Summertime for many of us means taking advantage of all the wonderful spoils and capturing that by using different methods of food preservation so that we have garden-fresh produce for many seasons to come. The videos below will show you how, along with a recipe for homemade fruit leather.
The Wranglerstars recommend a chainsaw mill for timber framing and describe how to get started milling your own lumber.
Installing a chimney chase cover is a common project among do-it-yourself homeowners. Many homes were built with galvanized chase covers which rust after a few years – causing leaks and rust stains. Homes that were built with a masonry chimney eventually end up with a cracked and weathered mortar crown, also causing leaks and damage to the home.
Blessed with hard clay/rock soil, Jesse and Alyssa have a small list of improvements they are doing this year to get their soil veggie-friendly!
A short video of the highlights of our first winter on our off-grid homestead in the Pacific Northwest. In short, we are hunkering down and trying to survive!
Mark pulled out the camera this week to share a few short videos about our winter garden and goats. Explore our December garden and goat pasture in these short homesteading videos.
Dehorning calves can be a controversial topic. Steve Judge, a long-time micro dairy farmer discusses why he thinks dehorning dairy cattle is necessary.
An octopus converts a hollowed out coconut shell into a portable shelter.
A compilation of some incredible nature shots.
Check out farming in the mid-1940s.
Watch as a bald eagle swoops down in full flight and grabs a fish out of the water.
In this adorable video, a tiger cub finds an unlikely friend.
These elephant calves waste no time getting dirty as they play in a muddy waterhole.
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Check out this cute video featuring dancing ostrich chicks.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS magazine comes to life in the recently released Wiser Living Video Series. Volume One of the Series features some of our most popular workshops from the MOTHER EARTH NEWS FAIRS taught by members of the editorial team and expert community. Become more self-reliant in and around your home by tackling 19 projects ranging from keeping backyard chickens to making tinctures.
Instructional videos from the League of American Bicyclists provide basic bicycle safety tips.
Enjoy this footage of an elk having an absolute blast splashing through a puddle.
How to recycle a junked refrigerator into a refrigerator root cellar that works at keeping produce chilled but not frozen during winter months.
Wayne you'd better slow down! The master of vehicle gasification is hard pressed to stay within the speed limit.
Hay season on the Keith farm means lots of work for the wood-powered truck! Check out these videos of Wayne's farming operation.
Gasification guru Wayne Keith shows us some of his daily farm operations.
Here's how Wayne Keith he shuts down the wood gasifier when he gets to where he's going.
Here's Wayne Keith lighting up his woodgas truck. He's driving on wood before he gets out of the driveway!
Inspiring video by two female bicycle travelers crossing borders, making friends, and documenting the human effort to keep the natural world connected despite our nation state boundaries.
Harvesting honey from an experimental frameless beehive.
How-to online videos are a valuable resource for any do-it-yourselfer. But there are a lot of videos out there, so we’ve picked noteworthy ones and provided a few links to help you find more in the future. From building a workbench to changing your car’s oil, these engaging and instructive videos will inspire you to start a fun, new DIY project.
Check out this interesting video showing the construction of the Builders without Borders Straw Bale Eco-House.
Check out this video on tapping wind power with kites.
You can find great reports from the field and footage of rare bird species at the American Bird Conservancy's Bird News Network. Plus, find tips for winter birding and check out highly entertaining footage of the moonwalking manakin bird.
T. Boone Pickens is calling Americans to submit videos about the importance of independence from foreign oil. The contest ends Oct. 25, and the winning video will be sent to national political leaders.
Watch this video tutorial on how to make tofu.
If you’re looking for a durable option to protect your new house or building, consider fiber cement siding. Here’s a short video with tips on cutting it for installation.
If you’re a visual learner (or just want some quick DIY tips), take a look at this collection of short DIY home improvement videos.