Had I any idea of the pivotal role she would play in my life, I would have given my lead ewe a better name. Boadicea, for instance. Or maybe Elizabeth. Or even Frances Darlene after my difficult and undeniably contrary mother. But at the time I saved her from the usual fate of 5 year-olds on most sh
Description A vegan cookbook packed with wholesome recipes, veganic growing, forest gardening and eco-friendly living. How we eat is such a fundamental part of what we are; yet in our present timepoor culture of pre-packed fast foods, food can become an expensive symptom of alienation and disempowerment.
Timber is removed from an oak woodland the traditional way using a horse.
Starting with sheep videos, including sheep care and Lambing. I will be uploading a Video every week. I hope it helps you not make the same mistakes as I did when I started back in 2007. My journey has been a great one with highs and lows.
The use of animals in permaculture design is a fundamental aspect which provides diversification of
Dog waste should be recycled and used, not dumped in a septic tank, trash bin, or composted using chemicals.
21 things you should know or wish you had known before starting a goat farm. Covering everything from kids to climbing to personality and more.
In any natural, stable and thriving ecosystem such as a forest or woodland, there is a diversity of trees, plants and animals. Without animals to process fruits and grass turning them into manure for the insects and other microbiology in the soil to break down, I am not sure how our forests would look.
SOIL PREPARATION is the foundation of any successful garden. Too often, the eagerness to get our seeds in the ground, to watch those first sprouts reach up towards the sky – soaking in the sun’s rays – exclaiming victory to the gardener in our quest to create new life, sustenance and nutrition for our family causes us to neglect the most basic (and often the most labor intensive) component of the process – dirt. Some years ago, I was in wine country in Rutherford, California on a tour of an organic vineyard. As friends of the owner, our group was invited on a personal tour through the vegetable garden and then out into the vineyard. While at the edge of the property, the proud vintner grabbed a shovel that had been left resting on a fence line and handed it to