blog invitation2Below you will find descriptions of our various books and DVDs. You may purchase some of them directly from us using the “Buy Now” buttons. These have been set up for purchases of individual items. If you would like a quote on the price and shipping costs for multiple items, send us an email (m.d.mather at gmail dot com) for a quote.


The Sensible PrepperSensible Prepper CVR

The Sensible Prepper provides readers with the tools to make a plan and be prepared to deal with the next storm. The book takes a big picture look at additional challenges such as economic collapse, peak oil and global pandemics that form the zeitgeist of “angst” many people are experiencing. It provides a framework for taking steps to build personal resilience examining such questions as where to live, how to power your home, how to grow and store more food as well as new models of economic exchange.

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Little House Off The Grid

This book tells the story of our family’s move from suburbia to an off-the-electricity-grid, century-old farmhouse on 150 acres of bush in Eastern Ontario. We share not only the joys but also the many challenges that we experienced as we learned to live in our new environment. The book chronicles the ups and downs of being pioneers in the renewable energy world and in working towards a more self-sufficient lifestyle, not only in terms of producing our own electricity but growing our own food, as well. – $19.95


Thriving During Challenging Times

The converging challenges of peak oil, climate change and the economic crisis require dramatic action on the part of individuals to deal with the shocks our system is experiencing. Thriving During Challenging Times is a personal roadmap to allow North Americans to transition to a challenged future and make themselves more independent and resilient to shocks. – $19.95

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The All You Can Eat Gardening Book

In an age of increasing fossil fuel costs our diets are going to use up more of our budgets. The All You Can Eat Gardening Book shows how to grow food organically on a small city lot or large country property with minimal energy inputs and addresses rain water management and drip irrigation to deal with a climate changed reality. – $24.95


The Wind Turbine Installation DVD

Cam recorded the recent installation of his new wind turbine and hosts the “Homescale Wind Turbine Installation” DVD. It provides practical hands-on training on how to install a small wind turbine on a tilt-up tower. – $19.95


Grow Your Own Vegetables DVD

Spend the summer with Cam in his large organic vegetable garden as he shares his approach to growing food. This two hour guided tour of his  diverse garden provides viewers with lots of useful information and is highly entertaining and humorous. – $19.95

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Cam Mather and his wife Michelle live independently off the electricity grid using the sun and wind to power their home and their CSA. Cam is working towards the goal of making his home “zero-carbon” and with his extensive garden he aims to grow as much of his own food as possible. He is available to speak at conferences and other events and has motivated many people to integrate renewable energy into their lives, reduce their footprint on the planet and get started on the path to personal food, fuel and financial independence.
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