Last Two Weeks at the Institute — Apr. 8–21, 2018

It’s been a busy two weeks at the Low Technology Institute. After some unseasonably cold temperatures and a late snow storm, the chicken coop is complete enough for the hens to take up residence. This has been the top priority as we ran into an “Old Lady Who Swallowed a Fly” situation: we had to … More Last Two Weeks at the Institute — Apr. 8–21, 2018

Visit us at the Nelson Center Earth Day Conference in Madison, WI

If you’re in the Madison area, stop by our booth at the Nelson Center Earth Day Conference. It promises to be a day full of informative presentations as well as a hall full of sustainability-minded organizations. We’ll be tabling in the exhibitor hall. Stop on by and learn about memberships and upcoming workshops. We also … More Visit us at the Nelson Center Earth Day Conference in Madison, WI

Basic Stances — Infrastructure

The following is an excerpt from the forthcoming novel EcoGuerrillas.   Humans are a product of the interplay of their genetic propensities and surroundings. Before the neolithic revolution, 10,000 years ago, when humans first started settling down to an agricultural way of life, they were hunter-gatherers, moving throughout a region in search of seasonally available … More Basic Stances — Infrastructure

CANCELED — Upcoming Workshop: Maintaining and Using Garden Shears, Pruners, Clippers, and Loppers, April 28, $50–60

UNFORTUNATELY THIS WORKSHOP HAS BEEN CANCELED PLEASE STAY TUNED FOR UPCOMING EVENTS Many people believe that if a tool crushes through a twig that its good enough, but good pruners and gardeners know that a clean cut is vital to the recovery and health of the plant.  Plus, a sharp pair of pruners makes the … More CANCELED — Upcoming Workshop: Maintaining and Using Garden Shears, Pruners, Clippers, and Loppers, April 28, $50–60