Archive for July 2013

One Solution for Large Earthen Building Projects

In building any large earthen dwelling, the materials for the build are typically inexpensive and plentiful. The labor to put it all together can be a different story. In the early planning phases of my earthbag project I calculated the volume of dirt required at around 200 […]

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Juicer For Life (Part 1)

A few years ago I developed a passion for juicing and since then, I am compelled to share that passion with others. I didn’t just suddenly develop an interest in juicing however. It was a journey that began with Food Inc., the documentary that hit me like […]

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Free Nitrogen for your Garden

Did you know that Starbucks (and probably any local coffee shop) gives away their used coffee grounds if you just ask? They have a policy to support local gardeners/farmers who use the coffee grounds as a natural nitrogen supplement for their soil. Best part? It’s FREE! (as […]

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Become an Earthstead Contributor

Are you working on a really cool project? Do you have a passion for sharing ideas with others? Can you communicate your ideas in ways that help others understand how to do it themselves? Does setting up a web hosting account, configuring a blog site, and building […]

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Welcome to Earthstead.org

This site is a hub for homesteading, permaculture, and natural building. Stay tuned for more.

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