Freaky Fukushima Vegetables

Check out this compilation of photos on Real Farmacy from Japanese citizens of their mutant vegetables due to the Fukushima atrocity. Can anyone say RESPONSIBLE technology? http://www.realfarmacy.com/mutant-fukushima-fruit-vegetable-pictures-go-viral/ If this link breaks in the future, try going to http://realfarmacy.com and typing Fukushima in the search box.

Plans for Winter Hot Water

So here’s what I’m thinking for our hot water this winter: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_pnuyEkM0xg I love the calm, simple way “Hadley” explains his system. For the first couple weeks in our “new” house we will probably be heating water on top of the woodstove, but I hope to graduate to this system once we feel comfortable that …

Worm Check-Up

Dumped our second simplehuman bin-full of waste today into the 5-gallon bucket vermicompost system. The bucket is full. That’s what I thought would happen. The worms are still alive. That’s good. I wasn’t sure they would be. Last year I experimented with our 5-gallon bucket humanure with worms. I thought, Hey, why not? I’ll toss …

Planned Grazing and Holistic Management with Allan Savory

Hey Everyone, I presented this document that Allan Savory and I compiled from all the questions everyone asked him over in the Greening the Desert topic to Paul Wheaton of permies.com. It was a lot of work but very informative, and I hope some of you will find it useful and share it around. It is about …