Monthly Archives: August 2012

Solar Dehydration

Fall is upon us and thus, harvest time.  Apples, plums, kale, and tomatoes abound.  In our quest for sustainability, there has been a lot of interest in food dehydrators that are solar-powered.  Solar dehydrators can come in many designs.  Below is … Continue reading

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Amazing Sunchokes

It is hard not to be awestruck by this plant, which is at once beautiful and generous in its supply of edible tubers.  In fact, I think Sunchokes (aka Jerusalem Artichokes) are one of the best homesteader crops, especially for … Continue reading

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How to Keep Deer from Eating Your Stuff

I  have a lot of things to say about keeping deer out of yards and away from tasty flowers and trees.  At the same time, there is ONE thing that really gets things done …. but I won’t talk about … Continue reading

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