On the last weekend of March we finally got to visit Malin Hermitage run by Philippe & Adriana. We went for a first of a series of educational & social weekends organized by EcoRuralis that will be taking place there. I gladly accepted an invitation to come and teach Yoga there. We wanted to see […]
A series of 5 videos shedding blinding bright light on the relationship between food production and oil. Every unit of energy consumed in inustrialized food takes 10 units of mostly fossil fuel energy to create. The implications of fossil fuel depletion are reaching. Bottom line: Stop plowing fields. Less meat consumption Permaculture – agriculture by […]
Though not an appealing website(clunky UI) has a lot of really well-grounded and useful information I believe can be very useful especially to do-it-yourselfers.
Seems like a sister website to Stoves Online, which specifically explains how boiler stoves work and can be incorporated into a smart and efficient heating system.
A great resource for learning about the different elements that make up a heating system with a very rich offering of solutions if you happen to live in the UK.
Animated plans and an accompanying video on how to build a simple humanure toilet!
I first came across Rocket Stoves a couple of weeks ago at Paul Wheatons friendly website. I still do not grasp completely how they work but I am learning a lot (and asking a lot of questions) … in other words educating myself 🙂 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2bsUd5zLcLw Gasification Gasification is a word we’ve encountered many times in […]
This seems like “the” classic text on composting human manure. We are deeply engaged in choosing a manure lifestyle which is how we came across it.
On Feb 23rd Andreea and I went to see some hemp. Two people sent us to Carei in the northern area of Satu-Mare where once (until ~3 years ago) there operated the last decortication (the process in which hemp fibers are separated from the wooden core which we need for construction) in Romania. It was […]
I’ve still not found peace regarding a work-bench. Though at first I’ll be busy more with wood-framing then wood-working – building a kitchen and a bed are also on my mind. So I am still hunting around for information and ideas on work-benches – and it is these findings that I want to share in […]