Blog – Eco Snippets

Building A Rock Pizza Oven At The Off Grid Cabin…

A rock oven works by collecting heat from fire inside the oven rather than let it escape to the environment. A stone or rock oven still uses primitive technology, but it is a more advanced form because it’s not just using fire by itself, and it needs to be built which takes engineering know-how. Rock […]

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How To Plant A Garden That Provides An Abundant Harvest…

Starting a garden at home is one of the best ways to shrink your carbon footprint while also boosting your health with better nutrition. Gardening requires a lot of work, but it’s well worth the effort. The best part is that anyone can garden no matter the amount of space they have. Below, discover tricks […]

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Thrifty Couple Builds Self-Reliant, $60K Homestead & Workshop…

Marlena and Eugene built their homestead in Blanco, Texas using salvaged windows, doors, wood flooring, tile, a bathtub, a lot of plywood, and some lumber. After over a decade of building, they now have a completely off-grid home, workshop, garden, and rental cabin. While they did spend for the new 23 solar panels that run […]

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Living Off-Grid On A Tiny House Homestead For 6 Years…

Ariel has been homesteading and living off-grid in a 24′ x 8′ tiny house for 6 years! She grows, forages and preserves as much of her own food as possible, she cuts her own fire wood, carries her own water, generates electricity with solar, and cooks with propane. She is a passionate backpacker and wildlife […]

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Epic Off-The-Grid Container Home In Breathtaking Location…

One of the major advantages of shipping container homes is that they can be constructed off site and transported to remote locations. That’s exactly what has happened with this spectacular home which has been built using a 40ft shipping container. Situated in the hills overlooking the ocean and with mountain views of the South Island […]

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Sustainable City Living On 1/10th Of An Acre…

What does sustainable living in the city look like? By living more simply, creating permaculture gardens, utilizing energy technologies such as biogas and solar power, and taking part in community initiatives like car sharing, this household creates money and time savings that enable them to work fewer hours and develop a thriving and sustainable home. […]

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Unbroken Ground – A New Old Way To Grow Food…

Unbroken Ground explains the critical role food will play in the next frontier of our efforts to solve the environmental crisis. It explores four areas of agriculture that aim to change our relationship to the land and oceans. Most of our food is produced using methods that reduce biodiversity, decimate soil and contribute to climate […]

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