Designing a food forest from the ground up can be an overwhelming and seemingly insurmountable task at the beginning. Working out what plants are good food forest plants, and even understanding what exactly is a food forest. I have created a series to help you in the design process. I will hold your hand while […]
Sometimes we think we are doing something right then whammo! It strikes – misfortune. Our garden was looking pretty good this year. Then in one day, it was wiped out by the butcher lambs. Come on over and read the wooly details and what we are trying in order to salvage it.
Our family goes through a ton of yogurt–like a couple gallons every week. I spend a little time each week making it myself with this super simple and nearly fail-proof method. If you have a crock pot and a candy thermometer, then you’ve got all the equipment you need to start making your own too. […]
Chickens have a purpose in your garden each season. In this podcast, we look at 7 ways to use chickens in your permaculture garded – and you’ll save time, energy, and money in the process!
Sometimes we don’t have all the meat we “need” going into the winter–it’s part of a self-sufficient lifestyle. You have some decisions to make at this point. All hope isn’t lost. Here’s how we get through a long winter with a short meat supply on those rough years.
The best resource to the new forager is hands-down an expert from the area who goes with you to tell you what’s safe, what’s not, and how to prepare your loot. Few of us have this resource. For the rest of us, it can be intimidating to know where to start. Here are my three […]