Category: Home And Garden

Shareable’s 15 Ways to Thrive in a New Economy

By Heather Callaghan Shareable.net, where have you been all of my life? I clicked all over you recently. Shareable is a non-profit news hub for people to share ideas and real how-to information for transformation amid a crisis-ridden world. Read: grassroots economics. A fallen economy doesn’t frighten them and you won’t find arm-chair rants on…

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Living Inside An Organic Shelter

by Jeffrey Green In the video below, builder and innovator Bob Cinque takes us to his small voluntary community and inside his own organic shelter. At the heart of his “Yurtle” is the “Innovative Hearthmaster Stove” which is of paramount importance living off the grid in Washington state. Bob describes the Hearthmaster as follows: Once…

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5 New Solutions For Growing Healthy Produce Indoors

by Jeffrey Green An increasing number of people are moving into urban environments and away from traditional agriculture. As a consequence, those who have a mind for self-sufficiency can find themselves falling short. Storable foods are of course an important part of every emergency prepper’s pantry, but storable foods are not a sound long-term solution…

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Where to Find Local Food, Family Farms, Markets, & Co-ops

By Heather Callaghan As demand for local and raw goods continue to rise, more people are asking – where do I find local organic? Where do I find raw milk and join a herd share? Where are the farmers markets, co-ops and stands? [Listen In! Activist Post writer, Brandon Turbeville, interviews Heather Callaghan on the list…

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Breakthrough Leads to More Efficient Fuel from Biomass

Biomass fuel refining breakthrough leads to potential to displace 30% or more of total US petroleum production. A fungus and E. coli bacteria have joined forces to turn tough, waste plant material into isobutanol, a biofuel that matches gasoline’s properties better than ethanol. University of Michigan research team members said the principle also could be…

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