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Controlling pests organically means much more than simply changing the types of sprays and dusts you use. Organic gardeners aim to create a balanced system where pests are regulated naturally and where there is seldom the need to use even…

Heirloom Vegetables
Do It Yourself: organic potting soil for your flowerpot farm
Gardening with Worms

Self-Sufficiency

Frugal parenting
Kids need a lot less than we give them, and restoring old furniture and using good quality second-hand clothing and toys make…
Chicken Facts
Start your own eco-community
Backyard Chickens?
Sustainable Poultry
The Freeman Family’s Sustainable Journey
Chickens in the City

Food

Preserving Summer’s Bounty

If you want to become more self-sufficient in your kitchen, it makes sense to extend this self-reliance beyond the kitchen…

Using residual heat for cooking
Energy Efficiency in your Kitchen
Dried Mushrooms
Drying Foods at Home
Kneading Dough
Home-Baked Bread