Earth Day Special: Vandana Shiva and Maude Barlow on the Rights of Mother Earth.
This embedded video is from Democracy Now! with Amy Goodman.
Part 1 is here.
So just as we were crossing our fingers for no more chooks becoming dog, cat or goanna lunches, I was up at the house when I heard a short chook alarm sound. Continue reading
We had a whole glorious year of free-ranging our chooks before the predators found them. Continue reading
Reprinted from Organic Gardener: May/June 2010
Despite its reputation for being a relatively innocuous herbicide, recent research indicates that glyphosate may pose long-term dangers. Continue reading
The last couple of days have been quite hot indeed. Work in the garden has progressed slowly and mostly in the shade. As we weed and water the little seedlings our thoughts turn to our much-discussed watering system fantasy. Complete with timer. Continue reading
Being self-sufficient in water and energy is really just a matter of infrastructure (enough tanks/batteries/wood stoves etc) and learning how to use it. Being self-sufficient in food is another matter altogether. Continue reading