Foodmageddon, Clip 24.2: Dehydrating and Saucing Apples

The next clip of our webseries, Foodmageddon, is out today. Have a watch. Comment, share, and let others know about the project. In this clip, we make applesauce and dehydrate apple rings. In order to get more short videos out and have more focused topics, we’ll be releasing clips that will later be put together … More Foodmageddon, Clip 24.2: Dehydrating and Saucing Apples

Research Project No. 7 — Hot Box Compost: Modular Composting System that Heats, Waters, and Fertilizes Grow Bed for Off-Season Production

This project tests the performance of a modular, scalable compost box that uses a composting chamber to support an attached growing bed with nitrogen, moisture, carbon dioxide, and heat to grow greens in the shoulder and off seasons; includes a series of controlled tests to determine best practices. … More Research Project No. 7 — Hot Box Compost: Modular Composting System that Heats, Waters, and Fertilizes Grow Bed for Off-Season Production

Lessons Learned in Small-Scale Wheat Harvest, Part II: Threshing, Storing, and Grinding

This year we harvested a tenth of an acre of modern red winter wheat from our neighbor’s field. I wrote up a few impressions soon after harvesting the wheat in a previous blog post, but here I hope to summarize more technical aspects of this process and suggestions for myself and others who hope to … More Lessons Learned in Small-Scale Wheat Harvest, Part II: Threshing, Storing, and Grinding

Lessons Learned in Small-Scale Wheat Harvest, Part I: Variety and Harvesting

This year we harvested a tenth of an acre of modern red winter wheat from our neighbor’s field. I wrote up a few impressions soon after harvesting the wheat in a previous blog post, but here I hope to summarize more technical aspects of this process and suggestions for myself and others who hope to … More Lessons Learned in Small-Scale Wheat Harvest, Part I: Variety and Harvesting

Support an Innovative Nonprofit on #GivingTuesday by Donating to the Low Technology Institute

We know it’s a tough year with COVID-19 keeping most of us at home or working under unusual conditions. Back on March 23, I wrote a blog post in which I said: This begs the question: are you prepared to “shelter in place” until 2021? Unfortunately, our concerns proved to be correct, as we are … More Support an Innovative Nonprofit on #GivingTuesday by Donating to the Low Technology Institute