Wednesday, April 25, 2012

Are CFLs the way to go?

If you read the box that the bulb is packed in, it makes so much sense. But have you ever noticed that you have to change a CFL bulb every year or so? Why doesn't it last ten years???

In case you missed it. hugelkultur is making a move

Paul has a great description of it here:

How can you keep warm?

Rocket Mass heaters are the bomb, and Wheaton, once again, rocks the world with it.

It is probably the most efficient heating system ever devised by man that doesn't involve a down sleeping bag.

How to go Cast Iron

There is a move to get back to those nice cast iron skillets.

No more chicken coops

So, why do we coop chickens?  I don't know why?

But Paul Wheaton suggests something different...

Sunday, April 22, 2012

The world is just crazy sometimes

What do you do the world has gone mad. It seems that the public enemy number 1 is the small organic food producer. It appears that the USDA has made it their job to shutdown any operation that isn't multi million dollars in size.

There is a movie that just came out called farmageddon. which chronicles the battle being waged.

see the trailer here Farmageddin Movie Trailer.

I suggest that  we all support the guys fighting the battle in the courts pro-bono

Found a great blog posting from a homesteading family that does lots of cool stuff.

They have a good bug spray recipe there..

Thursday, April 5, 2012

If you are unfamiliar with aquaponics, it is probably the fastest way to grow anything...