This simple compost pile can be set up anywhere in about an hour using local materials. Come back a few months later and harvest your compost! Read on to see how it's done...Read More
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If you're looking for a fun weekend project, I highly recommend learning to make cob, then building your own little cob rocket stove. It's a nice back-up for emergencies (or when you forget to order cooking gas) plus it gives you an excuse to light fires.Read More
As you start to live more sustainably you will be spending more time outdoors. And in the winter it can be tough. Getting or cutting firewood, tending livestock, taking care of the orchards or greenhouse – all of these activities mean you’ll be outside, in the cold. Here are my three best tips for staying warm and toasty during the winter months:Read More
“You have deep survival in your genes. All of your ancestors were survivors or you wouldn’t be here now,” David told us. “Humanity has faced plagues, famine, wars, floods, and every form of disaster you can imagine. In your lineage are people who fled, or fought, or learned, or adapted. The people who didn’t make it, died. You are direct descendants of all those who survived. You have it in you even if you don’t know it…”Read More