Listen, we are all different. I know some of you love to get your hands dirty in garden and would be willing to spend your entire day there. Others have other tasks in mind and would love a hands off approach to at least weeding the garden. How about growing food as efficient as possible?
From the NY Times Article found HERE! Photograph by Dwight Eschliman for The New York Times The Douglas Family Stockpile Staples in 6-gallon buckets include: rice, beans, nuts, sugar, salt, matches, wheat, flour Freeze-dried meals Assorted canned foods: cheese, butter and meat Water-bath canner Vacuum seale Pressure canner Pots Canned meat: red is pork, green
I have both of these knives. They are both great knives. I agree with the outcome as well. Good side by side comparisons. Which knife is better, the SOG SEAL Pup or the Camillus Pilot Survival Knife? They're similar in size but differ greatly in weight and blade material. The Camillus is much heavier due
Would a government grant help you make the leap to buying a farm? You're in luck! The USDA has announced it is giving out over $19 MILLION in grants to young farmers across the country! The National Institute of Food and Agriculture is managing is amazing grant program. This program was put into place to
Rammed earth construction is gaining in popularity with home owners seeking to build Eco-friendly. Rammed Earth Construction is basically using the dirt under your feet, or from a local quarry to build a wall, house, shop, or anything else you can think of. Its a great concept since it doesn’t require brick, wood, quarried stone, etc to be used and transported. Everything is local!
Back in the day, I used to hear stories about how parents raised 10-14 kids in homes that were less than 2000 sq/ft. Today it seems more and more common that every kid in the family gets their own room. You hear comments like "they need their space" or "They don't get along, no way
In certain areas of the world, it is crucial to shape structures to endure the damage and destruction associated with earthquakes. While we cannot predict an earthquake, scientists can sometimes give us warnings that earthquakes can be imminent. Unfortunately, when it comes down to brass tacks, we are completely at life's mercy to survive an
VIDEO BELOW Seems like 3D Printers are all the rage. Right now it seems like the possibilities are endless and this may very will be the Internet or the Computer innovation of the 21st Century. A China based company used four 10mX6.6m printers to a mixture of cement and construction waste in building these walls.
On Oct. 2, 2015 government officials raided Michael Schmidt’s farm. Schmidts is a raw milk activist for over 30 years and has been battling with the Canadian government for the last decade. His work around so far is instead of selling milk, he sells his customers shares in his cows. He has obviously dealt with
This amazing Shipping Container home was built by Joseph Dupuis, 29, who does renewable energy research at Algonquin College in Ottawa. He claims its super energy efficient and says it cost less than $20k to make!! He claims it is so energy efficient that his highest bill right now is his cell phone! How nice
That is what I woke to last night at 3:45AM. My 17 year old son was standing in my bedroom, in the dark, and whispering to me. I must admit, I’m a heavy sleeper and usually takes me a minute to gain my bearings. But this time I was up and alert in two seconds.
What if you could raise feed for your animals without the risk of weather and crop failures?