Buried Treasure

Buried Treasure: Preserve the Harvest in a Root Cellar

Preserve the Harvest in a Root Cellar Imagine eating homegrown cabbage, beets, potatoes, onions, carrots, apples, and other produce on a winter evening, without the use of canning or refrigeration. … [Read more]

Vertical Gardening

Vertical Gardening

Save Space by Growing Up Want to multiply the number of plants you can grow in a garden or on a patio or deck? Grow up! Vertical gardening, a technique to cultivate plants up surfaces or supports, is … [Read more]

19 Foods You Can Regrow From Scraps

19 Foods You Can Regrow From Scraps

Want to take your commitment to local foods to the next level? Look no further than your own trashcan or compost bin. While many people think of food scraps—such as carrot tops, onion bottoms, and the … [Read more]

The Growing Global Water Footprint

The Growing Global Water Footprint

The average American lifestyle requires about 2,000 gallons of water every day. Fresh water consumption has doubled since World War II and is expected to rise 25% by 2030. All of this water use takes … [Read more]

From Trash to Treasure

From Trash to Treasure: The Dos and Don’ts of Successful Dumpster Diving

The Dos and Don’ts of Successful Dumpster Diving While some people spend the early morning hours asleep, partying, or getting ready for work, other people around the world pursue a slightly less c … [Read more]

Harnessing the Power of Poo

Harnessing the Power of Poo: Repurposing Waste Worldwide

Repurposing Waste Worldwide In an effort to protect our world for future generations, recycling has become more and more common on both a local and global level. In addition to paper and plastic, … [Read more]