Blog – Eco Snippets

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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Propagating Basil: How To Grow An Infinite Supply…

Learning how to grow basil is one thing. But learning how to propagate basil FOREVER… an entirely different story. In this video we’re going to go through the entire process of cloning basil from start to finish. You’ll see where to take your basil cutting, two different methods for rooting basil, as well as the […]

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Man Living Off-Grid In A Tent On An Island…

Jojo has been living off-grid in a tent for 18 months, the last 12 of which have been on an island in Sweden! He has a 5 meter (16-foot) Sibley Bell tent set up on a platform, a wood stove for heat, a multi-fuel stove for cooking, a solar panel and a car battery for […]

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Man Explains How He Lived Off The Grid For 50 Years…

In 1968, Charles Bello and his wife, Vanna Rae, moved onto 240 acres of redwood forest looking to live a simpler life off the land. They had spent their savings to purchase the land so they got to work building their home themselves. Their first structure was a panelized A-frame that they erected in 5 […]

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Impressive House Built With Sustainable & Reclaimed Materials…

Have you heard of the 100-mile diet? This is the 100-mile house! The goal with this build was to source and salvage as many materials as possible from within a 100-mile radius to reduce the carbon emissions associated with transporting building materials, to re-use materials in order to reduce the environmental impact of building with […]

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