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When describing an earthworm to someone who has never seen one, it sounds like you are describing a creature that is too good to be true and can’t possibly exist. They don’t have any ears, eyes, or a nose, but…

Natural Pest and Disease Control in your Vegetable Garden
Build a Self-Composting Keyhole Garden
Heirloom Vegetables


Another Chicken
Yes, you can keep chickens in the city! Most municipalities allow you to keep up to three hens in your yard without…
Backyard Chickens?
The Freeman Family’s Sustainable Journey
Keeping Bees: my experience
Chickens in the City
Urban Homesteading in Cape Town
Sustainable Poultry


Drying Foods at Home

Since antiquity, the art of dehydrating food has saved more than a few civilizations: to the ancient Greeks, Egyptians, and…

Kneading Dough
Home-Baked Bread
Using residual heat for cooking
Energy Efficiency in your Kitchen
Preserving vegetables
Preserving Summer’s Bounty