Earthbag Construction Footers, Foundation, and Flooring Open Source Tutorial. This page is about the excavation and construction details of the footer, foundation, and flooring for earthbag construction domes.
It is meant to be the most complete, comprehensive, and easy to follow guide available. Once we’ve finished this tutorial and open sourced all the details for the 3-dome cluster as part of our crowdfunding campaign, we’ll do the same for the complete Earthbag Village (Pod 1) and Duplicable City Center®, and then the other 6 villages. This guide consists of the following sections: HERE ARE LINKS TO WHO WE ARE AS AN ORGANIZATION (click icons for complete pages) VISIT THESE DETAILED PAGES FOR MORE ON THE COMPLETE VILLAGE PLANS (click icons) How to Make DIY Activated Charcoal for Prepping and Survival. From filtering water to making your own gas mask or treating a poisoning, activated charcoal has many practical uses in a survival situation.
Making your own takes time, but it is ultimately more cost effective. A pound of activated charcoal costs $12-$15, while making your own is less than $1 per pound. For $20 you can put back enough activated charcoal to have on hand for barter, trade, or helping others during a survival situation. Farming While Black by Leah Penniman. James Beard Foundation Leadership Award 2019: Leah Penniman Choice Reviews, Outstanding Academic Title “An extraordinary book…part agricultural guide, part revolutionary manifesto”–VOGUE In 1920, 14 percent of all land-owning US farmers were black.
Today less than 2 percent of farms are controlled by black people—a loss of over 14 million acres and the result of discrimination and dispossession. While farm management is among the whitest of professions, farm labor is predominantly brown and exploited, and people of color disproportionately live in “food apartheid” neighborhoods and suffer from diet-related illness. Farming While Black is the first comprehensive “how to” guide for aspiring African-heritage growers to reclaim their dignity as agriculturists and for all farmers to understand the distinct, technical contributions of African-heritage people to sustainable agriculture. How To Find Land For Living Off The Grid. Sharing is caring!
Do you know how to find land for living off the grid? The perfect land for building your off grid homestead? I’ve been saving, working, and researching going off grid for the past few years. How To Butcher A Lamb. Here's how to butcher a lamb… Two weeks ago, we said goodbye to our beloved ram lamb Guido, and hello to the most delicious meat I've ever tasted.
Okay – next to our homegrown chicken and pork, of course. But this lamb stands alone. Frequently Asked Questions. Disclaimer of Liability and Warranty We specifically disclaim any warranty, either expressed or implied, concerning the information on these pages.
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Visit Our Other Websites: www.greenhomebuilding.com www.dreamgreenhomes.com www.naturalbuildingblog.com. How to Tan a Deer Hide, Naturally, in 10 Steps. So, you’ve gotten your hands on a deer skin and you want to turn it into leather.
This is an exciting moment! We’re going to walk you through how to tan a hide in 10 comprehensive steps with the wet-scrape brain tanning method. How to Make Your Own Candle Wicks. Gathering in groups as society falls apart – by Vicki Robin – Professor Jem Bendell. “Everyone wants community.
Unfortunately, it involves other people.” I used that line in lectures on frugal living when talking of the loneliness of consumerism and the benefits of sharing resources. Well Pump Troubleshooting and DIY Repair. Three common well pump repair problems If you’re comfortable replacing electrical and plumbing components, you can save at least $150 on the service call as well as money on the parts.
All the parts that can be replaced by a DIYer are located inside the house. You’ll need to call a pro for outside electrical, piping, well pump and check-valve failures. Most of the time you’ll find the parts you need for this well pump replacement at home centers. Diagnosing Pump and Well Problems. Interested in Business?
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This is the biggest event of its type in the whole United States! Survival Food. By Benjamin Raven PressleyYou’re lost, you’re hungry, in the woods, you need to survive….What do you do? First of all remember your priorities in a survival situation in this order: Shelter, Fire, Water, Food. If you don’t have water don’t eat. Your body uses a tremendous amount of water in the digestive process. You can only live four days without water but depending on your size and your health you can live 30 days or more without food.
Making Cordage in the Wilderness. When you find yourself in a dire situation in the wild, a piece of string can become a vital survival item. Making cordage from plants you can find all around you is an excellent skill to master. It will help you in the construction of almost anything you need. Making cordage from common plants is a forgotten skill. Building a biological DIY greywater system (with no reedbeds) Our criteria for building the greywater system for the tinyhouse was pretty simple: cheap, made from readily available materials, and effective. We also wanted to use the outputs to irrigate a grove of important fruit trees, as water is very precious here, especially in a dry year. How To Remove Moldy Drywall Safely. How To Remove Moldy Drywall Safely.
14 Survival Tips That May Save Your Life Someday Vol. II. Lloyd's Blog. Homemade Water Filter With Diatomaceous Earth. Goldenrod Basket-Style Quiver - PaleoPlanet. Living Without a Fridge and What You Can Learn. Pex / pep Forum at permies. How to Tan a Hide. Tanning: A Valuable Skill to Learn - Homesteading and Livestock. 40 Items to Barter in a Post-Collapse World - Backdoor Survival. Editor’s Note: This resource has been updated and revised for 2018. Primitive cooking methods. Click title or picture for full article. Primitive Cooking Methods Whether we are backpacking or in a survival situation, having a knowledge of wilderness cooking techniques is important.
How to Build a Simple Rabbit Trap. NEH 2012 Jefferson Lecture. How to Make a Solar Still - DIY. With high energy costs and a warming planet that needs cleaner fuel sources, the time has never been better to get involved with solar energy. DIY Solar Projects (Creative Publishing International, 2011) by Eric Smith contains how-to instructions for many achievable, clever projects you can make and install in order to create your own solar lifestyle. 7 cultural concepts we don't have in the U.S.
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