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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…

Heirloom Vegetables
Build a Self-Composting Keyhole 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…
Urban Homesteading in Cape Town
Chickens in the City
Start your own eco-community
Chicken Facts
Frugal Parenting
Backyard Chickens?


Drying Foods at Home

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

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