Happy Birthday LTI!

This last Sunday was the third anniversary of the launching of the Low Technology Institute website and blog. It has been another busy year. We’ve added the first phase of a solar hot water system to our 1850s home in Cooksville, Wisconsin, a historic village 25 min south of Madison. We continued work on the … More Happy Birthday LTI!

Earth Island Journal Story About the Institute, From Matt Miles

A few months ago, contributor and writer Matt Miles came to visit us. The result was a story in Earth Island Journal about the institute and the ethos behind it. “Small is Beautiful: Seeking simple, human-scale solutions to the challenges of everyday living,” is available on the Earth Island Journal‘s website and print edition for … More Earth Island Journal Story About the Institute, From Matt Miles

Upcoming Bee Presentation: Beginning Beekeeping, Sep. 7, 10:00 a.m., Edgerton Library

This September 7th at 10 a.m., we’ll be giving a presentation on beginning beekeeping at the Edgerton Public Library. This free and public talk will go over some of the basics folks should know before taking the plunge and starting a backyard apiary. We’ll cover the bee life cycles, seasonal activities, equipment, how to get … More Upcoming Bee Presentation: Beginning Beekeeping, Sep. 7, 10:00 a.m., Edgerton Library

Join Us this Saturday at Yahara Bay Distillery’s Honey Festival

We’re excited to be taking part in Yahara Bay Distillery’s Honey Festival this weekend. Stop by their location (6250 Nesbitt Road, No. 200, Fitchburg, WI 53719) between 11:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. to see not only us, but vendors of honey- and bee-derived products. The Wisconsin Honey Queen will even make an appearance! From the … More Join Us this Saturday at Yahara Bay Distillery’s Honey Festival