Files to Download is a repository of any files, docs, PDFs, etc... that we encourage you to read & download. Most are FREE!! Some may be located in other areas of our website too.
Earth's Classroom Spring Newsletter
How to Conduct Research on your Farm or Ranch
The Essential Guide to Doing Transition
This publication is offered by Transition Network.org and is an essential guide to doing transition. You can download it HERE
Earth's Classroom Winter Newsletter can be downloaded here.
A catalog of publications available from the University of Missouri Extension
Richard Heinberg's Museletter (energy expert & author of Our Renewable Future)
can be downloaded HERE
Lots of great information to be had at this website.
Twenty-Five Enterprises that build resilience.
Six Foundations for Building Community Resilience - describes how communities can approach the full scope of the 21st century’s challenges equitably and sustainably.
Wood Values in BTU's-Concise listing of all woods, the BTUs of each. Very handy info for deciding what woods to buy or harvest to get maximum heat.
25 ways to use vinegar for non-toxic cleaning-For those that are chemical sensitive or just don't want unnecessary exposure to toxic cleaning products.
How to Build Wheelchair Accessible Raised Beds-(self explanatory).
Mel Bartholomew's (Square Foot Gardening) Soil Mix Recipe-Looking for the right ratios of ingredients to create quality soil?
Free "Seeds for Generations" Garden Planning Calendar (requires Excel) at: http://seedsfo"Seergenerations.com/garden-planning-calculator-download/?code=18.104.22.168
Free online MO Dept of Conservation Field Guides
Want a quick an easily accessible place to look up images & information to identify birds, trees, mushrooms, fish & other natural wonders? Check out this site for biological details, images, videos, audio clips, and fun facts. MDC's online field guides can help you identify many of Missouri’s plants, animals, and mushrooms too.Click here.
Free online MO Dept of Conservation Atlas of all MO Counties Conservation Areas
Browse more than 1,000 Missouri conservation areas, including stream accesses, natural areas, and wildlife management areas. You'll find lots of places to camp, hunt, fish, float, hike, ride your horse, bird, gather mushrooms, photograph wildlife, picnic, and discover nature with your family. Each entry includes recreation info, regulations, map, and brochure. Click HERE.
Free Online Sustainable Agriculture Research & Education (SARE) Learning Center
Choke full of info, this site is a treasure chest of all sorts of resources! Books, videos, top project reports, online courses, fact sheets, and much more! SARE's Learning Center is a treasure trove of sustainable agriculture information—searchable by type of product and topic. Just click on the product type or topic you're interested in. Link to the Learning Center HERE or order using the SARE WebStore.
John Seymour's "Complete Book of Self-Sufficiency" (FREE PDF)