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


Fresh Eggs
When people think of chickens, they picture tractors and ploughed land as far as the eye can see. Well, I’m here to…
Start your own eco-community
The Freeman Family’s Sustainable Journey
Urban Homesteading in Cape Town
Chickens in the City
Keeping Bees: my experience
Chicken Facts


Energy Efficiency in your Kitchen

I love the change of seasons – the different colours, clothes, and perhaps most of all, the shift in seasonal foods…

Preserving vegetables
Preserving Summer’s Bounty
Kneading Dough
Home-Baked Bread
Dried Mushrooms
Drying Foods at Home