Herbs Are Our Best Buddies-An edit of Cleaning Herbs

The herbs and essential oils that you’ll find most useful for various household tasks include those that inhibit the growth of microorganisms, such as bacteria and fungi, and those that repel or kill insects. To learn more about essential oils, the concentrated, fragrant plant extracts that retain the plant’s useful … Continue reading

Why I Brew My Own Kombucha (Fermented Tea)

Fermented tea known as kombucha has been rapidly growing in popularity among health food lovers.  But it’s actually been around for thousands of years.  It originated in China in the third century B.C.  Then it made its way to Russia, India, and Japan where it became a staple among Samurai … Continue reading

Rabbit Renaissance Homesteading Rabbit Workshop-Saturday September 27th, 2014 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Tentatively Scheduled for Saturday September 27th, 2014 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. What: Participate in most phases of rabbit ranching in your backyard, including feeding, housing, growing, skinning, and butchering rabbits for food and fur. Financial requirements: $50 nonrefundable deposit per participant/family payable by check/cash to Darlene Nixon by September … Continue reading

Permaculture in the Suburbs: What does it look like?

Initially, I’d like to say that as a child, I never was able to filter out the siren call of the Natural World.  Organic is a word that has been co-opted into the lexicon as something that has not had chemicals sprayed on it.  When I use the word it … Continue reading

9 Signs You Have A Leaky Gut

The gut is the gateway to health. If your gut is healthy, chances are that you’re in good health. However, there’s a condition called leaky gut that can lead to a host of health problems. What is a leaky gut? The gut is naturally permeable to very small molecules in … Continue reading

Duck Eggs-The New (Traditional) Health Food!

Duck eggs vs Chicken eggs Duck Eggs are an Alkaline producing food, one of the few foods that leave your body more alkaline which is a great benefit to cancer patients as cancer cells do not thrive in an alkaline environment. Chicken eggs are an acid food leaving your body … Continue reading