Last (Two) Week(s) at the Institute — Feb. 4–17, 2018

We’re poised for winter weather to break here in the next few days. Maple sugaring will start and the busy spring season will be here. In the meantime, we’ve been busy here working around the grounds and organizing upcoming workshops. Limited Projects   We’ll be building a timber-frame chicken coop in the rear of the … More Last (Two) Week(s) at the Institute — Feb. 4–17, 2018

Low Tech Podcast, No. 34 — Energy Slaves

Low Tech Podcast, No. 34 – 9 Feb 2018
The concept of “Energy Slaves” and our future.

Music from Visager, “Airship,” off the album Songs From an Unmade World (CC-BY-NC-SA).

Thomas Jefferson and I,” in Solutions, by Jean-François Mouhot.
“World Energy” Cover in Fortune, by R. Buckminster Fuller
Energy Slaves” by Stuart McMillan.
How Much of a Slave Master am I?” by Jean-Marc Jancovici
Energy Slaves” by Energy Skeptic
The Energy of Slaves: Oil and the New Servitude by Andrew Nikiforuk
Energy Slaves” by Extraenvironmentalist Podcast

Devil’s Bargain – Grist
What your trash reveals about your spending habits – TreeHugger
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The Village of Cooksville: “A Little Slice of New England” — Wisconsin Life

The Low Technology Institute is located in the historic village of Cooksville, Wisconsin. Our village was recently the topic of the Wisconsin Life radio series on our local NPR station. You can read the article, by Norman Gilliland, on the website, or click the link below to hear the produced audio segment. https://wpr-podcast.streamguys1.com/wlf/wlf180207_Cooksville_Glliland.mp3 The Low-Tech … More The Village of Cooksville: “A Little Slice of New England” — Wisconsin Life

Slaughter Day: Part 2, Eviscerating and Splitting Pigs — From Contributor Matt Miles

Matt Miles is a writer, poet, maker, permaculturist, and ambivalent web developer. His writings have appeared both in print and on the weekly blog of The Dark Mountain Project. Among other topics, Matt is interested in the breakdown of complex societies and their relationships with technology. He currently lives in the Blue Ridge Mountains of … More Slaughter Day: Part 2, Eviscerating and Splitting Pigs — From Contributor Matt Miles