• OPPORTUNITY, MONTANA

    In 2002, Texas journalist Brad Tyer strapped a canoe on his truck and moved to Montana, a state that has long exerted a mythic pull on America's imagination as an unspoiled landscape. The son of an engineer who reclaimed wastewater, Tyer was looking for a pristine river to call his own. What he found instead was a century's worth of industrial poison clotting the Clark Fork River, a decades-long engineering project to clean it up, and a forgotten town named Opportunity.

    At the turn of the nineteenth century, Montana exploited the richest copper deposits in the world, fueling the electric growth of twentieth-century America and building some of the nation's most outlandish fortunes. The toxic byproduct of those fortunes-what didn't spill into the river-was dumped in Opportunity.
    In the twenty-first century, Montana's draw is no longer metal, but landscape: the blue-ribbon trout streams and unspoiled wilderness of the nation's "last best place." To match reality to the myth, affluent exurbanites and well-meaning environmentalists are trying to restore the Clark Fork River to its "natural state." In the process, millions of tons of toxic soils are being removed and dumped-once again-in Opportunity. As Tyer investigates Opportunity's history, he wrestles with questions of environmental justice and the ethics of burdening one community with an entire region's waste.

    Stalled at the intersection of a fading extractive economy and a fledgling restoration boom, Opportunity's story is a secret history of the American Dream, and a key to understanding the country's-and increasingly the globe's-demand for modern convenience.

    As Tyer explores the degradations of the landscape, he also probes the parallel emotional geography of familial estrangement. Part personal history and part reportorial narrative, Opportunity, Montana is a story of progress and its price, of copper and water, of father and son, and of our attempts to redeem the mistakes of the past.

    Item: 7168

    Author: Brad Tyer

    Format: Paperback

  • ORGANIC GARDENING E-BOOK PROJECTS COLLECTION

    Use the innate qualities of nature to enhance every condition of your garden and maintain the standard and quality of a truly organic crop. Containing 704 pages of information, the Organic Gardening E-book Projects collection can teach you to grow the best produce; eliminate harmful pests safely and effectively and more.


    For the first time, Mother Earth News is proud to offer the complete Organic Gardening E-book Projects collection together in one convenient collection. This comprehensive set includes 21 useful e-handbooks with titles ranging from "Growing the Best Strawberries" to "Gardening with Earthworms". The Organic Gardening E-book Projects collection is packed with practical information, innovative ideas and creative projects to encourage natural, nutritious growing.


    E-book Projects Included in the Collection:


    • Gardening in Clay Soil
    • Growing the Best Corn
    • Growing the Best Root Crops
    • Growing the Best Asparagus
    • Growing Super Salad Greens
    • Growing the Best Peppers
    • Growing the Best Onions
    • Fertilizers for Free
    • Seed Starting Indoors
    • Row Covers and Mulches
    • Tips for Dirt Cheap Gardening
    • Pest Proofing Your Garden
    • Wide Row Planting
    • Gardening with Earthworms
    • Container Gardening
    • Growing and Using Garlic
    • Growing the Best Grapes
    • Growing the Best Strawberries
    • Growing the Best Raspberries and Blackberries
    • Dirt Cheap Gardening
    • Planning the Perfect Garden


    INSTANT DELIVERY ITEM: When you order this e-book projects collection we will provide you with a link for the e-books on the confirmation page. Simply click on the links and save the files to your computer — no more waiting for delivery or paying expensive shipping and handling fees.


    *E-Books are Eco-friendly! By supporting digital products like this one you help conserve resources and energy that comes with printing standard books. Order your downloadable e-book projects collection and start reading today!

    Item: 3888
  • ORGANIC MOSQUITO, TICK, FLEA HOSE END SPRAYER

    Mosquito, tick and flea control for properties: • Covers 10,000 square feet (2x more than other brands) • Ready to use (just attach a garden hose) • Reduces and repels mosquitoes, ticks, fleas, gnats and other nuisance insects including “no-see-ums” • Targets both adult insects and larvae • Pleasant cedar fragrance • No waiting time to re-enter the lawn or patio area • Honey-bee, butterfly, earthworm and pet friendly • Use on lawns, shrubs, flower beds and gardens

    Item: 8466

    Author: NATURAL ALTERNATIVE

    Format: Other/miscellaneous products

  • ORNAMENTAL GARDENING E-BOOK PROJECTS COLLECTION

    Lush greenery and vibrantly-colored blooms emanating powerful floral fragrances — in your own backyard! Discover the secrets to creating a wildflower meadow, planting a mood garden and more within the 380 pages of the Ornamental Gardening E-book Projects Collection.

