Rediscovering small scale farming in Switzerland (One week on a bike to visit 6 sustainable farms)

Visit of 6 small scale farms in Switzerland during a one week bike tour for the European Sustainable Development week 2018. I was invited by the TheFairTraveller team to join them on a “Swiss fair crawl”. We cycled for a week between farms in order to document their sustainable practices. Farms in Switzerland are still… Continue reading Rediscovering small scale farming in Switzerland (One week on a bike to visit 6 sustainable farms)

Rediscovering small scale farming in Switzerland (One week on a bike to visit 6 sustainable farms)

Visit of 6 small scale farms in Switzerland during a one week bike tour for the European Sustainable Development week 2018. I was invited by the TheFairTraveller team to join them on a “Swiss fair crawl”. We cycled for a week between farms in order to document their sustainable practices. Farms in Switzerland are still… Continue reading Rediscovering small scale farming in Switzerland (One week on a bike to visit 6 sustainable farms)

Rediscovering small scale farming in Switzerland (One week on a bike to visit 6 sustainable farms)

Visit of 6 small scale farms in Switzerland during a one week bike tour for the European Sustainable Development week 2018. I was invited by the TheFairTraveller team to join them on a “Swiss fair crawl”. We cycled for a week between farms in order to document their sustainable practices. Farms in Switzerland are still… Continue reading Rediscovering small scale farming in Switzerland (One week on a bike to visit 6 sustainable farms)

Learn the Benefits of Gardening in Raised Beds

Raised beds offer a simple and effective way to create a healthy and productive garden by manipulating the growing environment for the better. And the best part is, no matter how bad the ground you’re starting with, ideal planting conditions can be created for soil structure and drainage; essential keys to success. To learn theTop… Continue reading Learn the Benefits of Gardening in Raised Beds

Sustainable Gardening Ideas // The Gardenettes

Did you know there are a bunch of ways you can make your garden more sustainable? A sustainable garden features recycling, composting, upcycling, wise water use, mulching and thinking about waste. So is your garden a sustainable garden? Here are some ideas! 💋 Gardenette Chloe Liked this video? Please give it a thumbs up and… Continue reading Sustainable Gardening Ideas // The Gardenettes

Off Grid Solar Power – My 600W Solar Power System

Off Grid Solar Power – My 600W Solar Power System I’ll be disconnecting from the grid by Christmas 2015. This is my interim solar power system that I’ll use to power my home until I get get a larger system built. This system easily powers the essential appliances in my house: my fridge, my computer… Continue reading Off Grid Solar Power – My 600W Solar Power System

GoSun Portable Solar Stove

This portable solar stove could revolutionize cooking around the world. A vast majority of Americans today cook with gas or electric stoves, both of which ultimately burn fossil fuels in most scenarios. But the GoSun is a solar stove that cooks without fuel. Instead, it converts sunlight into heat. You can roast juicy vegetables, bake… Continue reading GoSun Portable Solar Stove

Future Homes: Self sufficient living in off-the-grid Tasmanian home

Sustainable homes and off-the-grid living is on the rise, and with rising energy costs it’s easy to see why people are unplugging from mains power, disconnecting town water and becoming self-sufficient. Put simply, off-the-grid living refers to homes that are sustained autonomously without a reliance on municipal resources — such as electricity, water and gas.… Continue reading Future Homes: Self sufficient living in off-the-grid Tasmanian home

How to Turn Your Yard into a Garden | Grow Food Not Lawns

This video is a demonstration of how to turn your yard into a garden. Gardening Guide for Beginners: Rob Greenfield’s Guide to Gardening for Beginners in Orlando, Florida: Thank you to Live Like Ally Foundation for their partnership in making this video. To learn more about Like Like Ally Foundation visit: “Like” Live Like Ally… Continue reading How to Turn Your Yard into a Garden | Grow Food Not Lawns

Rediscovering small scale farming in Switzerland (One week on a bike to visit 6 sustainable farms)

Visit of 6 small scale farms in Switzerland during a one week bike tour for the European Sustainable Development week 2018. I was invited by the TheFairTraveller team to join them on a “Swiss fair crawl”. We cycled for a week between farms in order to document their sustainable practices. Farms in Switzerland are still… Continue reading Rediscovering small scale farming in Switzerland (One week on a bike to visit 6 sustainable farms)

The Futuristic Farms That Will Feed the World | Freethink | Future of Food

How efficient farming in the Netherlands is producing 20 times more food with 1/4 the water and the most sustainable agriculture systems in the world. It’s the first episode of Freethink’s The Future of Food. Subscribe: Amidst climate change, a growing population, and people consuming more of less sustainable food, how will we feed our… Continue reading The Futuristic Farms That Will Feed the World | Freethink | Future of Food

Living sustainably and cultivating almost everything you need on a suburban block

Hannah visits a family who are living their dream, using their land and their daily life to cultivate almost everything they need. Meg and Patrick have been working on the plot for 10 years, and when they started, there was only one mature oak tree on the compacted, denuded, gently sloping block. They bought a… Continue reading Living sustainably and cultivating almost everything you need on a suburban block

Sustainable Practices for Residential Landscapes

The City is trying to help Piedmonters increase their resiliency to various effects of climate change, such as drought, heavy rains, and wildfire. On February 27th, from 5:30 PM to 8:00 PM, the City is holding an informational event at Community Hall, Sustainable Practices for Residential Landscapes, to inform residents about practices to increase resiliency… Continue reading Sustainable Practices for Residential Landscapes

How We Began To Heal Our Farm Through Sustainable Agriculture | Sustainable Living

Rich interviews Johannes Meier who manages the farm at the Danthonia Bruderhof about the amazing work they’ve done to restore the Danthonia property after it had been ravaged by decades of intensive conventional agricultural methods. Johannes also speaks to the challenges climate change presents to them and where part of the answer might lie. Danthonia… Continue reading How We Began To Heal Our Farm Through Sustainable Agriculture | Sustainable Living