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Handling Wheat: From Field To Table

August 12, 2015


Handling Wheat: From Field To Table

Small Scale Harvesting So, you’ve grown a little patch of your first home grown wheat for human consumption or animal feed. You tilled the land, planted the seed, and now those amber fields are ready to harvest. Now what? When it comes to hand harvesting wheat, there are a few old fashioned methods you can […]

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Off Grid Goat’s Milk Ice Cream

August 5, 2015


Off Grid Goat's Milk Ice Cream

Goat’s Milk? I haven’t always been a lover of goat’s milk. I once had a taste of store-bought goat cheese that almost turned me off for good. It tasted to me exactly like the smell of a billy goat. After that, any time somebody would mention goat’s milk my mouth would psychologically flood with pungent […]

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The 4 Main Objections to Eating Insects

July 28, 2015

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The 4 Main Objections to Eating Insects by Chaya

Western agriculture is on the wrong side of history. Without confiscating this practical discussion to bemoan the use of pesticides, herbicides, or mono-crops, we know that our broken food system has made us a very sick nation with only food insecurity and a dying planet to bequeath to our children and grandchildren. You don’t read […]

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How To Make Potting Soil

June 30, 2015


How To Make Homemade Potting Soil

Have you ever wondered how they did it in the old days, before the times of store-bought pre-bagged potting mix? Knowing how to make your own potting soil from scratch not only saves you money, but is much more convenient and often healthier for your plants than commercial stuff. The main ingredients in homemade potting […]

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Look what I found in my yard

June 13, 2015


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Grow 100% More Food In Half The Space

June 10, 2015

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How To Grow More Food In Less Space For many people the dilemma of space is a real issue when it comes to growing a significant amount of food. There simply isn’t enough ground to break. When square footage is limited, you’ve gotta start thinking out of the box. Literally! This is where vertical gardening […]

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