    For the first time, Mother Earth News is proud to offer the complete Ornamental Gardening E-book Projects Collection together in one convenient collection. This comprehensive set includes 11 useful e-books with titles ranging from "10 Steps to Beautiful Roses" to "Create Long Lasting Hanging Plants". The Ornamental Gardening E-book Projects Collection is packed with practical information, innovative ideas and creative projects to inspire gorgeous gardens.

    E-book Projects Included in the Collection:

    • Landscaping with Annuals
    • Creating a Wildflower Meadow
    • Planning and Planting a Moon Garden
    • Create Long Lasting Hanging Plants
    • Growing Miniature Roses
    • 10 Steps to Beautiful Roses
    • Flowering Shrubs
    • Gardening to Attract Birds
    • Growing a Butterfly Garden
    • Growing a Hummingbird Garden
    • Pruning Trees, Shrubs & Vines
    INSTANT DELIVERY ITEM: When you order this e-book collection* we will provide you with a links for the e-books on the confirmation page. Simply click on the links and save the files to your computer — no more waiting for delivery or paying expensive shipping and handling fees.

    *E-Books are Eco-friendly! By supporting digital products like this one you help conserve resources and energy that comes with printing standard books. Order your downloadable e-book projects collection and start reading today!

    Item: 3889
  • PALEO LUNCHES & BREAKFASTS ON THE GO

    Diana Rodgers, a nutritional therapist and Paleo community activist, solves the problem with Paleo Lunches and Breakfasts on the Go. Containing 100 easy and delicious packable meals without bread, the book takes the confusion out of how to make hand-friendly and fast Paleo meals.

    Item: 7601

    Author: Diana Rodgers

    Format: Paperback

  • PERFECT GRILLED MEATS E-HANDBOOK

    Barbecuing seems as quintessentially American as apple pie and is one of the oldest forms of cooking. Different cultures have developed new ways of preparing the fire refining their grilling techniques to make the best use of the open flame.

    This e-handbook demonstrates what you need and what you need to do to take something as basic as grilling and make it an art form. Chapters include:

    • The Cookers
    • The Fuel
    • The Wood
    • The Equipment
    • The Fire
    • Beef
    • Veal
    • Pork
    • Lamb



    With this handy reference guide you can have the succulent, mouth-watering taste of grilled meats. 35 pages.

    Note: This is an e-book. Retrieving the e-book requires you to have an account. When checking out in the shopping cart please log in or register. Do not check out as a guest. Once you have placed your order click on “My Account” in the top right of the page, then click on “Downloads”. You should see your e-book on the following screen. Click to open it and save to your computer. If you need further assistance please contact customer service or call 1-800-736-8863

    Item: 3515
  • PERSONAL PROTECTION MOSQUITO REPELLENT

    Ditch the Itch! Mosquitoes are annoying and uncomfortable. Don’t let them spoil your outdoor activities. Protect yourself from mosquitoes without using chemicals. • Minimum order: 4 bottles • Repels mosquitoes for hours • Fresh lemon scent • 100% organic • DEET-free • 2 oz. size perfect for carry on luggage, backpacks, purses, gloveboxes, picnic baskets and sports bags

    Item: 8467

    Author: NATURAL ALTERNATIVE

    Format: Other/miscellaneous products

  • PEST PROOFING YOUR GARDEN E-HANDBOOK

    Your approach to getting rid of the unwanted animals in your garden will be determined by your own philosophy, influenced by the appetites of those intruders.

    Suggestions for protecting plants are presented in this e-handbook and cover a wide range of preventive measures. Described in the pages of this valuable reference guide are methods that are most effective for keeping intruders such as raccoons, rabbits, possums, deer, moles, skunks, birds and slugs out of your garden. 33 pages.

