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The easiest way to think about composting is to pretend you’re cooking a meal for your garden. Let’s pretend you’re making a stew. As with the real thing, for compost you need to prepare your raw ingredients, put them in…

Build a Self-Composting Keyhole Garden
Heirloom Vegetables
Do It Yourself: organic potting soil for your flowerpot farm


The amount of hormones, antibiotics and similar junk that has been fed, injected and sprayed onto the food that makes up the…
The Freeman Family’s Sustainable Journey
Frugal Parenting
Backyard Chickens?
Keeping Bees: my experience
Urban Homesteading in Cape Town
Chickens in the City


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…

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