The text and illustrations of this article are from Organic Gardening and Farming; October 1973.By Philip and Joyce MahanAfter some study and experimentation, we have set up a productive food chain– table scraps to earthworms to catfish–in our backyard. The project is satisfactory in many respects, utilizing waste materials to produce fresh fish for food and … [Read more...] about How to Raise Catfish in a Barrel
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The text and illustrations of this article are from Organic Gardening and Farming; January 1972 The new series of reader research projects starts with an exciting plan to turn grass clippings into organic fish.Dr. John H. Todd with Dr. William 0. McLarney, Director of Aquaculture Director of Aquaculture Studies for the New Alchemy InstituteOVER THE PAST FOUR MONTHS in … [Read more...] about The Backyard Fish Farm
The Solar Greenhouse That’s Right for You (Text & illustrations for this web page came from the August 1978 issue of Organic Farming & Gardening) Here is a new gardening tool that produces fresh food when the snow flies.by JACK RUTTLEALMOST ANY STRUCTURE that is built to look like a solar greenhouse will work. That is to say, the solar greenhouse concept is so … [Read more...] about The Solar Greenhouse That’s Right for You
Open-ended questions like these are often answered using personal experience or second-hand chatter. What is often ignored are the actual studies and verified results coming from these studies. For instance in the United States did you know that while Bear Spray (somewhat more elevated approach to pepper spray) works very well on animal encounters while similar … [Read more...] about What Is The Best Home Defense Weapon That Isn’t A Gun?
Most of us spend a lot of time in our cars, and I feel that it's necessary to have an emergency auto kit aka auto survival kit in every automobile we drive in addition to our every day carry kits (EDC) and concealed carry handguns.A handgun won't be of much use when you need to change a tire, get you unstuck, or change a burnt-out fuse for a new one so that you can get your … [Read more...] about Must Have Items for Your Car Emergency Kit (A Checklist)