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“Vegetables don’t taste like they used to! My Ouma used to grow giant tomatos, almost all flesh with an amazing flavour!” What happened to watermelons that tasted like real watermelons and not like mildly flavoured water? You know, green beans…

Gardening with Worms
Do It Yourself: organic potting soil for your flowerpot farm
Natural Pest and Disease Control in your Vegetable Garden

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…
The Freeman Family’s Sustainable Journey
Backyard Chickens?
Chicken Facts
Start your own eco-community
Keeping Bees: my experience
Sustainable Poultry

Food

Home-Baked Bread

Since time immemorial, humans have made, eaten and celebrated bread, in its many forms and flavours. Convenient and filling in…

Using residual heat for cooking
Energy Efficiency in your Kitchen
Dried Mushrooms
Drying Foods at Home
Preserving vegetables
Preserving Summer’s Bounty