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Backwoods Home Magazine [Kindle Edition]

by Backwoods Home Magazine
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Backwoods Home Magazine is written for people who have a desire to pursue personal independence, self-sufficiency, and their dreams. We offer "how-to" articles on owner-built housing, independent energy, gardening, health, self-employment, country living, and other topics related to an independent and self-reliant lifestyle.

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26 of 27 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Self-Sufficency and Off Grid living December 14, 2011
I've loved Backwoods home for years! I save every issue. I'm thrilled about the Kindle edition. Anyone interested in living off-grid, or anyone that just wants to grow a container garden or raise a few backyard chickens should read this magazine. Canning food, root cellars, recipes, solar panels, firearms, raising live stock, gardening, house building, you name it, it's in there. The writers are down-to earth and realize not everyone has the money to buy everything out of the box, some of us have to improvise. These folks will help you do it.
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18 of 18 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars The Backwoods Home Family December 14, 2011
By Jay
I have been a subscriber for about ten years now and this is the only magazine I keep. Every issue is full of useful information, some for right now, and some for future reference. Practical and down to earth, this magazine is also extremely well written and well edited. Not only is the choice of subject matter both diverse and well thought out, but the articles are uniformly easy to follow. I think one of the very best things about BHM is the sense of family which the staff and subscribers share. I wait for each issue, not just for the great information it contains, but to see what some of my favorite people have been up to. If you only subscribe to one magazine, this should be the one!
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16 of 17 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Full of informative articles you can actually use. January 4, 2012
The Mother Earth News for more conservative thinking people. I've been reading the magazine for years now...just subscribed via Kindle. As always, great articles & useful information. Easy to navigate on the Kindle Touch.
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8 of 8 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Great for learning how to do it yourself December 14, 2011
I've been s subscriber to this magazine on and off for about 3 years now. Before that I bought it off the shelf at local bookstores. When I have the money, I have this magazine. Every issue that I've bought, I've saved because each issue gives me a recipe I want to try, a new technique for gardening or canning I want to try, or just something that made me feel good about myself, and the way I life I strive to have.

Backwoods Home is a great magazine for those who en devour to reduce their footprint, yearn to get off the grid, or just like attempting to get back to nature. There's tons of variety for everyone to enjoy something.
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10 of 11 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars This is NOT a book negative reviews think it is! April 15, 2012
By woody
This is a great magazine! It's NOTHING like the negative reviewers say it is. I have been subscribing to this magazine for years. The magazine is about living without relying on the government and welfare like so many do. It's a LIBERTARIAN point of view, which many people have no idea what it means. It has NOTHING to do with "people who feel threatened if they go down to the pharmacy without their handgun and who are canning bacon in preparation for the apocalypse". This magazine is for individuals without closed minded, shallow, welfare mentality.... period!

This magazine is for people who believe in self-reliance and preservation for their friends and family. People who want to learn more about growing their own food and canning it instead of throwing it away. People who want to learn more about raising their own farm animals. People who want to learn gun safety and their 2nd amendment right. there are many many recipes in this magazine every month. I have learned so much from reading it. Any home-schooled child would benefit greatly from this magazine. Closed Minded individuals, need not purchase.
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6 of 6 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars BHM-The Kindle Version December 14, 2011
Like many BHM subscribers, I thoroughly enjoy the articles in the printed copy. I recently bought a Kindle DX ereader to read book collections at work and it works great. Now I can also read my favorite magazine too! I look forward to becoming a new Kindle magazine subscriber, with much enthusiasm.
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8 of 9 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars My Favorite Magazine!! December 14, 2011
Backwoods Home is my favorite magazine ever!! It is all about self sustainable, homesteading and self reliant living. I have saved every copy I have ever gotten of this magazine. There are so many articles worth saving in each edition. Things about building, cooking, canning, preserving, things that you want to know about and refer back to. If you want to know if it is worth it to get this magazine, the answer is YES!! If you like to do things for yourself and learn new ways of doing things then this is the publication for you!
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5 of 5 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Good content, poor diagrams on Kindle display. April 16, 2012
I am a new subscriber to the Kindle edition of Backwoods Home Magazine. The content of the articles is fantastic. However, many how-to articles include technical diagrams and display very poorly for any usefulness on the Kindle. Unfortunately, this subscription does not permit display on Kindle for PC, which would correct the issue.
Update April 24, 2012:
I spoke with Backwoods Home Magazine about the diagram issue; they actually kept me updated while they inquired with Amazon. Apparently, it is Amazon's policy to not allow subscriptions viewable on Kindle for PC. I changed my rating from three to five stars.
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Most Recent Customer Reviews
1.0 out of 5 stars Save your money.
Not worth the price a lot of wasteful information in this magazine. Back woods made me think of Maine but nothing in Maine found in this publication.
Published 14 days ago by Mary E Jacques
1.0 out of 5 stars Not woth buying
Poor content and more stories than information.I would not recommend this magazine to anyone who isn't looking to read the stories from this woman's life
Published 26 days ago by Amazon Customer
1.0 out of 5 stars Not Impressed!
I was looking for a magazine that was comparable to Mother Earth News. The issue I read was so far away from being like Mother Earth News , even though they advertise to be a self... Read more
Published 1 month ago by Amazon Customer
5.0 out of 5 stars Outstanding magazine
This is another go-to magazine for skill building and outside opinions. I highly recommend it for beginner greenhorns to the older scout needing to brush up on skills from years... Read more
Published 1 month ago by Vicki Schoenwald
3.0 out of 5 stars Backwoods Home Magazine
Its ok but hope for more county life more of the early times, not so much of someone living in today world going to the old time living on there own.
Published 1 month ago by Mary Pence
5.0 out of 5 stars Good informative publication
You can't get this kind of info. just anywhere. We all need to become more self sufficient--this magazine is a great source of info. for that!
Published 2 months ago by JS
3.0 out of 5 stars Resourceful
I like what I have read so far and feel like this magazine can be a great resource for anyone who would like to begin doing things on their own or just want to know what goes into... Read more
Published 2 months ago by G. Garrett
1.0 out of 5 stars same as abobr
same thing, prefer paper magaxzine where i can see the photos thankyou very much do you also have in maper
Published 2 months ago by shanti
5.0 out of 5 stars Backwoods Home Magazine is Great
I always enjoy reading this magazine. I learn how to be more self sufficient, learn how to take better care of my home, my garden, etc.
Published 2 months ago by Rick D Bowman
5.0 out of 5 stars Used to have a paper subscription for many years
I enjoy every issue. The skills that can be learned, the different ways to do something that I may not have though of, the recipes; all things that I value. Read more
Published 3 months ago by Terry Jenkins
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