Build your own DIY solar dehydrator! 1 piece of plywood, 10 food grade screens plus a bunch of salvaged materials was formed into a solar dehydrator on wheels. When the summer harvest is providing, Jasper Snow Rosen and John Muirhead …
Field to Fashion is a film that captures the grassroots efforts of the small, but growing, fibre community in Ontario …
“ Left to her own devices, Mother Nature builds topsoil, she enriches it with organic material, adds the products of water and wind erosion and thus deepens the layer of topsoil and lays the foundation for grass and later for forest cover.” ~ The Good Life by Helen and Scott Nearing.
1) Eat local, organic and seasonal fruits and vegetables- know your farmer!
2) Join a CSA Farm
3) Shop at your local farmers market regularly.
4) Grow a garden. Try growing and preserving at least 25% of your own food. Growing a garden can be super easy and highly rewarding. Container gardening is an option for those who lack space.
5) Shop at local mom and pop businesses in your area instead of big box stores.
6) Get thrifty: Shop at thrift stores. There are so many amazing treasures just waiting for a good home.
If the 9 billion people of the future were to live as Australians do now, we would need about 72 billion hectares of productive land – about nine times the total on Earth. Even now, footprint analyses indicate that the world is consuming resources 1.5 times faster than we can sustain.