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I’ve lived in Mexico for three years but have yet to celebrate my favorite holiday known as Dia de los Muertos, or Day of the Dead. When I moved here I came with a life partner who passed away through...
Giant pumpkins are just a thing from fairy tale books, right? Wrong, it’s actually an annual worldwide competition to find out who has grown the biggest pumpkin. The current world record is held by a German gardener since 2014, with...
Biointensive gardening is an organic method designed to creative highly productive gardens with long term sustainability at its core. What is so great about this type of gardening, is that you can simply do more with the space you...
Recently I wrote about the wildfires in Brazil and how they could have been prevented by perma-culture techniques. I mentioned about the loss of animal life and habitat and now we are seeing examples of the damage, as well...
There’s been a lot of drama recently as far as Brazil is concerned with the deforestation and subsequent wildfires which have been largely started as a result of slash and burn agriculture. Recently elected President Bolsonaro has been taking...
Acorns are a staple of foraging. All oaks produce acorns, and all acorns are edible. But when it comes to learning how to eat acorns — especially processing them to remove the bitter tannins — there’s a bit of...
I started my adventures homesteading nearly 8 years ago but in the city. We chose to do it in the city (despite the fact that living off grid was in fact illegal there) because we were close to things...
Florida has finally passed a bill that trumps all the bans on front yard gardens. Inspired by a couple in Miami Shores who were forced to tear out their “unsightly” 17 year old vegetable garden, change has finally happened...
There are four articles in this series on different strategies for cold-weather chicken care. This article explores how to prevent and treat frostbite in chickens. To read the others, click on the links below: “Cold-Weather Chicken Care: 11 Quick...
If there’s one thing I know about the Mexican people it’s that they’re great of making something out of nothing. I’ve personally seen some really cool ways for people here to recycle to plastics they use so while a...