How To Make Roman Concrete That Lasts More Than 2,000 Years…

Roman concrete was a material used in construction during the late Roman Republic until the fading of the Roman Empire. Roman concrete was based on a hydraulic-setting cement. Recently, it has been found that it materially differs in several ways from modern concrete which is based on Portland cement. Roman concrete is durable due to its incorporation of volcanic ash, which prevents cracks from […]

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Toward A No-Cost Garden: Grow Your Own Food For Next To Nothing…

Patrick Dolan is all about growing a lot of food on a little land using sustainable organic methods, while keeping costs and labor at a minimum. Emphasis is placed on improving soil quality with compost, mulch, and compost tea. No store-bought fertilizers, soil amendments, pesticides, compost activators, etc. are used. He’s convinced that the cost […]

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An Off The Grid, Zero Waste, Profitable Permaculture Farm…

Atitlan Organics is located in the small Mayan village of Tzununa, which is located on the north shore of Lake Atitlan, Guatemala. Founded in 2010, they have focused on building and maintaining a fully-functioning, profitable, organic, permaculture farm. Today, their farm is host to an enormous amount of diversity, including dairy goats, pigs, chickens, vegetables, coffee, bees, […]

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Growing Potatoes In Straw – No Dig Potatoes…

In 2012 I made a short video about how to grow potatoes in straw. I was going to post this video at the end of the growing season but got distracted for… a few… years. My bad, haha. Anyways, here it is now for anyone who is thinking of trying this method of potato growing. […]

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29 States Just Banned Laws About Seeds…

With little notice, more than two dozen state legislatures have passed “seed-preemption laws” designed to block counties and cities from adopting their own rules on the use of seeds, including bans on GMOs. Opponents say that there’s nothing more fundamental than a seed, and that now, in many parts of the country, decisions about what […]

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How To Grow Anti-Inflammatory, Antioxidant, Cancer Fighting Turmeric…

Turmeric has a peppery, flavor, best described as a cross between an orange and ginger. Its one of the ingredients used to make curry. Turmeric contains Curcumin, whose anti-inflammatory effects have been shown to be comparable to anti-inflammatory drugs such as Motrin. Turmeric has long been used as a powerful anti-inflammatory in both the Chinese […]

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New Zealand Now Recognizes ALL Animals As Sentient Beings!

New Zealand has just set a great example to the world by recognizing what animal lovers have known forever- that our furry friends are as sentient as we are, and (obviously, dur) they have feelings just like we do. It’s a theme we have covered time and again, but this landmark ruling by NZ is the first time this shift in […]

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Building A Swimming Pool For Under $3,000…

This guy built his own in ground pool for less than $3000. In the short video below you’ll be able to see step by step instructions along with material costs. Here are a list of frequently asked questions related to the project as well… 1. Where did you find a backhoe for only $45/hr? Answer: […]

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