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Featured: Gardening

For gardeners with a bit of unused space and a little ambition, keyhole gardens are ideal. They work like an organic recycling tank, using your food and garden waste as fuel to grow vegetables! Keyhole gardens are a mix between…

Flowerpot Farming
Heirloom Vegetables
Compost: cooking a meal for your garden

Self-Sufficiency

The Freeman Kids
Many times we have had people come over for a visit or a braai, and they gush with amazement at how we…
Urban Homesteading in Cape Town
Keeping Bees: my experience
Chicken Facts
Frugal Parenting
Backyard Chickens?
Sustainable Poultry

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