Agriculture and Autism: A Perfect Match

In conversations about sustainability, I often end up saying that the kind of projects I get most excited about are those that not only help the planet but help people at the same time. These could be businesses or organizations that combine local food with fighting hunger or rainforest conservation with empowering women, but one…

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Using Sustainable Choices to Reign in Debt

Creating a sustainable lifestyle can be the key to financial freedom for many people. Take a look at your household’s current monthly budget. How many of your monthly expenses could be reduced by making consciously sustainable choices or embarking on your own homesteading adventure? Let’s examine 5 key ways to reduce your expenses with thoughtful, eco-conscious methods.

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Masanobu Fukuoka – A simple farmer still ahead of his time.

In June of 1992, I embarked on a mission to meet the acclaimed Masanobu Fukuoka at his home in Japan. As I had landed in Japan for work unrelated to Mr. Fukuoka’s lifelong dedication to natural farming, I hadn’t yet established any preliminary communications or even introductions with Mr. Fukuoka prior to landing at Narita…

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Chicken Tractors Are the Next Big Things For Homesteading

One of the biggest problems people have with chicken coops is that they are always stuck in the same spaces. Chickens are often at risk of being harmed by predators in these spots. The vegetation around a traditional coop can wear out over time as well. This is where a chicken tractor can come in…

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