According to the United States Census Bureau 62.7% of the population live within city limits, that’s over 203 million people. When we consider that most of those people live in homes with at least a small yard and many without yards have community gardens available to them we can begin to see the potential.
In this podcast episode I answer a question from a listener about what I would suggest they do first at their soon to be new home to turn it into a functioning homestead.
What is commonly referred to as the tenth Permaculture design principle is “Edge Effect” which is the use of edge and natural patterns for best effect. Use of this principle can increase productivity, efficiency and diversity throughout your homestead, especially when used in small scale spaces.
If you’re going to grow your own greens you can make your life a lot easier with a good salad spinner. The one I have and recommend is the Culina Space Saving 5-Quart Salad Spinner.
In this podcast episode I answer a question about what podcasts I am currently listening to and my thoughts on Jack Spirko and his podcast called The Survival Podcast.
Have you ever wanted to get started with aquaponics but maybe you thought it looked a little difficult? Well I hope this post can convince you otherwise. Here is how to build a simple aquaponics system using an IBC.
A Saturday mix of things I want to share or found interesting through the week. This could be anything from anywhere, you never know what you’ll see.