Best Chicken Coop Plans & 12 DIY Ideas

I was pleasantly surprised when searching for the best chicken coop plans – there’s so many awesome options. If you’re thinking about raising yourself some chickens (for eggs, meat or both) then you’re going to need a chicken coop. And…

Mini Farming Is Self-Sufficiency on 1/4 Acre

Have you heard of Mini Farming? Would you like to find another $10,000 a year in your bank account? Would you like it to get there in an ethical and environmentally sustainable fashion? Well, Brett Markham argues that if you…

Best Composting Toilets For 2022: Making Waste Useful

A composting toilet has, traditionally speaking, been a sensible alternative to ordinary toilets in places where plumbing is hard to come by – such as on campsites or houses that lay a long way off the grid. But there’s no…

The Backyard Homestead Is A Classic Guide To Success

There was a time when homesteading was the default way of life in America. Sadly, to many now it’s a lost art and that means it can be much harder to live a sustainable lifestyle than you might think. Fortunately,…

A Guide to Building Natural Swimming Pools

It’s not always easy to have fun and stay green but if you’ve been thinking about installing a swimming pool at home, we’d encourage you to read A Guide to Building Natural Swimming Pools by Michael Littlewood before you do.…