Blog – Page 5 – Eco Snippets

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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The Living Soil: A Documentary…

Our soils support 95 percent of all food production, and by 2060, our soils will be asked to give us as much food as we have consumed in the last 500 years. They filter our water. They are one of our most cost-effective reservoirs for sequestering carbon. They are our foundation for biodiversity. And they […]

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Beginner’s Guide To Growing Vegetables For Profit…

In this video I’m going to show you how to start a farm from scratch in 7 steps. In fact, this step-by-step tutorial is the exact same approach we used to start organic farming on our small farm, that allowed us to farm full time in our first year and makes us a comfortable living […]

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See The Results Of Seven Years Of “No Dig” Gardening…

In this video watch as Charles Dowding gives you a tour of his 2019 winter garden which will show you the results of 7 years of using the “no dig” gardening method. In it he shows you first the simplicity of his approach, which is spreading organic matter on the surface, and that’s it! All […]

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These Environmentally Friendly 3D Printed Houses Are Made From Hemp…

With 3D-printing tech, hemp is going to become even more of a realistic alternative to traditional materials… More architects and builders are turning to hemp as a sustainable material to use when building homes, and with 3D-printing technology, hemp is going to become even more of a realistic alternative to traditional materials, which are not […]

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Retired Couple Living Off-Grid Share Their 8-Year Experience…

In this video we’re meeting Art & Mary, a retired couple who set out to build an energy efficient and allergen-free home, and ended up living fully off the grid. They have a massive solar power system for the majority of their electrical needs, they process all their own firewood, grow and forage a lot […]

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