• Seed Sorting Day

                                                                 (First published @ Off the Grid in Minneapolis)  Salvaged last fall. I've never had good seed starting conditions in this house. My starts are always small, leggy, compared to what is available. This year, I'm going to build a greenhouse outside these three windows. I'll access it by crawling through the window next to the bookshelf. I will have a door outside Read more [...]
  • Earth Moving

    I've got a lot of opinions about the world.  Opinions about what is real and what is propaganda in service of the Matrix.  Opinions about spiritual matters and meaning, about the best way to raise children, how a hole is best dug and what a good beer should taste like.  Opinions are like assholes in this world full of them.  So, due to my particularly cranky, old jaded man like attitude towards the state of affairs in the world, I've decided to just start being the change as an MO.  So expect Read more [...]
  • Winter Garage Greenhouse

    Winter Garage Greenhouse Published December 1, 2013 | By William Hunter Duncan | Edit                                                                                                                                                                              Off the keyboard of William Hunter Duncan  Published Originally @ Read more [...]
  • Urban Homestead: 6000 Pounds of Food From 1/10 Acre

    Jules Dervaes, his son, and two daughters live and work on their "Path to Freedom" Urban Homestead in Pasadena, California, a suburb of Los Angeles.  Also living on their 4000 square foot homestead are 2 goats, 4 ducks, 8 chickens,  400 varieties of vegetables, fruits, and edible flowers, and countless bees.  The family works at home, raising animals, growing vegetables, keeping bees, composting, cooking and canning. Virtually all of what they eat they grow themselves, only buying staples Read more [...]