Monthly Archives: January 2011

Drying Apples

The cost of some of the most simple snack foods in retail stores can easily cause a case of sticker shock for the thrifty at heart, but if you’re willing to spend a little time you can create healthy, nutritious, low-cost snack foods at home with very little equipment or initial investment. Continue reading

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Growing Corn

Corn is one of the most versatile crops you can grow on your land. It can be used to feed a variety of animals, be mashed and mushed into new creations, and feed your family in abundance for very little effort.

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Composting 101: How to Compost!

Composting is a natural occurrence, and is something that happens every day all around us. Composting can normally be completed in one season if done properly, and should only require a light sifting before use.

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Composting: Things to Consider

When undertaking a composting project there are a few things to consider.

Composting requires a little bit of space, and is normally something you’ll want to keep away from neighbors.

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Composting: Types of Compost piles

Composting can be done many ways, and methods for composting can range from using store-bought containers to large open-air mounds.

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Why Compost?

If you’re just getting into gardening or permaculture you might be wondering if getting serious about composting is for you.

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Homesteading

Finding a place to homestead isn’t an easy process, it has to have enough available resources to allow you to live a simple life, and it has to be affordable – few people seeking the simple life start out with millions.

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Introduction to Simple Living

The point of this blog will be to update our readers on methods to save money, live with nature, become better citizens, become better people, and develop ways to live sustainably in the fast-paced, materialistic world, of today. I’ve long … Continue reading

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