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What Winter Survival Camping Taught Me About Homesteading (Video)

By Kerry W. Mann, Jr., HomesteadHow

As a homestead adventure, I decided to see if I could survive a winter night solo camping, sleeping on the snowy floor of our pine forest—without a tent.

Plant Windbreaks for Biodiverse, Multilayered Protection

By Mother Earth News

Learn how you can help protect your landscape and help improve the environment by planting biodiverse windbreakers.

Green Gazette: Urban Tree Nursery Project

By Amanda Sorell

Check out how the city of Savannah, Georgia, is helping to grow the urban forest, enhance workforce skills, and engage community youth with its Urban Tree Nursery.

Durable Trades: Family-Centered Economies That Have Stood the Test of Time (Book Review)

By Sheryl Campbell, The Lazy Farmer

How can families build their careers and economies to survive societal challenges? Reclaim meaningful work through strong families and communities.


Ginawaydaganuc: An Algonquin Worldview to Guide Us Through Troubled Times

By Steven McFadden, Chiron Communications

An Algonquin word is key to an understanding that is embodied in agroecology, and that can help us meet the U.N. Code Red challenges.

Natural Balance for the Garden: Create a Toad House

By Barbara Hengstenberg

Using a clay pot, create a toad house -- beneficial garden decor and fun for arts and crafts for kids.

Celebrate the Winter Solstice with Traditions from Around the World

By Renée Benoit

All around the world, we celebrate the cyclical nature of the seasons on Earth.

Cozy and Comforting Sustainable Cottage Holidays

By Wendy Gregory

Visit YouTube Simple Living Cottage bloggers for satisfying holiday ideas

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