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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
Natural Pest and Disease Control in your Vegetable Garden
Compost: cooking a meal for your garden


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
Backyard Chickens?
Chickens in the City
Keeping Bees: my experience
Frugal Parenting
Start your own eco-community


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