Publications and Other Items Available from KCSLC
Below are listed the publications offered by the Kerr-Cole Sustainable Living Center. Some of the documents are available in electronic form free of charge elsewhere on the Solar Cooking Archives web site. Others are available only from us in printed from. Some printed items are reproduced (with permission) from other entities. Some of these entities are accessible from the Solar Cooking Archives and others are not. We keep copies of all documents on hand, including those more economically available elsewhere, as a convenience to visitors, mail order customers and demo attendees. The proceeds help defray office costs. We have striven on this page to provide links or contact information for alternative ways of obtaining these publications, if such means exist. A considerable number of documents that we normally do not distribute can be special - ordered from the Center. Our internal document for keeping track of these books and pamphlets may be printed: Docs.Avail Contact Us if you wish to obtain copies of any of these by mail. Cost is $0.50 per page and most are several pages long.
Kerr-Cole Sustainable Living Center BROCHURE Presents basic information about us in a single document. You may link to a printer friendly version if you wish, or you may receive a published version at no charge by sending a self addresses stamped envelope to the address below. We will include a printed price list list also . Contact Us if you desire additional copies for distribution.
THE EXPANDING WORLD OF SOLAR BOX COOKERS Textbook by Barbara Kerr, 79 pages with plans. Paperback --$15. Link to text only, (no diagrams.)
SOLAR BOX COOKING, 2nd Edition By the Sacramento Municipal Utilities District. Specifically for box cookers, 44 pages -- $10
SOLAR COOKING, A Primer/Cookbook By Harrier Kolfalk. Vegetarian, no animal products. One dish meals. Canning and fruit drying. Box and panel cooker designs. Perspective articles. ISBN 1-57067-007-2, 96 pages -- $15 SCI Cookbooks More
SUSTAINABLE KITCHEN A comprehensive plan for off-grid long-term cooking integrating solar, small wood fire started by flint and steel, and hay box retained heat cooking. Includes packing list. Also food safety info (excerpted from The Expanding World of Solar Box Cookers, above) --$3GOD AS A SHIFTING CONCEPT, Poems Spanning 60 Years By Barbara Kerr -- $15
HOME WAS A WINDJAMMER By Barbara Kerr. A memoir of her early days sailing a New England charter schooner -- $15
research reports, a short summary, and two pamphlets --$6 for the set.
Solar Cooking Water Pasteurization Wiki
HOT WATER HEATING
CONSERVING --$4 for all three
RETAINED HEAT COOKING overview and cooking times. From Cooking With the Sun, State Technical College, Altötting, Germany plus excerpts from The Expanding World of Solar Box Cookers --$2. Other links: 1 2
PV SOLAR ELECTRICITY How I understand and care for my setup, with Jim Scott --$3
WATSON WICK Reprints of articles on a way to handle black water in an aerobically composting surface aquifer which waters and fertilizes your garden. Includes plans -- $2
HUMANURE COMMENTARY Our experience composting human feces and urine, by Jim Scott. Supplements The Humanure Handbook (http://www.jenkinspublishing.com/ ). Pamphlet 9 pages -- $5
The Kerr-Cole Sustainable Living Center Video A visit with Barbara P. Kerr and Sherry Cole at the Kerr-Cole Sustainable Living Center. Tour the major components of a sustainable homestead with Barbara and Sherry while they discuss their lifestyle. Transcript of text. ©1994; 50 minutes --$17
CoOKIT Folding solar panel cooker, ready to use -- $25
wAPI Water Pasteurization Indicator device -- $6
RESOURCE LIST A non-comprehensive listing of sustainable living books, pamphlets, contact information, web and e-mail addresses, etc. that we have found valuable. Topics include solar cooking (building, using, recipes); lifestyle; energy; solar food drying; solar water heating; gardening; health; solar pasteurization; and alternative sanitation. 12 pages -- $6
COOKING FUEL CONSERVATION – A Guide to Stovetop Food Heating Efficiency Describes techniques used by Barbara Kerr in her kitchen – small flame, skirting, insulation and retained heat - to dramatically minimize consumption.
Use of the Solar Panel Cooker for Medical Pressure Steam Sterilization Autoclave Research Paper for presentation at the International Solar Cookers and Food Processing Conference in Grenada Spain, July 12 to 16, 2006. Describes a practical method for situations where fuel is in short supply. 6 pages -- $3
applications for a boiling Glycol/Water Flat-plate collector solar cooker Research paper for presentation at the International Solar Cookers and Food Processing Conference. Describes Jim Scott's ongoing evaluation and development of the Butler Solar Hotplate with emphasis on making it practical to use. Available only on-line as PDF file.
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All publications, designs and plans created by Barbara Kerr unless otherwise stated. Permission granted for reproduction of all documents for educational and non-profit purposes.Revised: 01 Oct 2013 20:02:10 -0700