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Steve Jobs called The Whole Earth Catalog "one of the bibles of my generation". He went on to explain in his Stanford commencement speech in 2005, "It was sort of like Google in paperback form, 35 years before Google came along: it was idealistic, and ove
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As urban homesteader Charlyn Ellis explains in the video, she grows a variety of fruits and vegetables on her property and tries to stay within a 100 mile radius of her home to meet her family’s year-round food needs.
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Karl Hammer of Vermont Compost has been feeding hundreds, sometimes thousands of chickens without grain for 20 years. His magic? Compost. But, do the chickens still lay? 300 a day! Oh, and he’s got unique donkeys that deliver the eggs and other good
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At 80 years old, Lloyd Kahn is an icon of alternative housing. In the seventies he was a poster child of the geodesic dome (he published Domebook One and Two and he and his dome home were featured in Life magazine). He got his start in publishing when Ste
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A four-square-metre box with a screen and computer. This is what Japanese cyber-cafes offer, around the clock.Most customers just spend an hour or two here. But there are thousands who spend their lives in them.
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Neversink Farm in NY grosses $350,000 on farming 1.5 acres (area in production).
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Erik Knutzen and Kelly Coyne have been farming their yard in Los Angeles for over a decade. In addition to a mini orchard and extensive veggie garden, they have all the instruments of an urban homestead: chickens, bees, rainwater capture, DIY greywater, s
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Master grazier Greg Judy explains how to lease land for cattle, how to move the cows everyday to improve productivity. .
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If you don't have a lot of time available to weed, water and maintain your vegetable garden, then efficient gardening techniques such as Square Foot Gardening could be the answer. With simple and well-defined instructions, Square Foot Gardening is a great
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Peter from TreeEater Farm & Nursery (http://treeeaternursery.com/) in BC shares the challenges and lessons learned from his experience earning a living off the land for 13 years with his partner Magdalene.Peter moved to a piece of land in British Columbia
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Paul Chambers had began building a home out of two shipping containers as a project, but when his wife got tired of suburbia and put their four-bedroom home on the market, his project became the couple’s full-time home (Paul’s ebook: www.build
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Hélène Dubé and her partner Alain Neveu from Es-Cargo (http://www.es-cargo.qc.ca/) have lived off-grid in Quebec, Canada for 11 years in a self-built earthship style home made of recycled tires filled with earth and large south-facing
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At age 65 I had some big dreams of a new life, and I did something about it.