. ISBN: 0-934802-14-9. 1984. Order #: ICSB1413 paper$12.95.
CRAB CRACKERS GUIDE; how to catch 'em, cook 'em, clean 'em, & eat 'em. by A. Leland Parker.
Provides 53 delicious crab recipes (regular and microwave). Tells about traps and lures, keeping them alive, conservation gear, boiling and steaming, cleaning anatomy. Emphasizes the blue crab, commonly found along the Gulf coast in shallow water along the bays, estuaries, sounds, channels, and river mouths. Tell male from female. Briefly lists other crab species: ghost, fiddler, hermit, and porcelain. Drawings, 32 pages.
Inventory = 1. ISBN: 0-913953-00-8. 1981. Order #: SOCO1055 paper$3.95.
COUNTRY LAND--and its uses. by Howard Orem & Suzen.
Selecting land, developing water, organic gardening--how to be a modern day homesteader including clearing land, building a house and fence, cooking and heating with wood, growing your food. Diagrams, 310 pages, index.
Inventory = 6; otherwise out of print. ISBN: 0-89761-030-1.Order #: NAGR0932 paper$9.95.
DANCING WITH THE WHEEL: the Medicine Wheel workbook. by Sun Bear, Wabun Wind, & Crysalis Mulligan.
The Native American philosophy behind the vision of the Medicine Wheel is that all things and beings on Earth are related, and therefore must be in harmony. This book applies that philosophy to daily life through exercises and ceremonies to help you gain energy from the spirits to heal both humans and the Earth. Illustrated with drawings, 256 large-format pages, index.
Inventory = 1. ISBN: 0-671-76732-1. 1991. Order #: SISC7060 paper$16.00.
#DREAMING WITH THE WHEEL. Sun Bear & Wabun Wind.
Inventory = 1.ISBN: 0-671-78416-1. Order #: SISC5563 paper$12.00.
ECOLOGUE: the environmental catalogue and consumer's guide for a safe Earth. edited by Bruce N. Anderson.
What products to buy/avoid; recycling; earth-mending. Chapters include "Who says you can't change the wold?", "Reuse it or lose it", "Classroom Earth", "Let the sun shine in", "Earthship safaris", "Organic Yard Gardening", "Grocery Shopping", "Water power for home electricity", "Environmental construction","Environmental investing", more. Illustrated, 255 large-format pages, index. See sample pages, illustrations.
Inventory = 1. ISBN: 0-13-084518-3. 1990. Order #: PRHA5282 paper$18.95.
EDIBLE AND MEDICINAL PLANTS OF THE WEST. by Gregory L. Tilford.
Full-color photographic guide to identifying over 250 plant species growing from Alaska to southern California and across the Rocky Mountains and the Northern Plains to the Great lakes--including edibility and medicinal uses. 256 pages.
Inventory = 1. ISBN: 978-0-87742-359-0. Order #: MOPR1186 paper$21.00.
EDIBLE AND POISONOUS PLANTS OF THE EASTERN STATES. Burt.
Deck of plant identification cards includes descriptions plus color photos of the more important edible and poisonous plants of the eastern US enabling identification in their natural habitats.
Inventory = 5. ISBN: None. 1973. Order #: PLDE4004 box$6.95.
ENERGY BOOK #1: natural sources & backyard applications. edited by John Prenis.
Myriad ideas about developing alternative sources of energy: wind, solar, tidal, wood, ocean thermal power, and many more for exploration, experimentation, and application. Ideas both practical and theoretical such as shapes of reflecting surfaces, experiments with hydrogen, methane and bio-gas experiments, tidal power, soap-bubble heat collector, ocean thermal power from structures that have pipes deep into the sea, and more. Illustrated, 112 large-format pages.
Inventory = 2. ISBN: 0-914294-21-0. 1975. Order #: RUNN3001 paper$7.95.
ENERGY BOOK #2: more natural sources & backyard applications. Prenis.
Anthology of alternate sources of energy explains what energy is and gives do-it-yourself projects for non-conventional power. Illustrated, 12 large-format pages.
Inventory = 4. ISBN: 0-914294-51-2. Order #: RUNN3002 paper$5.00.
A FIELD GUIDE TO EDIBLE WILD PLANTS OF EASTERN/NORTH CENTRAL NORTH AMERICA.
by Lee Allen Peterson.
Details over 370 edible wild plants in 37 states from the Atlantic coast to the Dakotas and Texas and including Quebec and Ontario in Canada--where to find in 14 habitats including seashores, running water, swamps, fields, thickets, moist woods, and more. How and when to pick them, how to prepare them for eating. Also identifies 37 poisonous look-alikes. Color illustrations, 346 pages, index.
Inventory = 9. ISBN: 0-395-31870-X. 1977. Order #: HOMI0604 paper$15.95.
