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Our Publications:

Naturally Healthy Goats Reference Guide:

For those who keep, or are thinking of keeping a couple of goats - learn these natural, tried-and-true ways to keep your goat healthy.

76 Pages - More Info...

When the BioMass Hits the Wind Turbine:

Finally a book about the past and future of energy - that can be understood by non-engineers.  Why is fracking never going to work?  Why is energy about to be Free?

422 Pages - More Info...

Assembling a Solar Generator

A step-by-step, non-technical, easy-to-read guide to designing and building your very own solar generator - harnessing the power of the sun to use when you need it most.

126 Pages - More Info...

Understanding Photovoltaics:  An Easy-to-Follow Study Guide to PV Certification Programs (2017)

Field tested by hundreds of students in schools around the U.S., this easy-to-follow text is designed to take an extremely "non-technical" student with zero background in PV, and literally teach them how to design and install a variety of residential PV systems.

292 Pages - More Info...

Building a Plastic Bottle Greenhouse:

Learn to construct this nifty little greenhouse using about 1,000 2-liter soda bottles.  Detailed plans are included.

36 Pages - More Info...

Building a Vaulted Straw Bale Wall:

Just enough information to be dangerous.  Learn this technique of building straw bale walls - either straight up and down or vaulted.

36 Pages - More Info...

Restoring Health to Cats and Dogs:

Learn the methods we use to restore health (by building the natural immune system) in our animals and help keep them healthy.

32 Pages - More Info...

Natural Gardening:

Most gardeners, without even realizing it, are in a constant battle against nature.  Learn to work with natural processes to create a lovely garden.

32 Pages - More Info..

Solar Cooking:

Imagine using the sun's rays to cook your meals.  Learn what is involved, how this works - and get detailed instructions on how to build your own solar oven for less than $2.

28 Pages - More Info...

Journey Toward Nothing

Join us on our annual month-long journey into the world of non-consumption.  Imagine 30 days without using money or energy. Find what we learned in this chronicle.

118 Pages - More Info...

Building a Tire Foundation:

In building our Earthship, we discovered the amazing potential for rammed earth tires in building.  We now use this technique for most of our small buildings.

36 Pages - More Info...