When it’s time to clean up after dinner, we often have small amounts of vegetables or sauces left in the pan. Not quite enough for a leftover lunch, but enough that I don’t want to waste it. Instead of storing these little bits in the fridge, only to throw it out a couple of weeks [...]
I’m not aiming for 100% sustainability. Even Laura Ingalls Wilder’s family depended on outside sources for some of their basic needs.
Like many people living on the Ring of Fire, we found ourselves faced with the threat of a tsunami awhile back. We’re on high ground here, so we weren’t in imminent danger from the tsunami, but there were other possibilities. Damage to our harbors would impede the delivery of goods via barge. An interruption of [...]
This simple trick will help you harness the heat of your oven as you bake, reducing energy costs.
Photo by bdunnette sus·tain·a·ble maintaining ecological balance: exploiting natural resources without destroying the ecological balance of an area Well, that sounds like a nice idea, now, doesn’t it? Here in America (and in many other parts of the world, to be sure) we are no longer living a sustainable life. Native cultures did it, and [...]
Cold, hard climate change facts from Bill McKibben. A must read for those concerned about climate change and those who continue to question global warming.