BuzzFeed put up this great article last week about re-purposing old jars to start an indoor herb garden. Be sure to visit their site and watch the embedded video below. Purchase some Kitchen Herbs to get started on your own … Read More »
Researchers have confirmed that microgreens contain up to 40 times higher levels of vital nutrients than their mature counterparts. These tiny seedlings harvested and eaten when they are just a few inches tall are a real superfood packed with antioxidants and other health-promoting nutrients.
Everyone knows that being prepared requires having your own food source, both fresh and stored. Growing a nutritious garden in a very small space is an art and a science that every prepper should know how to do. Follow these simple steps and you will have abundant food for your entire family from less than 10 square feet. Imagine a garden that takes up very little space, but grows five times more food per square inch than a traditional garden. Imagine producing 100% organic, 100% Non-GMO food for your family in an extremely small space.
Then God said, “Behold, I have given you every herb bearing seed, which is upon the face of all the earth, and every tree, in the which is the fruit of a tree yielding seed; to you it shall be … Read More »
The original companion planting of the Native Americans. Corn, beans and squash planted together are called the three sisters. These three crops were some of the first domesticated by the early natives. Iroquois legend says that these three inseparable sisters … Read More »
Guest Blog from: LIA LEENDERTZ at Fix.com Drying Chilies One great way to preserve chili peppers is to dry them out. Drying works best with waxier peppers, and they will stay for years. You can also pickle your peppers, make jellies, and … Read More »
Guest Blog from: LIA LEENDERTZ at Fix.com The Five Chili Species Domestic chilies are cultivars originating from 5 species Capsicum annuum (e.g. Jalapeno, Chipotle, Cayenne) Capsicum frutescens (e.g. Tabasco, Thai) Capsicum chinense (e.g. Habanero, Ghost Peppers, Carolina Reaper) Capsicum pubescens (e.g. Rocoto) … Read More »
Guest Blog from: LIA LEENDERTZ at Fix.com Growing Chilies Chilies are not the easiest plants to grow, but if you can master their cultivation you will have grown a crop that is packed full of flavor and that will improve a wide … Read More »
Guest Blog from: LIA LEENDERTZ at Fix.com Chilies make a beautiful and satisfying crop. The colors are stunning: reds, purples, yellows and oranges, and there is a chili to suit every taste, from the delicate and fruity to the heart-stoppingly fiery. You … Read More »
On May 13, 2015 Senate negotiators reached a deal to move forward on so-called “Fast Track” legislation – a bill that would allow the President to send secretly negotiated, industry authored trade deals like the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) to Congress for an up or down vote, no amendments allowed. Multinational corporations stand to gain enormous benefits from TPP, which would likely give them incredible power, including the right to sue local governments in international tribunals for democratically-enacted laws, like GMO labeling, that they claim hurt their profits.