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.
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
Panasonic is involved in a project on the island of Ishigaki, southwest of Okinawa, to seek ways to grow vegetables in subtropical monsoon conditions. Part of the Japanese government's Asian Monsoon Plant Factory System (PFS) Consortium, the goal is
The potential for tapping into humanity's CO2 emissions as a cheap and free source of carbon and oxygen is on full display with Air Company, a startup that produces premium vodka from deposited atmospheric carbon.
It can be challenging, trying to cook your campsite meals while crouched over a tiny propane stove. The Space Box offers a bigger but still compact alternative, packing an oven, two-burner stovetop, prep surfaces and sink into one package.
Whether you're a beginner vegetable gardener or know someone how is just starting out, it is important that the right path is chosen. In this video I outline how to start growing food if you are new to vegetable gardening by knowing what to focus on
Instead of building community around a golf course or a pool, they argued for making the farm the focal point and to build tiny houses around it so residents would benefit from fresh produce and views of fields and flowers.
"The FAR robot can work 24 hours a day and picks only ripe fruit. It uses AI perception algorithms to locate the trees and vision algorithms to detect the fruit among the foliage and classify its size and ripeness. After choosing the right fruit, th
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He turned his father's RV garage into an off-grid home relying on photovoltaics, rainwater and composting toilet. Attached to the home, he built a half-buried (6-feet-under) greenhouse (walipini) to use the earth's heat to grow figs and fruits du
Winter temperatures in Alliance, Nebraska can drop to -20°F (the record low is -40°F/C), but retired mailman Russ Finch grows oranges in his backyard greenhouse without paying for heat. Instead, he draws on the earth's stable temperature (around 52
In accordance with the decree, authorities will "revoke and refrain from granting permits" for GM corn, which includes imports. The decree also seeks to phase out glyphosate, the active ingredient in Monsanto's Roundup weedkiller.
All about raising pigs in the woods using regenerative practices with Mayfield Pastures in Decatur TN run by Charles Mayfield. This farm is a diversified animal pasture operation raising cattle, chickens, pigs, and turkeys. Regenerating soil and grow
...and 9 other things I learned butchering pigs. Today I share 10 things I learned from butchering my first heritage hogs, and help answer the question DO HERITAGE HOGS TASTE BETTER THAN COMMERCIAL ONES?
My well broke the day before thanksgiving and I did a ton of research to try and fix it myself but in the end needed the professionals. I had a completely new system put it as mine was 20 years old and damaged. Learn some well basics and what it's li
A fascinating new study, published in the prestigious journal Nature Communications, is shedding light on a previously unknown mechanism by which a hormone released from the gut in the hours after eating effectively switches off the body's fat prod