    Note: This is an e-book. Retrieving the e-book requires you to have an account. When checking out in the shopping cart please log in or register. Do not check out as a guest. Once you have placed your order click on “My Account” in the top right of the page, then click on “Downloads”. You should see your e-book on the following screen. Click to open it and save to your computer. If you need further assistance please contact customer service or call 1-800-736-8863

    Item: 3424
  • PLAN C

    CLEARANCE ITEM. PREVIOUS RETAIL PRICE WAS $19.95. AVAILABLE ONLY WHILE SUPPLIES LAST!

    Concerns over climate change and energy depletion are increasing exponentially. Mainstream solutions still assume a panacea that will cure our climate ills without requiring any serious modification to our way of life.

    Plan C explores the risks inherent in trying to continue our energy-intensive lifestyle. Using dirtier fossil fuels (Plan A) or switching to renewable energy sources (Plan B) allows people to remain complacent in the face of a potential global catastrophe. Dramatic lifestyle change is the only way to begin to create a sustainable, equitable world. The converging crises of Peak Oil, Climate Change and increasing inequity are presented in a clear, concise manner, as are the twin solutions of community (where cooperation replaces competition) and curtailment (deliberately reducing consumption of consumer goods).

    Plan C shows how each person's individual choices can dramatically reduce CO2 emissions. It offers specific strategies in the areas of food, transportation and housing. One chapter analyzes the decimation of the Cuban economy when the USSR stopped oil exports in 1990 and provides an inspiring vision for a low energy way of living.

    Plan C is an indispensable resource for anyone interested in living a lower-energy, saner and sustainable lifestyle.

    Item: 4606

    Author: PAT MURPHY

    Format: Paperback

  • PLANNING AND PLANTING A MOON GARDEN E-HANDBOOK

    What is a moon garden? It's a garden designed expressly for evening and nighttime enjoyment. Although a moon garden is attractive at any time of day, at dusk it takes on a whole new look and feel.

    This e-handbook shows you how to design a moon garden, use supplemental lighting, choose plants for nighttime blooming and build embellishments such as trellises, arbors and fences. 36 pages.

    Note: This is an e-book. Retrieving the e-book requires you to have an account. When checking out in the shopping cart please log in or register. Do not check out as a guest. Once you have placed your order click on “My Account” in the top right of the page, then click on “Downloads”. You should see your e-book on the following screen. Click to open it and save to your computer. If you need further assistance please contact customer service or call 1-800-736-8863

    Item: 3455
  • POSSUM LIVING

    In the 1970s, Dolly Freed lived off the land dirt cheap and plum easy. Living in her own house on a half-acre lot outside of Philadelphia for almost five years, Dolly and her father produced their own food and drink and spent roughly $700 each per year. Thirty years later, Dolly Freed's Possum Living is as fascinating and pertinent as it was in 1978. This reissue of the survivalist classic has a foreword by David Gates and an afterword by the author.

    After discussing reasons why you should or shouldn't give up your job, Possum Living gives you details about the cheapest ways with the best results to buy and maintain your home, dress well, cope with the law, stay healthy and keep up a middle-class facade — whether you live in the city, in the suburbs or in a small town. In a delightful, straightforward style, Dolly Freed explains how to be lazy, proud, miserly and honest, live well and enjoy leisure. She shares her knowledge for what you do need — your own home, for example — and what you don't need — such as doctors, lawyers and insurance. Through her own example, Dolly hopes to inspire you to do some independent thinking about how economics affects the course of your life now and may do so in the coming "age of shortages." If you ever wondered what it would be like to be in greater control of your own life, Possum Living will show you — and help you do it for yourself.

    Recommended Product for Wiser Living: Today, more than ever before, our society is seeking ways to live more conscientiously. To help bring you the very best inspiration and information about greener, more sustainable lifestyles, MOTHER EARTH NEWS is recommending books to readers. For 40 years, MOTHER EARTH NEWS has been North America's "Original Guide to Living Wisely," creating books and magazines for people with a passion for self-reliance and a desire to live in harmony with nature.

    Item: 4513

    Author: Dolly Freed

    Format: Paperback

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