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Featured: Gardening

You don’t need acres of land; you don’t even need a big garden to enjoy your very own homegrown, fresh garden produce. Your balcony, your stoep, or even a windowsill can all be turned into vegetable producing areas. There are…

Heirloom Vegetables
Gardening with Worms
Build a Self-Composting Keyhole Garden

Self-Sufficiency

Urban Homesteading in Cape Town
The day was somewhere in early winter 2008 when I had a light bulb moment that has changed the course of our…
The Freeman Family’s Sustainable Journey
Backyard Chickens?
Chickens in the City
Sustainable Poultry
Start your own eco-community
Frugal Parenting

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…

Dried Mushrooms
Drying Foods at Home
Using residual heat for cooking
Energy Efficiency in your Kitchen
Kneading Dough
Home-Baked Bread