Chicken Coops: Build Your Own with Plans from BackYardChickens.Com Oct21

Chicken Coops: Build Your Own with Plans from BackYardChickens.Com...

Want to build your own chicken coop for fresh eggs and poultry year-round? Check out all the plans available at BackYardChickens.Com. BackYard Chickens is a great resource for anyone interested in raising their own chickens. With resources that range from breed info to coop plans, BackYard Chickens is a great resource for all things chicken....

Growtest.Org: How to Grow an Organic Vegetable Garden Oct20

Growtest.Org: How to Grow an Organic Vegetable Garden...

Growing your own organic vegetable garden is much easier than you might expect. Growtest.Org offers a video tutorial guided by the editor of Organic Gardening that explains all you need to create a successful organic vegetable garden. Growtest.Org is a wonderful resource for news, tutorials, and social activism revolving around sustainable growing practices....

Introduction to Growing Asparagus Oct19

Introduction to Growing Asparagus...

Growing asparagus is increasing in popularity, especially among those establishing a more sustainable food source. As a perennial with an amazing amount of flexibility in the kitchen, it is no wonder the popularity is increasing. With potential for years of production, asparagus farming has a huge upside. Checkout this Mother Earth News tutorial to get started growing...

Sustainable Farming Internships and Apprenticeships (Courtesy NCAT) Oct18

Sustainable Farming Internships and Apprenticeships (Courtesy NCAT)...

  Sustainable farming internships and apprenticeships are easier to find than you might think. NCAT (or the National Center for Appropriate Technology) offers an interactive map of many available learning opportunities in the US and Canaday. The National Sustainable Agriculture Information Service provides many amazing resources for the sustainable farmer in us all. It is never to late to get started, and never to early to start doing. Consider being a part of a farming internship or apprenticeship. Learn your part to start cultivating life.  ...

Growing Shiitake Mushrooms (Courtesy Falls Brook Centre) Oct17

Growing Shiitake Mushrooms (Courtesy Falls Brook Centre)...

Growing Shiitake Mushrooms can be an incredibly rewarding experience. Some even use Shiitake Mushrooms as a cash crop. This PDF is provided by Falls Brook Centre, a great resource in itself. Learn how to easily grow Shiitake Mushrooms step-by-step. All it takes is a little bit of ingenuity and patience. Cultivate something...

Earthineer Oct16

Earthineer

  Earthineer is a new social media platform for all things sustainable. Want to network with a group of urban chicken farmers? Crazy about garlic? Earthineer has a group for you.  With a trading platform scheduled for fall 2013, Earthineer might just become the go to social network for the sustainability minded. Cultivate connections, cultivate...

Appropedia Oct15

Appropedia

  Appropedia is basically the Wikipedia for sustainable living. Appropedia is home to over 5,000 articles and counting. A commitment to sustainable living, poverty reduction, educational resources, and community development is what makes Appropedia such a success. Appropedia is for collaborative solutions in sustainability, appropriate technology and poverty reduction. You are welcome to add to and edit Appropedia – your site to find, co-create and improve the solutions we need. Our vision and mission.   ...

Locally Grown Food and Small Farm Map Oct14

Locally Grown Food and Small Farm Map...

  Ever want to buy some fresh, local produce? LocallyGrown.Net has created an interactive map of small farms and farmers’ markets around the U.S. In fact, LocallyGrown.Net even offers a unique address for small farms and locally grown food entities. Get out and meet some of the people in your own community. Buy some fresh produce, meet some great people, cultivate...

Cob Oven: Create Your Own Oct13

Cob Oven: Create Your Own...

Ever want to cook a stone-fired pizza on a beautiful outdoor oven? This tutorial will provide you with absolutely EVERYTHING you need to build your own cob oven. Cob is a dynamic building material that even children can use. Cob is also utilized in large building construction across the globe, often creating beautiful homes that stand the test of time with proper care. Check out the cob oven tutorial.      ...