A fun interior design idea to dress up your kids' bedroom.
How to build a great wood-fired earthen hot tub.
Using new design ideas in your home will help you create an aesthetic that is all your own, but you don’t have to go out and dump your bank account into new items. You can make some great updates to your home using recycled or salvaged pieces for very cheap. This article explores five design ideas anyone can do for a dime by incorporating recycled materials that will make your home look amazing.
The methods of landrace gardening can provide food, even when social or family troubles take us away from the garden.
Utility companies and solar power companies are vying for customers' business. See how that affects you.
Egyptian walking onions are one of my favorite crops because they produce food for my family from early spring until late fall.
Going solar at home will save you both money and energy. See why it's the future for renewable energy in residential areas.
A pragmatic approach to eliminating male sterility from a home garden. Includes a diagram and photos about what to look for.
For many people, going green seems like a daunting task, but in reality, a few simple lifestyle changes is all you need.
Cell Fusion genetic engineering is emerging as a hot topic in the Certified Organic seed and food industry. We can expect the resolution of this issue to impact both small-scale and large-scale growers.
Creating a landrace of promiscuously pollinated tomatoes. Details about my major plant breeding project for the next few seasons and a plea for help.
Alternative energy has become a hot topic in recent years as we try and work towards more sustainable resources. Whether we'll get there or not remains to be seen.
Putting into practice those great intentions: Living on preserved hard work and home canned peaches these short days.
A landrace market farmer’s perspective on survival seed banks. Part 3: Storing the seeds. With careful forethought, it is possible to store seeds in a manner that will allow them to avoid or survive common seed destroying events.
A landrace market farmer’s perspective on survival seed banks. Part Two – Suggestions about the types and quantities of seeds to include in an emergency seed bank.
The sun provides us with enough clean energy that if ever effectively harnessed, we might never need any other form again. Sadly, we are only able to harness a fraction of it's potential. Fortunately, we are making great progress to get where we want to be.
A market farmer’s perspective on survival seed banks, evaluating current offerings.
Old homes are often thought of as second-hand or sub-par quality. There are a lot of things you can do to modernize your home, and even make it more energy efficient that many new homes.
Grow enough seed for yourself and a little extra for seed swaps and you may never have to pay for seeds again.
The principles of landrace gardening can be applied at any scale from small annual gardens to multi-generational community wide tree farms.
Here are a few ways to know if a business is supporting green practices or not. Green practices are increasingly more and more important as companies increase and continue to have a large impact on the environment.
New, efficient technology is replacing the old, and it is transforming the way in which we live, and more importantly, our impact on the environment.
Sunroots are a typically-cloned crop with great potential as a locally-adapted survival-of-the-fittest landrace
Exploring my hopes and dreams for the landrace seed movement with suggestions about how farmers, merchants, and gardeners could cooperate to create a more robust, secure, and locally adapted food system.
10 easy steps to get your home prepared for winter.
A photo essay documenting imported landraces that I started incorporating into my existing landraces during the current growing season.
A photo essay showing off the beauty of landrace squash.
Here are a few ways to know if a business is supporting green practices or not. Green practices are increasingly more and more important as companies increase and continue to have a large impact on the environment.
Many people perceive going green as an inconvenience and an unnecessary burden on their daily lives. What they don't realize is that they can take simple steps to help protect the environment without the disruption to their lifestyle, but save money as well.
A photo essay showing off the beauty of landrace crops.
When you do business with someone, you are indirectly condoning their methods. with access to the internet, anyone can do a little research to see which businesses are living up to our high expectations.
How to use hybrids in a landrace garden.
How to adjust the moisture of homegrown popcorn so that it pops well.
Joseph Lofthouse shares tips for growing landrace popcorn.
For decades, corporations have been able to skirt past being held accountable for any environmental irresponsibility, and that has helped propel us into a time where pollution is out of control, and our natural resources are at a constant decline. Raising the standards for these faceless corporations is becoming evermore necessary.
Landrace gardening allows us to minimize fertilization by selecting for plants that thrive in the pre-existing soil.
In our modern society, we are starting to realize how important the environment is and how fragile it really is. Our resources are limited, and if we aren't kept in check, we will ruin any hope we have of preserving it. Using the technology we have available to help us is something everybody can do.
Joseph Lofthouse shares how to maintain thriving populations of landrace vegetables in the garden.
Instituting community-wide, Eco-friendly programs can be a great way to beautify cities, save money, and do your duty to help preserve the planet. It might be difficult, but all it takes is one person to make a difference.
Seed saving is an integral part of landrace gardening.
By growing potatoes from pollinated seeds we can develop locally adapted plants that thrive in our gardens.
There are many ways we can conserve energy, and be more eco-friendly, especially with the advancements that technology is making every day.

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