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Update

This week we moved our campsite from our neighbors’ land to our own. We didn’t have easy access to our land so last week we cleared a path and an acre. Last night was our first time sleeping on the land. I’ve been busy with building projects and propagating plants. I’ve been looking for goats […]

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Purple Tree Collards

Today I received 15 cuttings of purple tree collards. I grew them for years in the northwest but this will be my first time growing them in the southeast. They appeared a bit stressed from the shipping but this is one of the most resilient plants I’ve ever grown. I’m looking forward to getting them […]

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Humanure

We began building our humanure producing hammam. Using timber framing methods to construct the foundation, this 32-square foot off-grid outhouse is being designed to collect human waste for composting into humanure.

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Catching Rain

Although we share a large pond with our neighbors the water is not yet potable. Our original plan was to filter pond water through our Berkey and store it as potable water. However the filtered water did not meet the criteria for making wudu so we improvised a rainwater catchment system as a temporary solution […]

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