Blog – Eco Snippets

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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Stunning Modern Small Home Made From 3 x 20ft Shipping Containers…

This week we explore a stunning small modern home which has been constructed using 3 x 20ft shipping containers. Situated near Lake Taupo, New Zealand, this home is built on a beautiful elevated section with commanding views over the lake and to the mountains beyond. Shipping container homes continue to become increasingly popular. Their structural […]

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The Ultimate Guide To DIY Off Grid Solar Power…

DIY Solar power may seem like a daunting task. Fear not, this video WILL set you on the right path. We start by unraveling the mystery of off-grid solar power and teach you the basics, how to understand and think about your system. From there, we show you how to access and size the proper […]

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Wild Edibles – Learn How To Forage For 25 Tasty Plants…

In this virtual foraging walk, Sergei Boutenko demonstrates how to find, identify, and eat 25 common weeds and wild edible plants. Wild crafting can be done safely and responsibly! Watch this video and learn how. Check it out here… If you like this idea, be sure to share it with your friends and inspire someone you […]

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Artisan Sourdough Bread Process From Start To Finish…

“Proof Bread” is a modern throwback to a way of life that values small-scale craftsmanship, local community, and creativity. They are a small group of passionate bakers working in their garage (thanks to cottage laws) which has been converted into a micro-bakery. Everything they bake is made by hand, from the best local ingredients, with […]

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Low-Cost Living In A TINY Camper For 3 Years…

Karen has been living in this 21-foot caravan full-time for over 3 years and she’s currently in the process of renovating an even smaller vintage trailer to call home! This RV lifestyle allows her the freedom to explore New Zealand, and it also gives her more financial flexibility with her graphic design contracts since her […]

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This Spectacular Floating Home Is Self-Built & Off-Grid…

This stunning 700-square-foot, self-built float home is fully off-grid with solar power, a pellet stove, a composting toilet, and an evaporation grey water system that ensures nothing is dumped overboard! It has an open concept kitchen, living and dining space, a master bedroom and bathroom on the main floor, two bedrooms on the second floor, […]

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