The privateers of the Crown have turned our food and water into subtle poisons, making us vulnerable in mind and body. Therefore it is essential to cultivate our own heirloom nutrition and our own healthful water.
Full tour of 3 off-grid passive solar growing domes that can be used as 4-season year-round greenhouses in just about any climate and growing zone. The geodesic dome structure can withstand up to 7 feet of snow and ~180km/h wind speeds. They're bui
Join Curtis Stone as he discusses homestead irrigation in this live open consultation. If you are needing to design your irrigation, looking to improve your garden irrigation, or embarking on a new homestead, this short clip is for you.
Advances in farming have let us feed billions. The future of agriculture offers many more innovations in robotics, hydroponics, aquaponics, aeroponics, greenhouses, and more... but will it be a future of mega-farms or small farms?
I got my first sheep, 1 St. Croix/Katahdin ram and 6 St. Croix Ewes. Learn all about raising sheep on electric netting, their diet, supplements and my overall impressions of raising hair sheep for meat.
The brittle sesame residue controls soil erosion like higher residue crops, without the need for excess residue bailing equipment.
Researchers at Oklahoma State University, where Baath works, have been investigating the potential impacts of differ
My top tips for preventing overwhelm on a busy preservation day! It's easy to see the harvest come in and quickly get overwhelmed at how much preservation has to happen. With these six tips, you can remain calm, stay upbeat and get through the day wi
Put simply, hydroponics is growing plants withoutsoil, this video makes
HYDROPONICS ACCESSIBLE to gardeners of any experience level, DIY hydroponics is not just a way to avoid purchasing expensive hydroponic systems, it's also a way to create a beau
If only plants could talk, what tidings they could share! Fortunately for farmers, an agricultural company has 'translated' the biochemical signal related to certain plant behavior, allowing them to 'listen' to plants cries for water when the
Greenery covered skyscrapers have become fairly commonplace in recent years, but what if, as well as bringing some nature into cities, they could also be used to grow food? Such is the thinking behind the "Farmscraper" by Italy's Carlo Ratti Associat
I am still practicing all of the techniques the homestead heart and granny karma taught me. this is all about being prepared and survival for hard days to come.
to all my canning kings and canning queens!!!! we gotta do this! so CAN UP or SHUT UP!
Have you ever wondered if you can make quality homemade cheese from store-bought milk? Not everyone has access to raw milk, and even fewer own a dairy cow, so let me show you how to make delicious homemade cheese, using the RIGHT kind of milk from th
Today we learn step by step How to build a dutch bucket hydroponic system at home, how it works,TOP DRIP IS A HYDROPONIC growing technique can use Indoors, outdoors, or greenhouse, inexpensive and easy to build, we will leran how to grow tomates hy
You've just harvested your garden, and you're now surrounded by more homegrown produce than you can possibly eat before it all goes bad. Canning might be the most obvious solution, but let's face it: it's not the easiest task.
Many of us are not in a position to grow everything we eat. But if you want to shorten your personal supply chain, here's how to supplement what you grow with food from your local farmer's market. Yet another way to build a self-reliant, locally acqu
Weeds are a gardener's worst nightmare. For starters, they compete with plants for nutrients and water. Weeds can also overrun a garden if left unchecked. As such, weeds can cause plants to wither or stunt their growth.
Water conservation is important regardless of whether you're a homesteader or not. But it's doubly critical if you're running a homestead because you have other things to spend water on, such as irrigating crops and keeping farm animals hydrat
UC Santa Cruz is investigating this method as a possible generator of solar energy that would allow for the saving of 63.5 billion gallons of water from evaporation annually, a massive windfall for a state that sometimes rations water and which regul
If Bill Gates has his way, the food in our future will little resemble what's on our plates today. It will be replaced by a menu of GMOs, fake lab-made "meat' and artificial cheese -- all made with patented technologies from which he'll make