Tag Archives: sustainability

Food Forests

Food forests are one of the things that intrigues me about Permaculture.  Food forests have nothing to do with growing food in a forest.   They are  about growing food the way a forest grows things.  When we think about growing … Continue reading

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Winter Preparations, the Wood Stove Arrives

Things have been a bit busy at Brookwook Shire the past few days. First, it has gotten COLD all of a sudden and I wanted to winterize the coop a bit. I hung a quilt….. …on the chicken wire that … Continue reading

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The Saga Continues

Good News and Bad News. Nothing is ever as easy as it seems. The wood stove hearth is now the issue. The cheapest way to do it is with a slab of bluestone. So I went over to the stone … Continue reading

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Wood stove

We have been talking about getting a wood stove. Winter is coming, and with climate change one never knows what will happen. Last Halloween we had snow and lost power for three days. It wasn’t much fun. We have a … Continue reading

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