Building a worm bin is simple, a great starter do it yourself project for a homestead, whether rural or urban. Vermicomposting requires very little work to produce rich, natural fertilizer for your gardens and process your food waste. Check out how on our D.I.Y. Friday column.
by Nicole Wines Tinctures are an easy way to make a powerful medicine from the herbs grown in your garden or those found throughout your yard or the wild. Tinctures, […]
by Nicole Wines Honeybees and other pollinators need our help. We humans have moved (forced) honeybee and pollinator species around and between continents, contaminated their food sources, and been a […]
Reuse produce containers and plastic egg cartons to start your seeds indoors.
by Nicole Wines This week’s D.I.Y. is a simple step-by-step tutorial on making your own calendula infused oil. We grow calendula in all of the Raíces EcoCulture garden plots so […]
Learn a simple method to make homemade citrus incense.
by Nicole Wines Adobo is often used in Caribbean cooking, as well as many other Latin American, Spanish and Portuguese cuisines. It is super simple to make your own adobo […]
by Nicole Wines Spring is almost here and we are excited for the planting season. This time of year, we are always busy sorting seeds, getting ready to plant, attending […]
by Nicole Wines Almost a year and a half ago, I discovered a little jewel of information that completely changed my life. About to go on a camping trip in […]
by Nicole Wines Homemade sauerkraut and other lacto-fermented foods are a great way to preserve fresh food from your garden, C.S.A. share or farmer’s market. They are rich in natural […]