Self sufficiency is important to many people who choose to provide for themselves. This extends to many areas of their lives, including sustenance, electricity and a whole host of other basic tools needed to survive. However, many people who keep a self sufficient home pick and choose which areas of their lives will be as [...]
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Self sufficient living is becoming one of the cornerstones of the green movement all over the world. Being self sufficient means that you can provide all of the things you need to live a fully realized life off the grid. You can provide your own food, shelter, clothing and all of the necessary accoutrements that [...]
A situation in China highlights the need for self sufficiency in food supplies.
One team of students in Hawaii made a prototype of a fully self sufficient house.
One of the primary means of sustenance all over the world is farming, which has continued to be a boon for many, even as large corporate operations have taken over the manufacturing and processing of many foods that used to be grown and/or produced at local farms. In a lot of cases, many homes used [...]
Tied in with growing and maintaining your own garden of vegetables and grain, you can raise your own eggs through keeping chickens in your yard. Raising chickens for eggs always requires a coop and not only for protecting them from predators and the weather. A chicken coop is designed as a place for the birds [...]
Over the past few years, going green has become a lifestyle – one more achievable than ten years ago but a lifestyle nevertheless. From purchasing organic foods and clothing to using energy-efficient light bulbs and Energy Star appliances, going green – or simply being environmentally-friendly – has become more pervasive. Go into any food store [...]