How To Build A Walipini Greenhouse

We use cellars because they maintain a more constant temperature than structures that are built above-ground. We use greenhouses to extend the growing season because they hold in heat. Well what if you combined a greenhouse and a cellar? You’d have a greenhouse that would allow you to grow plants year-round. [...]

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Waste Not, Want Not : Food Preservation and Preparation

How many times have you scraped food off your plate and thought to yourself, "Man, do we waste so much food," or  money down the drain so to speak?  How much food have you [...]

4 Easy Medicinal Plants you can grow

As preppers we should seek to become more self-reliant. Producing/growing your own medicine is another way to do that. I have four medicinal plants anyone can grow: Aloe Vera, [...]

Six Scenarios in Which You Will Need Food Storage

If you've ever thought about people who have emergency food storage, the chances are that you picture paranoid people with emergency bomb shelters and bunkers full of food and [...]

Turn your empty beer bottles into reusable glassware using string and lighter fluid

Obviously, your beer bottle glass will have previously contained better beer than this.Business Insider may think that canned beer is better than glass-bottled beer. And we [...]

Climate change is making your apples taste different

How do you like them apples? Because they aren’t the same apples you were eating 40 years ago (good thing too, because GROSS). A new study in waiting-room favorite [...]

Is extremism in defense of GM food a vice?

When a study came out in 2012 associating gruesomely lumpy rats with genetically modified food, critics trashed it so thoroughly that a group of researchers and advocates [...]

U.S. government paid $17 billion for weather-withered crops last year

Desiccated corn and sun-scorched soybeans have been in high supply lately — and we’re paying through the nose for them. The federal government forked out a [...]

How Oprah’s Growing Healthier — And You Can Too

After more than 20 years of friendship, Oprah and her favorite health expert, Bob Greene, are taking their love of nourishing foods back to its roots -- by rolling up their [...]

StarLink resurfaces: GM corn banned decade ago found in Saudi Arabia

AFP Photo / Paul J. Richards The Saudi Arabian food chain has been widely contaminated with GM ingredients, according to a new study. The findings include controversial [...]

Air pollution cause of 200,000 premature US deaths – study

Smoke is released into the sky at the ConocoPhillips oil refinery in San Pedro, California (Reuters/Bret Hartman) Air pollution in major US cities is the largest [...]

Top Fruits and Veggies to Buy Organic

The Environmental Working Group, a nonprofit environmental research organization based in Washington, DC, reports that you can lower your pesticide exposure by almost 90 [...]

How to Create Your Own Personal Survival Seed Bank

You have probably heard of seed saving, where you save a plant’s seeds or tubers at the end of a growing season to serve as the seed source for the following year. This is [...]