A FISH FEAST. by Charlotte Wright.
Transoceanic recipes that suggest substitutions that will convert each to suit the waters nearest you. Starts with how to select a fresh fish and includes the many ways of cooking. Find recipes Hawaiian, Pacific, and Atlantic that suggest fish substitutions for species nearer you. Recipes and cooking methods are included for parrot fish with sausage, black cod sukiyaki, southern deep-fried sauger, seafood lasagna, marinated eel, as well as less exotic fare. 199 pages, index.
Inventory = 3. ISBN: 0-914718-73-8. 1982. Order #: PASE3578 paper$6.95.
FISH ON THE GRILL. by Barbara Grunes and Phyllis Madgida.
More than 70 elegant, easy, and delectable recipes with chart of cooking times for fish types plus info on coals, grills, and techniques-for outdoor grill or indoor broilers. From selecting the grills to choosing charcoal, thorough discussions of all equipment and techniques. Charts of fish type give fat content, calories, flavor, and substitutions. Includes many recipes; blackened redfish, salmon fillets, scallops on peppers, orange whitefish, and more. Illustrated with drawings, 112 pages, index.
Inventory = 1. ISBN: 0-8095-5033-0.Order #: CONT4428 paper$7.95.
THE FRUCTOSE COOKBOOK. Cannon.
How to cook with this natural, fruit sugar, sweetener. Illustrated, 128 pages.
Inventory = 6. ISBN: 0-914788-53-1.Order #: GLPE0429 paper$5.95.
#HIGHGROVE: an experiment in organic gardening and farming. Prince of Wales & Clover.
| Methods that have worked and sometimes not worked in managing this English estate for natural production. Over 160 color photos, 288 large format pages.
Inventory = 1.ISBN: 0-671-79177-X. Order #: SISC6760 cloth$50.00.
JERKY MAKING FOR THE HOME, TRAIL, AND CAMPFIRE: easy, cheap, and yummy! by Brad Prowse.
Hikers, sport enthusiasts, homemakers, and kitchen buffs, will appreciate this easy-to-follow book on making dried meat snacks at a fraction of store-bought costs. 48 pages.
Inventory = 1. ISBN: 978-0-87961-247 4. Order #: NAGR1983 paper$7.95.
ABOUT NATURE THROUGH INDOOR GARDENING. by Virginia W. Musselman.
For adults to help teach children to appreciate plants through experience with growing and caring for 74 of the most familiar houseplants. Use of kitchen throw-aways--seeds, pineapple-tops, beans--to become new plants. Onion-like plants astonish with leaves and flowers. Gives opportunity for hours of do-together fun for kids and adults. Drawings, 126 pages, index of plants.
Inventory = 1. ISBN: 0-8117-0945-0. 1972. Order #: STAC5192 cloth$3.95.
LEARNING FROM THE INDIANS: what the white race may learn from the Indians. by Wharton James.
Classic book written in 1800s by a man who spent much of his life learning from the Indians giving him unusual knowledge and love for the people , explaining their strengths and weaknesses; gives the full circle of lifeways from survival techniques to mysticism and includes concepts of child rearing, nasal deep breathing exercises, diet, and natural foods. Historical photographs, drawings, 269 pages.
Inventory = 1. ISBN: None. 1973. Slightly soiled. Order #: RUNN2718 paper$6.95
THE MEDICINE WHEEL: Earth astrology. Sun Bear and Wabun Wind. Nature-oriented
connections with animals, plants and minerals of 12 Moons. Illustrated, 203 pages.
Inventory = 9. ISBN: 0-671-76420-9. Order #: SISC4100 paper$13.95.
NAHANNI TRAILHEAD: a year in the northern wilderness.
by Joanne Ronan Moore.
Account of stay on Canada's remote South Nahanni River in the Northwest Territory: traveling by foot, canoe, ski, and snowshoe from the log cabin they built themselves.
Presented as a log of adventures and misadventures from June of one year to June of the next. How they managed with no outside source of food or supplies and their thoughts and joys during their time "alone". An intriguing read for others who would "get away". Photographs, maps, lists of supplies and food taken, 240 pages.
Inventory = 1. ISBN: 0-89886-093-8. 1980. Order #: MOUN2635 paper$9.95.
NATURE BOUND: pocket field guide.
by Ron Dawson.
Pocket-sized outdoor handbook provides concise survival, map/compass, first-aid for several situations. Discusses starting fires, gives wind-chill chart, explains fishing and snares to get food, use of ropes and knots, weather and snowshoes. Much detail on poisonous and edible plants with identification with ranges and seasons plus which parts are edible with preparation for eating, and which are poisonous. Drawings and 125 color plates, 336 pages, plant indexes.
Inventory = 3. ISBN: 0-9609776-7-8. 1985. Order #: OMNI5501 paper$12.00.
