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First Early Potatoes and Outbuilding Work

The first early potatoes went into the vegetable beds today. I made a shallow trench, lined the bottom with grass cuttings from the orchard/ future forest garden and planted them with chits upwards. 180 more words


New York Times Article about Passive Houses in New York City

It’s great to see all of the Passive House (Passivhaus) construction happening around New York City as detailed in this New York Times article published yesterday.   118 more words

Bo Poulsen

The Country never leaves you

In just a few days it will be the anniversary of my fathers passing. The past year has been life changing and one of reflection. The older I get the more of an urge I feel to return to the past way of doing things. 273 more words

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Growing Herbs

As I mentioned before, in addition to all the vegetables growing on our windowsills and in the polytunnel we have quite a few herbs beginning to grow more quickly now the weather is warming up. 158 more words


A Climate Change Fix Both the Left and Right Can Embrace

By Sarah “Steve” Mosko

San Diego Free Press, 27 Mar, 2015

Studies abound linking the increase in extreme weather-related catastrophes in recent decades, like droughts, floods, hurricanes and blizzards, to global… 963 more words

Sustainable Living

Bread Baking and Micro Salads

One of the things we are not going to be able to do here is be entirely self-sufficient when it comes to grains for bread making – we just don’t have the space to grow enough to provide that part of our diet. 117 more words