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Food Web

Tuesday, August 14th, 2012:

“We are working on a new project called Food Web. The Food Web is a holistic approach towards small scale food production. Basically, it’s a way to increase efficiency and yields by integrating livestock. If you are going to raise animals on your homestead, you should design connections and interactions between them to decrease feed […]  Read more from > Food Web

Low Cost Cistern

Friday, July 27th, 2012:

“A cistern liner is a flexible membrane, sometimes called a geomembrane. You can get them in PVC or EPDM. Here’s a link to where we get our potable liners: http://www.websweeper.com/liner/tank-liner/prices.php  Read more from > Low Cost Cistern

Desert Cisterns

Friday, June 29th, 2012:

An adequate freshwater supply is a basic necessity. Obtaining water can be especially challenging in deserts. The following photos illustrate a few simple methods for capturing and storing water in arid regions.  Read more from > Desert Cisterns