Hugelmounds – Incredibly productive… after a little while!

“Late August 2015 we cleared a small area in the front yard of forsythia and lawn and set it in motion as permanent raised beds. Two growing seasons later and it’s pretty wonderful to see how well it all broke … Continue reading →

Home-based Business: An Urban Farm — Voss Organics

Yesterday’s story was rather popular. Homesteaders need to make a living after all. Here’s another home-based small business idea. Voss Organics grows and sells produce and starter plants from their backyard greenhouse and garden. … Continue reading →

Grossing $350,000 on 1.5 Acres of High Intensity, No-Till Vegetable Production

“Neversink Farm in Claryville, NY grosses $350,000 on farming 1.5 acres. It’s an amazingly productive and efficient high intensity vegetable farm. And they are doing it all no till.” … Continue reading →

11 Years Living Off-Grid

“Hélène Dubé and her partner Alain Neveu from Es-Cargo http://www.es-cargo.qc.ca/ have lived off-grid in Quebec, Canada for 11 years in a self-built earthship style home made of recycled tires filled with earth and large south-facing windows.” Note: I recommend using … Continue reading →

Best Places to Live: Scenic Byways

As a young man, I traveled across Nebraska on Highway 20 that parallels the main east-west interstate across the state. It’s very beautiful country. The scenic byway was far more interesting than the interstate which I had traveled many times … Continue reading →