Yesterday I watched a video on how to build healthy soil in desert areas such as Arizona. A lot of our readers are building earthbag houses and gardens in similar environments since land like this is often quite affordable.
Yesterday’s story was rather popular. Homesteaders need to make a living after all. Here’s another home-based small business idea. Voss Organics grows and sells produce and starter plants from their backyard greenhouse and garden.
I’ve been following Justin Rhodes on YouTube on his cross country tour of the best sustainable farms. In a recent episode he briefly shows how a thriving plot in his garden was made with just throwing food scraps to the chickens. The chickens scratched through it and turned the scraps into fertile compost. At this point you could plant seeds and starts of your choosing. Or you could do what Justin did and just wait and see what springs up naturally. In Justin’s garden they got peas, tomatoes, corn, and a bunch of squash and pumpkin all for free without tilling or planting.
“After visiting Jim’s winter market garden in Florida, it’s time to follow up and see his summer market garden in Maine. See all the tricks of this nomadic gardeners trade.”
“The Food Rising Mini-Farm Grow Box V2.0 has been announced by the Health Ranger! This is the revolutionary system that: