Old books can be a hoot to read! Check out these quotes from an 1890 book, How to Make the Garden Pay, by T. Greiner.
Here are a few helpful books on homesteading skills and old-time crafts.
Looking for creative green building ideas? Check out this blog.
Eggs are incredibly versatile. To learn how to use them in a wide variety of recipes, check out our favorite egg cookbooks.
Cam is not a big fan of "ebooks."
Robert Plamondon's Norton Press has reprinted three homesteading classics: Ten Acres Enough, We Wanted a Farm and Gold in the Grass.
These books are great sources of information on the best herbs and foods for maintaining good health.
These three super cookbooks focused on technique will arm you with the most important ingredient in any dish: skill! Includes reviews of “Forgotten Skills of Cooking” by Darina Allen, “Good Meat” by Deborah Krasner and “Chef on Fire” by Joseph Carey.
Apple expert Gary Paul Nabhan reviews a new book: Old Southern Apples by Creighton Lee Calhoun, Jr.
Eco-Libris offers people the opportunity to off-set the books they read by planting trees in developing countries.
Every fall Cam is tired of gardening and vows to make his vegetable garden smaller. Every spring he is excited about getting back in the garden and ends up making it bigger!
Ben Cartwright of Lawrence, Kan., is working on a book project about the city of Tianjin, China, where he worked and lived for several months, and he needs your help.
The challenges of dropping out - going off the grid - and living your authentic life.
Explore creative ways to save the harvest with these favorite canning books.
Jennifer Ford of Bees of the Woods Apiary shares some beekeeping crafts and activities to pass the time until you can get back out in the beeyard this spring.
Eight books that have had a transformative effect on our lives.
Gardeners suggest gardening books for beginners.
What does well read mean to you? Does the material you read and your personality traits determine how you view the world? This blog explores what well read means to me.
A hundred-year-old recipe for turning apple trimmings into vinegar yields mixed results, but lots of nostalgic fun.
Talking about the excitement of Anna's new book cover that we got to preview from the publisher this past week and the anxiety of our new born chicks as they go out into the big world. Also have some details on how to make your own cleft graft.
More tips, ideas, and considerations for choosing green gifts. A sequel/supplement to last year's article!
There's nothing like an old cookbook filled with good recipes to warm your kitchen and your home!
How prepared ahead of time for remote living and what was required.
Learn details regarding winter chicken care including ventilation for a cozy chicken house, heat for baby and grown chicks, and recommended poultry books.
An index of previous posts that have referenced green products. These posts have covered building- and home-related products, as well as chocolates, books, and other types of goods. Many of the products mentioned in these posts would make good gifts.
A list of links to orgs, associations, websites, books, and other resources related to local economies, community resilience, green business, corporate social responsibility, green jobs, environmental and social entrepreneurship, and investment.
Roasting is the best way to cook winter root vegetables, because dry heat coaxes out and concentrates flavors. Use this simple method and fool-proof tips to bring out the best in parsnips, carrots, rutabagas and other root vegetables.