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Hello, I was having a little trouble finding a way to contact you guys regarding your Microbusiness Independence [Kindle Edition] ebook. I don't have a Kindle, I was wondering if you sell the book in any other format? Thanks!

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Comment by ABC Mon Oct 3 15:06:34 2011
We do sell a pdf version of our ebook at I hope that helps!
Comment by anna Mon Oct 3 15:44:40 2011

I was wondering how the fridge root cellar is doing? We have moved to a small piece of land in Chile and are trying to find a way to make a root cellar, We have lots of earthquakes. tremors everyday. This sound like something that may work?
I love the website

Comment by Kimberly Mon Oct 8 18:25:56 2012
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Comment by anna Mon Oct 8 19:27:38 2012

Hi Anna,

Terrific site, great info!

Want to get your Cover Crop book, $10 Root Cellar book and Chicken Health book, but don't have Kindle. Do you have .pdf/ebook version I can order?

Thanks for sharing what you learn!

Cheers, Pearl.

Comment by Pearl Sun Apr 6 15:48:59 2014
Pearl --- Thanks for your interest. We no longer sell pdf copies of our ebooks since selling on Amazon has worked so well for us. But Amazon has lots of apps available so you can read on your computer, phone, or other device. See for more details.
Comment by anna Sun Apr 6 17:54:22 2014

One very unique homestead, $1,500 per acre, the opportunity of a lifetime