Tuesday, May 12, 2015

Little Free Libraries

Love to read?  Imagine having a box in your front yard where new books show up like magic.  It's not just a dream, it's the Little Free Library movement

Tuesday, May 5, 2015

For Seed-Saving Addicts...

Caleb at the Open Pollinated blog has come up with a unique way of making seed packets:
The interesting part is the design was originally meant for powders.

Monday, April 27, 2015

Within Reach

If you've decided you want to live in an intentional community, how do you go about picking one out?  One couple's answer: a bike trip across the United States, documented in a film:

I certainly have no plans on making a cross-country bike trip, but watching this film may be a nice way to learn about a number of different intentional communities.  It is for sale at the Fellowship for Intentional Community bookstore.

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

50 Things To Make

Natural Living Ideas has a list of 50 Things To Stop Buying and make yourself.  They started off on the right foot -- the first item was ketchup!

Monday, April 20, 2015

Gardening Posters

Afristar Foundation has some nice posters available to download on their Educational Resources page.  Here is the one for Permaculture Zones:

Sunday, March 29, 2015

Eggs-cellent idea!!

Tammy Pedersen at Polyface Farms has a simple recipe for Homemade Mayonnaise.  Her secret?  An immersion blender.