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Daniel Sjöberg is the founder and CEO of Walden Labs, a certified permaculture designer (Geoff Lawton, 2013), and a seeker of truth. In 2014 he bought a 100+ year old, rundown, farm in the north of Sweden that he's transforming into a resilient homestead full of abundant natural production systems.
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When I lived in an apartment in the city I often caught myself romanticizing self-reliance. When I thought about my future self-reliant life I …

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Here’s a great story from Kirsten Dirksen about Paul Chambers, who had began building a home out of two shipping containers as a project, …

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When left to its own devices everything in nature happens automatically, no external input needed. Without man, nature not only carries on, but thrives. …

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As a kid Steve Rees played in caves and learned how the earth could cool. As an adult, he buried two shipping containers and …

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Ever wondered how a wind powered sawmill works? Check out this amazing demonstration from Wranglerstar. It looks very much like an old 1800’s water …

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Warning: If you don’t like seeing fish hooks going in and out of skin don’t watch this video. This video from Total Fisherman demonstrates …

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This May, IKEA is introducing an indoor hydroponics gardening kit called KRYDDA/VÄXER (rough translation: SPICES/GROWS) that will help you grow lettuce and spices year …

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For most of human history daily life has been about surviving to live another day. And over the course of millennia humans got pretty …

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“There was never a good knife made of bad steel.” – Benjamin Franklin, polymath and one of the Founding Fathers of the United States. …

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Garlic (Allium sativum) belongs to the onion family, and has been used by humans for over 7,000 years. Why? If you ask me it’s …