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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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Monsanto: The Company That Owns The World’s Food Supply…

Monsanto was one of four groups to introduce genes into plants, and was among the first to conduct field trials of genetically modified crops. Monsanto was one of the first companies to apply the biotechnology industry business model to agriculture, using techniques developed by biotech drug companies. Monsanto’s roles in agricultural changes, biotechnology products and […]

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Canning 101 – Canning Basics For Beginners…

What is canning? Why can your own food? How do you start canning and what tools do you need? This is a comprehensive “learning to can video” that attempts to give a basic understanding of home canning using both a water bath canner and a pressure canner. We cover several types of canning methods, what […]

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Preserving Food Without Refrigeration…

Join Kelley Wilkinson as she teaches us about making the most of the harvest by finding ways to preserve food without refrigeration. Learn how to store food; from use of Mason jars, to vacuum sealed bags. Eat and enjoy while you maximize the abundance of your garden year round when you utilize these simple methods. […]

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How To Make Cloth Banded Cheddar Cheese…

Cheddar cheese, the most widely purchased and eaten cheese in the world is always made from cow’s milk. It is a hard and natural cheese that has a slightly crumbly texture if properly cured and if it is too young, the texture is smooth. It gets a sharper taste as it matures, over a period […]

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Learn How To Make Organic Butter In Minutes & Never Buy It Again…

Most of the butter found in grocery stores is not  healthy, because it is made from pasteurized milk. Homemade organic butter is very healthy as it still contains many of the vitamins and minerals found in raw milk. Butter is packed with Vitamin A.  Vitamin A is vital for the health of our eyes, skins, tissues, membranes […]

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Swedish Supermarkets Replace Sticky Labels With Laser Marking…

The humble fruit sticker may seem an unlikely cause for environmental concern but removing it from produce could create huge savings in plastic, energy and CO2 emissions. In response to consumer demand for less packaging, Dutch fruit and veg supplier Nature & More and Swedish supermarket ICA have joined forces to run a trial to […]

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