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- DOWNSIZE + RIGHT SIZE
- FOOD + FARMING
- KEEP YOUR TECH ALIVE
- OFF THE GRID
- URBAN SURVIVAL
- ZOMBIES, ETC.
In the future, we’re going to be eating bugs. I think that’s the real message of schmeat and the Eat-a-Bug cookbook. Oh, and that thing, up there. It’s called the Farm 432, and it promises to turn 1 gram of black fly maggots larvae into 2.4 kilograms of high-protein, low-fat black fly maggots larvae every […]
Urban farming, living off the grid, surviving a zombie apocalypse, spaceflight, and Formula 1 racing. Those seemingly unrelated activities do, in fact, have something in common: the people who are successful at them understand that 1 object can serve many purposes. Sometimes it’s a wood-chopping axe that you use to bust open zombie skulls, other […]
A few days ago, Jo asked you to imagine how you’d get adequate protein and calories in a survival situation. He came up with bugs, because he’s ridiculous. I came up with something better, because I am Walt: rabbits. Rabbits are cute, cuddly, meaty, and reproduce like- well, rabbits! Because of this, rabbits could definitely […]
Despite technological advances and the proliferation of GMO crops from companies like Monsanto, we – as individuals – have very little in the way of long-term food security. That’s what Harvesting Justice believes, at least, and they’re working hard to convince you that it’s true. Harvesting Justice is a series about getting back to traditional […]
To finally cut through the PR propaganda once and for all, the Union of Concerned Scientists recently released a comprehensive report detailing the “Eight Ways Monsanto Fails at Sustainable Agriculture.” Here are the highlights.
The USDA recently awarded $40.2 million in grants to farmers, ranchers and farmer-controlled rural business ventures, as well as some urban farming operations.
Hoop houses and greenhouses help extend the season and make year-round gardening possible. If you’re itching to get your hands in the dirt, but there’s still snow on the ground, these unique growing structures could help.