BOOKS, BOOKS, BOOKS!!

Why do we love books?? We can escape and learn. We can satisfy our curiosity! We can learn about what matters to us! I have read hundreds of books over the last 40 years when I started to become interested in gardening and healthy eating. I hated to read when I was a...

One of the best books I have read on a sustainable earth!

I was very excited when I read this book last summer.  It sounds like it may be too good to be true and maybe it is.  But I feel that if we could add more biochar to the earth as it explains in this book it would definitely be a step in the right direction and it may...

Alabama Beekeepers Activities and web page!

Here is an important web page to visit if you are keeping bees in Alabama or are concerned about bees and want to participate in bee keeping activities.  Comment any time on how helpful these meeting are or the web page in general.  There is a link to the events that...

Walden Effect: Homesteading and Simple Living Blog

Walden Effect: Homesteading and Simple Living Blog

One of my favorite bloggers and authors for simple homesteading is Anna Hess. She has several very short $1 books out at Amazon and she has written others as well. Her husband sells the famous chicken waterer system that I now use. I have solar power so can’t use it...

Sustainable Communities Online

Sustainable Communities Online

Sustainable.org For some information on what might be going on around the country you can go to this website and find some good stories and news articles.  It can make one feel a little more hopeful about the world if you are having a bad day!

Eartheasy

Eartheasy

I have visited some web sites on sustainable living and growing/farming and many don’t have sticking power.  But this one appears to be here for now!  It has some fun stuff to read about and they seem to be updating regularly.  Their logo above is hard to see on this...

Joel Salatin

Joel Salatin

Many of Joel Salatin’s book are very helpful. I have several of them and have not finished even one but have read at least half of almost all of them!! They are all available on Amazon. I will list a few of them here. If you have any comments on any books you have...

Gardens that matter

I found a new blog/web page today that appears to be fairly new but may be helpful over time for very new gardeners or people who are trying to get motivated to start a garden.  She has a free on-line course for composting.  I have not done the course as I just found...

All about our resource page

One of our most important pages on this website is the resource page.  It will take us a few weeks to fill it up but our goal is to provide all who come to our page some of the best resources available by state.  We will try to include farmers markets, state laws,...