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Getting into Juicing

So, I’ve been working at this new healthy diet. I suppose diet isn’t necessarily the right word, as it’s been an effort to get rid of the last of the processed sugars, bleached flours, and other processed nastiness off our … Continue reading

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Toilet Paper Tube Cord Minders

The cacophony of cords that I carry on a regular basis drives me completely batty! Under normal circumstances there’s a phone charger, earphones, usb cable, etc. When I go into my photography bags it gets even worse! And that’s just … Continue reading

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Preparing to move homesteads

So, it seems strange to me. We’ve been planning to uproot the family from Phoenix and move to the Seattle area for two years now. All the research has been done, the locations scouted, jobs lined up, and every other … Continue reading

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Building a Permaculture Landscape – Episode 4

In this video series we take you through the process of setting up a complete permaculture landscape from scratch. In this episode we complete the paver bed, build the gazebo, lay sod and edging, complete the green wall planting bed … Continue reading

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Dehydrating Asparagus

After my wife made up the batch of pickled asparagus the other day we had this whole bin of leftover asparagus stems. Now I’m a big fan of asparagus and I didn’t want it to go to waste! Here you … Continue reading

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Building a Permaculture Landscape – Episode 3

In this video series we take you through the process of setting up a complete permaculture landscape from scratch. In this episode we prepare the paver bed and start laying pavers, complete most of the irrigation system, set the posts … Continue reading

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Permaculture landscape project: Episode 2

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New Permaculture Landscape project

I have been asked to design and help build a permaculture landscape here in Phoenix. We’ve opted to create a video series on the project. The goal is to establish a back yard landscape that will eventually provide or give … Continue reading

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How to plant Bare Root Trees

We’ve been building up our orchard annually. We do this by planting inexpensive bare root fruit trees. In the following video I’ll show you how to do it!

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January 14th on the Farm

The previous night I’d opted to not set my alarm and instead rise with the sun. I didn’t account for the fact that it’s mid-winter in the Pacific Northwest, so there wasn’t enough light to wake me up until 8am. … Continue reading

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