ROCKY MOUNTAIN CACHE: a Western wild game cookbook. by Sharon Duffala.
Wild fish and game cookbook especially for the western sports person that also has an historical aspect to understand how explorers and pioneers lived off the land: how to prepare game in the field, big game, small game, upland birds and waterfowl, and game fish. Covers butchering, lots of ways to use venison, filleting a fish, and many recipes--for crawdad tails, elk heart, pan-fried turtle, camp-roasted rattlesnake, jackrabbit deluxe, muskrat, and many more. Photographs, 80 pages, index.\
Inventory = 1. ISBN: 0-87108-630-1. 1982. Order #: PRUE1151 paper$5.95.
SHRIMP SHUCKER'S GUIDE; how to catch 'em, cook 'em, clean 'em,
eat 'em. by A. Leland Parker.
Describes the shrimp species we eat (brown, white, and pink) of the several hundred species, where they are caught, nature of commercial shrimping, catching your own when the season is right with trawling, seining, cast net, push net, or dip net. Then "taking care of your catch". Also tips on buying shrimp and cleaning raw shrimp, and shucking. Ends with 25 delicious shrimp recipes plus notes on sauces and marinades. Map, drawings, 36 pages.
Inventory = 4. ISBN: None. Order #: SOCO1303 paper$3.95.
SNOWY EARTH COMES GLIDING.
by Evelyn Eaton.
Discovering ancient wisdom of country of lost borders, known to white folks as Owens Valley; Native American traditions through the eyes of a resident who became familiar with the native people and studied their practices, customs, and beliefs. Author writes of sweat lodges, being a Singer, the pipe tradition, dances, and ways of thinking. Published by the Bear Tribe. Photos, 120 pages.
Inventory = 1.ISBN: 0-943404-02-9. 1974. Order #: BETR0178 paper$5.95.
SUN BEAR: THE PATH OF POWER.
Sun Bear, Wabun & Weinstock.
Medicine man interprets ancient philosophies. Illustrated., 272 pages.
Inventory = 12. ISBN: 0-671-75529-9. Order #: SISC0180 paper$11.00.
SURVIVAL WITH STYLE: in trouble or in fun...how to keep body and soul together in the wilderness. by Bradford Angier.
What to put in a survival kit, find drinking water, staying warm, making fire without matches, understand weather, determine directions, build a shelter, live off the earth, and more. Illustrated, 320 pages, index..
Inventory = 1. ISBN: 0-394-71982-4. Order #: RAHO1199 paper$5.95.
#VEGETABLES: how to select, grow and enjoy. Fell.
Inventory = 1. ISBN: 0-89586-106-2. Order #: HPBO3465 paper$12.95.
WALK IN BALANCE: the path to healthy, happy, harmonious living.
Bear, Mulligan, Nufer & Wabun.
Holistic pathway to personal enrichment and health. 171 pages.
Inventory = 4. ISBN: 0-671-76564-7. Order #: SISC6791 paper$12.00.
BERRIES OF THE WEST. by Betty Derig & Margaret Fuller.
Just about anyone with any interest at all in plants will want to own a copy...A beautiful, practical, and downright readable book."—Dan Hays, Statesman Journal. Organized alphabetically by common family name, the plant descriptions tell you how to identify more than 150 fruits and berries that grow throughout the western United States. Plant write-ups discuss how Native Americans and pioneers used the plants for food, medicine, and crafts, and how you can grow the plants in your own backyard. The authors include more than fifty of their favorite recipes—from juniper berry chicken and elderberry ham to groundcherry chutney and lingonberry coffee cake. This field guide, filled with 185 color photographs of flowering plants and ripe fruits, is a must for berry lovers, adventurous cooks, amateur botanists, native-plant gardeners, and students of Native American lore. 248 pages.
Inventory = 1. ISBN: 978-0-87842-433-7. Order #: MOPR1189 paper$16.00.
WILDLIFE IN YOUR GARDEN. by Gene Logsdon.
Dealing with deer, rabbits, raccoons, moles, crows, sparrows, and other of nature's creatures in ways that keep them around but away from your fruits and vegetables. Build fences that work, with step-by-step guides, select wild plants most beneficial for animals and insects but also provide human food. Build birdhouses designed for particular species. Learn which wild creatures can be beneficial to your enjoyment of your garden. Enjoy the beauty of backyard wildlife, including a chapter on butterflies. Drawings, 268 pages, index.
Inventory = 1. ISBN: 0-87857-454-9. 1983. Order #: RODA2378 cloth $14.95.
#WOOD STOVES: how to make and use them. Wik.
Thoughts on use of wood for cooking/heating and getting it, design elements, ovens, dampers, hotwater systems, list of manufacturers. Photos, diagrams, 204 pages.
Inventory = 3.ISBN: 0-88240-083-5. Order #: ALNO3167 paper$5.95.
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