Crickets are one of nature’s most efficient fiber-to-protein machines, but we’ve never talked about what it takes to grow your own. Until now, that is!
FOOD + FARMING
- DOWNSIZE + RIGHT SIZE
- FOOD + FARMING
- KEEP YOUR TECH ALIVE
- OFF THE GRID
- URBAN SURVIVAL
- ZOMBIES, ETC.
A new startup is making delicious, organic snack bars using renewable, efficient cricket protein. Is it the wave of the future, or just a weird hippy trend?
When you’re making the most of a survival situation, you need to use every part of everything- including garbage! Check out these 10 uses for banana peels!
I told you that wastewater gardening is a thing now! Mind you, wastewater gardening has technically been a thing since the first hunter-gatherers decided that there was a better life to be had by settling themselves down with some grain fields in that super-fertile plot of land in between the Tigris and the Euphrates, and […]
As a welcome slap in the face to smaller towns like Oak Park, Michigan, and Leawood, Kansas, that bafflingly prohibit such healthy, pro-community projects as vegetable gardens and Little Free Libraries in property owners’ own front yards, Chicago, Illinois is permitting property owners in greater Englewood to purchase city-owned vacant lots at $1 per parcel, and […]
Mark Nelson does not want you to flush your poo. Why, he’d ask you, are you using perfectly good drinking water to carry perfectly good fertilizer out to pollute (formerly) perfectly good waterways? Seriously, not only does even my low-flow toilet waste a gallon or two of water with every poop, but septic systems like […]
Any idea how much water you and your family will need to survive the zombie apocalypse? It may be more than you think. The answer could be a rain barrel!
Want to grow vegetables in your garden? You’d better watch out – you may be facing some seriously heavy fines for growing food gardens on your own land.