Green Deane and EatTheWeeds.com

Here’s a useful plant resource that gardeners and foragers need to bookmark. I’ve used Green Deane’s website EattheWeeds.com for a the last couple years.  He’s built an expansive database of edible plants common throughout the United States.   EatTheWeeds.com is the first site I check when identifying edible plants in the forest near our house.  Green…

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Dervaes Family – Urban Homesteading

Devaes Urban Homesteading

Since the mid 80’s the Dervaes family has transformed their small city lot into the sustainable and self-sufficient Urban Homestead project.  On just 1/10 of an acre they supply enough vegetables for themselves as well as a local produce business.  They’ve really set the standard on what possible in an urban…

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Aquaponic Food Production Manual – DIY

Interested in getting started with Aquaponics? This is the official aquaponic food production manual released by the United Nations FAO.  It’s an amazing resource to save or print out.  All of the concerns with starting and maintaining an aquaponics system are covered in this manual.  It’s filled with relevant scientific…

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Encyclopedia Of Life

Tree Frog

I recently discovered an amazing internet resource.   The “Encyclopedia of Life” at EOL.org has a huge compiled database of nearly every living thing. Our knowledge of the many life-forms on Earth – of animals, plants, fungi, protists and bacteria – is scattered around the world in books, journals, databases, websites, specimen…

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