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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…

Flowerpot Farming
Build a Self-Composting Keyhole Garden
Gardening with Worms


Another Chicken
Yes, you can keep chickens in the city! Most municipalities allow you to keep up to three hens in your yard without…
Chickens in the City
Frugal Parenting
Backyard Chickens?
The Freeman Family’s Sustainable Journey
Start your own eco-community
Keeping Bees: my experience


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
Preserving vegetables
Preserving Summer’s Bounty
Using residual heat for cooking
Energy Efficiency in your Kitchen