Video — Building Beehives

This time last year, I was building beehives and I made a video showing the process. I’m posting it here with apologies for the audio quality! Back then I was running a garden-infrastructure co-op with a buddy called Deep Green Garden Co-op, in St. Louis. You can find the plans for these boxes at beesource.com.

DIY Project — Making a Broadfork — From Contributor Matt Miles

See yesterday’s post on the introduction and use of the broadfork, also from Matt Miles. If you possess some basic welding and metalworking skills, then you may find it worth your while to build your own broadfork at a fraction of the price that a commercially built version would typically cost.¹ This applies to an … More DIY Project — Making a Broadfork — From Contributor Matt Miles

Understanding and Using the Broadfork — From Contributor Matt Miles

Stay tuned for tomorrow’s post which outlines how to build your own broadfork, also from Matt. In a situation where fossil fuels have become scarce or unavailable, the use of tractors and mechanical tillers for food production will be out of the question, while the use of equine power and horse-drawn equipment will require a … More Understanding and Using the Broadfork — From Contributor Matt Miles

DIY Project — Replace Bicycle Tube and/or Tire

This is the first DIY feature on bicycle repair. We’re bullish on bicycles as an efficient and clean means of transportation. It isn’t as low tech as walking, but it is far better than any other mechanized mode of transportation, according to the discussion on a previous blog post. We made a short video, which … More DIY Project — Replace Bicycle Tube and/or Tire

Apologies for Multiple Emails, But Our Podcasting Just Got Better (and Yours Can, Too)

Email subscribers to the blog may have been sent a few extra emails Friday night, and we’re sorry for that but promise it was for good reason. Our previous podcast host, SoundCloud, only allowed three hours of audio to be live at any one time. We recently found a way to host the podcast with … More Apologies for Multiple Emails, But Our Podcasting Just Got Better (and Yours Can, Too)