If you have spent any time at all researching off-the-grid houses and energy-efficient homes, you probably have run across the mention of a cob house. A cob house is not made from corn cobs, as I first assumed when I heard the term, but rather uses a mixture of sand, straw, and clay similar to an … [Read more...] about What are Cob Houses? Are They Easy to Make?
Solar chargers are basically mini-solar panels that charge individual electronic devices and rechargeable batteries. These nifty little devices help charge everyday electronics items without draining your home’s power, and your pocketbook. Most solar-powered chargers are not as effective at … [Read more...] about Solar Chargers: Are They Worth The Money?
Hunting for mushrooms can be a fun hobby as well as a rewarding experience - hundreds of edible mushrooms are tasty and safe to eat - but beware! Finding wild mushrooms is not difficult, but it can be challenging to determine which mushrooms are safe to eat. Poisonous mushrooms can often look … [Read more...] about Can I Eat That? Foraging & Identifying Poisonous Mushrooms