DIY Hydroponic Gardens

DIY Hydroponic Gardens

An outdoor garden isn’t an option for everyone. Setting up an indoor hydroponic gardening system allows for you to grow your own vegetables, berries and herbs year-round. Read more

Green Your Caffeine With Yerba Mate

Green Your Caffeine With Yerba Mate

Yerba mate consists of the leaves and small stems of a type of holly that grows in Argentina and surrounding countries. The proper name is ilex paraguariensis, and it is the traditional drink of the Guarani Indians Read more

Biomimicry: How It Can Save the World

Biomimicry: How It Can Save the World

Biomimicry is the process of replicating or reproducing organic cells or structures. This process is actually more common than you might think. Biomimicry simply means copying something from nature. Sometimes we are able to take a look at something that occurs in nature and “reuse” or “repurpose” certain characteristics of these animals or plants in… Read more

Permaculture and Self-sufficiency

Permaculture and Self-sufficiency

Permaculture farming and social systems are rapidly growing in global popularity. Many people around the globe are becoming enlightened to the long-term benefits of self-sufficiency through cultivating their own nature based ecosystems, growing their own crops and keeping/breeding their own animals, whether it be on a sizable plot of land or humble balcony. Read more

How To Tackle Little “Picky Eaters”

How To Tackle Little “Picky Eaters”

We want our kids to eat healthy, but if your kid’s picky, you might be happy just to see them eat anything at all. Figuring out how to get kids all the vitamins and nutrition can be a daunting, sanity-depleting job. But it’s a whole lot easier if we follow some basic advice… Read more

The Farms of the Future

The Farms of the Future

The population of the planet will be around nine billion by the year 2050, and there are already concerns about how to keep everyone fed and happy when this happens. Our farms have worked pretty well for us in their current forms, but they’ll need to change and become way more efficient if we’re to… Read more