I just read Poo to Peaches - A composting toilet book for you while using our Lone Bobcat Woods trench toilet. I'm donating this "first-of-a-kind" book to our Nevada County library. It teaches kids and adults about composting toilets and the nutrient cycle, and was my … [More...]
On summer solstice, I started to write that we're beginning to see daylight from our bumpy re-entry back at Lone Bobcat Woods. Then we discovered that 1100 gallons of water had drained from our water tank — much of a year's supply for us here.
Daylight IS appearing now. … [More]
"My worms are my hardest working critters…along with all my other critters." Brian Kerkvliet shows the mobile chicken house area where chickens scratch, eat bugs and plant seeds, spread the compost … [More]
Chris Brown founded Growing Veterans to help returning veterans like himself break their isolation, gain job skills and support each another in their transition back into society. Their 3-acre farm … [More]
"Back in the 1930s on the Olympic peninsula, people were paying their taxes in alternative money…The banks shut them down. This is an example of the monopoly the banks have, and the level of control … [More]
"It's pretty clear by now the methane gun has been fired in the Arctic ocean, so we're headed for very abrupt warming. What does that mean in terms of how we live? I think it means we live with … [More]
"We're here to help form things. We have a food forest mimicking what the natural forest does." Ann and Gord Baird's edible gardens make use of less-than-ideal growing spaces on their rocky knoll. … [More]