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The Outlook for Water Availability in Your Region

The Outlook for Water Availability in Your Region

By Robin Jacobs, Posted March 5th, 2014

Will water shortages worsen, altering daily life even in the next ten years?

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How to Prepare Your Asparagus Bed for Spring

How to Prepare Your Asparagus Bed for Spring

By Eartheasy.com, Posted March 4th, 2014

A well maintained asparagus bed may produce for 25 years!

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5 Easy Ways to Assess Your Soil for Gardening

5 Easy Ways to Assess Your Soil for Gardening

By Eartheasy.com, Posted February 19th, 2014

A productive garden begins with an understanding of the basic properties of your soil.

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Our Biggest Homesteading Mistakes

Our Biggest Homesteading Mistakes

By Greg Seaman, Posted February 12th, 2014

We thought we knew what we were doing!

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Megadroughts ahead?  Let’s all cut water use by 20%

Megadroughts ahead? Let’s all cut water use by 20%

By Eartheasy.com, Posted February 6th, 2014

We can make a difference right now with a few household adjustments — our ecosystem may hang in the balance.

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Harvesting Rainwater for Residential Water Security

Harvesting Rainwater for Residential Water Security

By Sheila Harrington, Posted February 3rd, 2014

Harvested rainwater is an excellent source of water for both potable and nonpotable uses.

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5 Tips for Tornado Preparedness

5 Tips for Tornado Preparedness

By Lee Flynn, Posted June 6th, 2013

Few natural occurrences have the ability to inspire dread in quite the same way as the tornado…

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What it’s Like Raising Children Off-Grid

What it’s Like Raising Children Off-Grid

By Greg Seaman, Eartheasy.com, Posted September 27th, 2012

We wanted to raise “free-range children”, and learned how much active parenting was required…

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Our Top 6 Chicken Raising Mistakes

Our Top 6 Chicken Raising Mistakes

By Greg Seaman, Eartheasy.com, Posted July 9th, 2012

Raising chickens is pretty simple. But we found ways to get it wrong…

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Free Land – Are you Ready to Try Homesteading?

Free Land – Are you Ready to Try Homesteading?

By Greg Seaman, Eartheasy.com, Posted October 3rd, 2011

Self-reliance is an appealing alternative in today’s economic reality…

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When Technology Fails: How to Survive the Long Emergency

When Technology Fails: How to Survive the Long Emergency

By Brianne Goodspeed, Posted February 5th, 2009

An interview with Matthew Stein, P.E., author of When Technology Fails: A Manual for Self-Reliance, Sustainability and Surviving the Long Emergency.

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Peak Phosphorus

Peak Phosphorus

By Greg Seaman, Posted January 28th, 2009

Our ability to provide enough food to feed the human population is dependent on the availability of phosphorus.

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