What is Green Woodworking?

Green woodworking is not a clever name for “environmentally friendly woodwork”.  Instead, it refers to an ancient practice of woodworking which just so happens to be more eco-friendly than many modern practices.  This is what you need to know.  What…

Guide To Wild Mushrooms

There are thousands of wild mushroom species in America but you can’t eat them all. Sadly, many mushroom species are too fibrous to chew easily or too small to be worth foraging for.  However, this still leaves hundreds of potentially…

Pros & Cons of Reclaimed Wood

There’s a lot of upside to using reclaimed wood. It’s eco-friendly and it’s usually beautiful. But there are also some things you need to consider before opting for reclaimed wood. So, let’s take a look at the pros and cons…

Our 10 Favorite Homesteading Blogs

There’s a new craze sweeping the nation and it’s awesome.  Yes, it’s homesteading and that’s why we’ve put together a list of our favorite homesteading blogs.  Whether you’re homesteading in the suburbs, in the city, or in your backyard, there’s…

5 Best States for Homesteading In The USA

There’s a burgeoning “back to the land” movement in the USA but it’s not always easy to be a homesteader. We put together our list of the top states for homesteading because while you can run a homestead in your…

Basic Guide to Foraging 101

Foraging is an awesome way to cut down on your food bill and to enjoy a more varied diet. But please, before you go – please read our guide to foraging, it’s vital to know what you’re doing. After all…