10 Minute Refrigerator Pickles


What you need: For the brine 4 cups filtered water 10 cloves local garlic 2 cups white vinegar 6 tsps fine sea salt Per glass canning jar (I ended up w/ 3 pint sized jars) 1 tsp whole black peppercorns ...

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Make a Delicious Cauliflower Pizza Crust


Recipe: A grain-free alternative to traditional pizza crust, that you can pick up with your hands! Ingredients 4 cups raw cauliflower rice (about one medium head) 1 egg, beaten ⅓ cup soft goat cheese (chevre) 1 teaspoon dried oregano pinch ...

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Build Your Own Worm Tower


A Worm Tower is basically a length of pipe buried halfway in the ground with holes drilled in the buried part for worms to get in and out. Food scraps are added directly to the tower instead of into your ...

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Scent Your Home Naturally with these Simmer Pot Recipes

Simmer Pot Recipes

Avoid harsh and unhealthy petroleum-based paraffin, artificially scented candles. Instead use a simmer pot to make your home smell like you’ve been baking delicious goodies all day! Instructions: Fill a small saucepan with water and bring to a boil. Add ...

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How To & Why You Should Build a Keyhole Garden


What is a Keyhole Garden? Each keyhole garden has a composting basket built into its center. This gives the garden a keyhole shape when viewed from above. The garden uses a number of layers to retain moisture and nourish the ...

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What Lurks Inside Your Kid’s School Lunch?

What Lurks Inside Your Kid's School Lunch?

Back to School with the Non-GMO Project: 5 Tips for Packing a Non-GMO Lunchbox (from Non-GMO Project) One of the best things about starting a new school year is the opportunity to develop new habits. The classroom is organized, desks ...

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DIY Compost Tea Brewer for Under $30

Compost Tea Brewer

Video by PNWGardening on YouTube A DIY Compost Tea Brewer Running through the equipment and materials needed—from bucket to drill to pump and aeration stones—and following up with a step-by-step demonstration of how to put this together, it certainly makes ...

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