Tags » Self-Sufficiency


Sometimes I question whether I made the correct decision when we jumped ship; leaving the city and life as an NHS consultant for a life of self-sufficiency in the back of beyond. 404 more words


Our Mobile Chicken Coop

Source: Guildbrook Farm | Simple Sustainable Living
January 18, 2017

Is it possible to free range chickens on a 1 acre suburban lot? We show you our backyard chicken coop set up, including our mobile coop and fencing. 124 more words


Going Solar!

Source: UrbanFarmer
January 18, 2017


Changing It Up For Real

Rather than emigrating to Canada or some other country when the candidate you don’t want wins anyway, consider a more radical change. Why not remain in your native land, but opt out of as many systems, expectations, structures, economies, etc. 898 more words


10 Tips for Picking the Best Vegetable Plant Starts at a Nursery

Source: GrowingYourGarden
January 17, 2017

John from http://www.growingyourgreens.com/ shares with you 10 tips for picking the best vegetable plant starts at a nursery.

In this episode, John is at Certified Plant Growers Nursery in Norwalk, California picking out some plant starts to plant out in his winter garden. 57 more words


Watch this 5 minute video: Zero Waste Basics

Since committing to this Zero Waste thing…I’ve found it’s a lot harder than it looks. How about “Less Waste” for starters? One of the first things we did in our household was to say “NO!” to plastic diapers. 222 more words