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John from Growing Your Greens goes on a field trip to visit Dr. Bob Randall’ Permaculture Food Forest in Suburban Houston, Texas. In this …

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Andrew Martin once worked in the finance industry, but after leaving that life, he and his wife Beth moved to New Zealand and developed …

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Here’s a very simple instant garden system demonstrated by Geoff Lawton. It’s pretty much the same system I use at the Walden Labs homestead, …

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Want to save lots of money on your grocery bill? Grow your own food. Take potatoes for example: As I wrote after my 2015 …

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Now it’s been two weeks since my Nordic bees moved into the top bar hive. They seem to like it there, and the hive …

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Here’s David Groth demonstrating a technique for milling a redwood log into slabs of wood with a homemade Alaskan Mill. Very cool and instructional. …

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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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This post explores the Scandinavian traditions of using tree bark flours in cooking—in particular the use of birch and pine barks in the cuisines …

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The chaga mushroom (Inonotus obliquus; Báhkkečátná in Sami language) grows on birch trees. It has become a trendy ‘superfood’ in recent years, marketed as a mystical Siberian …