We have a whole series of articles about the best places to live with few or no building codes in the US. The other day I came across a video about oil shale fracking called Shale Cowboys. Then I remembered that the current Administration is pushing for US energy independence using oil shale and coal deposits. These areas would be among some of the worst places to establish a sustainable homestead in my opinion. Once the water table is polluted then the area is basically uninhabitable for the foreseeable future.
Best Forest Garden Method: Quick, Cheap, Easy, Profitable
Long-time readers know how I’ve poured four years of hard work into our tropical forest garden. Here’s the link to how our forest garden looks now. Yeah, it looks great, but I doubt if many people will sign up for that much grueling manual labor. The good news is my partner has hit upon a far easier and faster solution.
Off Grid Solar Kiln for Drying Lumber
“This particular solar kiln is the brainchild of Virginia Tech and the plans are available for free online.
Make $100,000/Year with Chicken Tractors
Whoa. This information about chicken tractors caught my attention while watching a Joel Salatin video.
How the Panya Project makes easy probiotics LACTO
Lacto is also called Rejuvelac or probiotic water. You can make this literally for pennies. These probiotics have 1,001 applications from ingesting to treating fungal feet, pets, household cleaning, cleaning tools, and washing veggies and fruit. It’s a common product among homesteaders. Perhaps the main use is to repopulate healthy gut bacteria.
Moving to Scenic Tourist Towns
We all know the US economy is not the greatest right now. Many people have lost their jobs and can’t find new ones. Many people are thinking about moving elsewhere. One possibility is moving to a popular scenic tourist town.