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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…

Compost: cooking a meal for your garden
Do It Yourself: organic potting soil for your flowerpot farm
Natural Pest and Disease Control in your Vegetable Garden

Self-Sufficiency

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

Food

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
Preserving vegetables
Preserving Summer’s Bounty
Dried Mushrooms
Drying Foods at Home