THE NEW PIONEER - Spring 2014 # 177

Based upon the emails and letters we’re receiving, the simple life seems to have sharpened your thinking. We are delighted with your suggestions and appreciate their civil tone. Keep those emails and Facebook comments coming, and let us know which topics you want us to cover. We want more of your helpful “It Worked For Me” stories. Cut and paste your 350-word manuscript into an email and attach a photo or two for illustration purposes (must be high-resolution digital images: 1MN minimum, 5MB maximum). We’ll pay $100 upon acceptance. Email us at or write to us at P.O. Box 1050, Rogue River, OR 97537 Look Inside »

American Frontiersman 2014

Live & Learn Primitive By Will Dobkins Echoes in Time gathering offers a week-long celebration of primitive arts and bushcraft. Putting Bones Back To Work By Jill Easton Don’t chuck animal bones after processing, make a knife handle, jewelry, fertilizer and more! Open Camp of the Master Woodsmen By Steve Watts and David Wescott Timeless... Read more » Look Inside »

THE NEW PIONEER – Winter 2014 # 173

With a lot of hard work and creative thinking, the folks featured in this issue are making their dreams come true. They are a diverse lot, from all parts of the country, with different skill sets, but all prize self-reliance! Indeed, old-style family farming is making a comeback, big time, but with fresh, innovative approaches. If you’re game for living a simple, debt-free lifestyle, this issue has exactly what’s needed to make that happen! And you’ll see some new faces on our About the Authors page. They belong to readers—just like you—who asked if they could share information about a topic they thought timely. We were delighted; we want The New Pioneer to be interactive, to reflect your interests. We want more of your helpful It Worked For Me’s. Email us at or write to us at P.O. Box 1050, Rogue River, OR 97537. Look Inside »

The New Pioneer (Issue #167)

New pioneers share a common trait: they are innovative, a necessary ingredient in the recipe for self-reliance. They are masters at devising novel ways to solve problems on a tight budget—one of the reasons we offer DIY projects about everything from building a mushroom growing chamber to a rocket mass heater. Look Inside »