Permaculture Food Forest in New Zealand

“The Guytons started planting their food forest in 1998 on two acres of bare land in Riverton, New Zealand. This style of gardening was new to Southland so their neighbours did not approve. Now it is an established food forest … Continue reading →

Off Grid Water Distillation at its Best!

“A video demonstrating the non-electric Off Grid Steam Distiller by Water Wise. It was very rewarding to see the production rate. Up to 16 gallons of distilled water a day off of wood. The water tastes great. Future tests will … Continue reading →

2 Year Forest Garden Update: Forest Gardens as a Hedge Against Drought

This is my annual video update of our forest garden. I’m calling it ‘Forest Gardens as a Hedge Against Drought’ for reasons I’m about to explain. Right across the road from our garden you can see the barren, dry rice … Continue reading →

Rammed Earth Block Machine Makes Clay Materials Harder than Concrete

Guest post by Alex Wright of Watershed Materials, the company who’s making geopolymer concrete blocks out of waste clay materials. We’ve covered their exciting development in two previous blog posts. This article focuses on their rammed earth block machine. … Continue reading →