Blog – Eco Snippets

Compost Worm Farming, Making Your Own Compost…

Compost worm farms transform household waste into a resource, a very valuable resource, a nutrient-rich fertilizer (liquid and solid) while also closing the loop on food waste cycles in households. Compost worms are a great way to make your own fertilizer for organic gardening, and they are equally as good for recycling food waste at […]

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Man Leaves $80K Job To Live Off Grid…

Have you ever thought about living off the grid. How would you cook? How would you earn a living. What about lights in your house? Here is a family adventure about living off the grid and how they do it. Canning Foods, Solar Power, Raising Livestock and Chickens, and so much more! Check it out […]

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An Awesome Underground Earthbag Root Cellar Build…

With canning season on the horizon, Eric and Arielle from Simple Living Alaska started the construction of an underground earthbag root cellar that will soon store their precious canned food and crops from the garden. Check out part one of the build below… In the second video Eric and Arielle complete the underground earthbag root […]

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Off The Grid Cabin In New Zealand Paradise…

Hidden amongst the spectacular mountain ranges of the Kahurangi National park of New Zealand, this beautiful off-the-grid cabin sits in paradise. Affectionately titled the Honeywell Hut, after it’s builder Jack Honeywell, the off the grid cabin, although relatively new, looks as though it could have sat on the land for a hundred years. Being situated […]

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Man Living Off-Grid In His Incredible Self-Built Cabin…

This man built a beautiful off-grid cabin with the help of friends for $65,000 CAD including the cost of the land. There was no road access to his lot so he had to bring in all of the building materials using a 4-wheeler with a small trailer, and then load them on a material elevator […]

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Creating New No Till Garden Beds Using Chickens…

If you think keeping a few chickens around in your backyard (or on the homestead) are only useful for providing you with fresh eggs, then think again. They can also be put to work in the garden so you don’t have to work as hard and so they help earn their keep too! And don’t […]

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Man Living In A Epic Sustainable & Innovative Earthship Home…

Take a tour of this beautiful, sustainable Earthship home in Ontario, Canada. This 3-bedroom Earthship home has it all: 10kW of solar panels, rainwater collection cisterns, indoor gardens, a wood-fired boiler, and passive cooling tubes. It’s built with recycled tires, bottles and cans, and off-cuts from a log home builder. After years of following the […]

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The Joy Of Growing A Food Forest Using Permaculture…

Take a look at how permaculture farming is growing rapidly in India. Manisha Lath Gupta, who was an executive vice president in a private bank, decided to grow healthy food for herself and her family in 2011. She and her husband then created a food forest called Aanandaa on the principles of permaculture. Aanandaa farm […]

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Man Spends 30 Years Regenerating Farmland Into Amazing Forest…

Fools & Dreamers: Regenerating a Native Forest is a 30-minute documentary about Hinewai Nature Reserve, on New Zealand’s Banks Peninsula, and its kaitiaki/manager of 30 years, botanist Hugh Wilson. When, in 1987, Hugh let the local community know of his plans to allow the introduced ‘weed’ gorse to grow as a nurse canopy to regenerate […]

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