The "Earth Shelter" at The Farm Community in Tennessee combines the geothermal properties of the earth with solar design to produce a very energy efficient home.
Butternut squash are an important winter food, the rich orange flesh delivering vital nutrients in a sweet and velvety goodness that can be utilized in a variety of ways.
Storing winter squash and preserving other vegetables through the winter presents their own set of challenges to the home gardener and homesteader. We find that growing food is just one half of the equation, and it is easy to be caught unprepared or find that the space and temperature requirements for storage can be hard to come by.
You can be harvesting from your garden all year long, including through the winter months! It's time to plant the fall garden.
Fresh pesto is great in the summer, but it's even better in the middle of winter!
I love my two-story log cabin, which combines recycled and an array of green building materials.
You can grow a year's supply of beans in a surprisingly small amount of space.
For more than 40 years, The Farm Community in Tennessee has been on the forefront of farming, gardening and the green lifestyle.
Find all of the mulch you need for free in your own back yard.
Jump start your tomato harvest two months before everyone else with these simple instructions!
Another set of Great Quotations. These seven quotations have direct relevance to gardeners and farmers, but they offer wisdom that everyone can learn from and enjoy.
Use programmable watering timers in your garden to help you maintain a regular schedule, keeping your plants well hydrated with less work.