Category Archives: Home Production & Storage
Glory Lennon continues her series on composting on Self Reliance Exchange with a discussion on how to make your compost pile as attractive as possible–or perhaps no more detracting than necessary. Ours are quite aesthetic right now, as I’ve mentioned … Continue reading
Joan Crain over at Self Reliance Exchange has a post on how to build up food storage by buying about $10 of supplies per week. She gives you a week-by-week breakdown. I may disagree on a few items, but on … Continue reading
More composting information from Glory Lennon on Self Reliance Exchange. This article talks about location of your pile. We, too, have found that having the pile in shade doesn’t matter much, but it does do better in sun. At our … Continue reading
Could this be the end?! Joan Crain’s Self Reliance Exchange series on long term storage seems to wrap up with a discussion of what non-food items to store. I’m a big fan of this one. Whenever the prices are low … Continue reading
Self Reliance Exchange tackles the difficult task of storing perishables with some useful ideas and approaches.
As promised, Self Reliance Exchange has begun their series on composting. This first post deals with composting misconceptions. I have had mice in our compost pile before, but then we were putting egg shells in it, so perhaps that’s what … Continue reading
Adventures in Self Reliance has an in-depth post about installing a drip watering system. I’ve often considered this, but have never gotten to it. It seems like it would make so much more sense than even our hand-watering.
Self Reliance Exchange continues their series on long term food storage with the latest installment: Comfort foods! It may seem trivial, but quite frankly when you’re in the middle of a long-term emergency where you have to rely on food … Continue reading
Self Reliance Exchange recently posted an article about how to determine the minimum and maximum levels to store of any particular item in your food supply. It’s a good article–a simple principle, but one that is easily overlooked. Let’s face … Continue reading