Failure — 2016 Edition

The F-word. It happens. Even if we had the benefit of hands-on mentors, we’d still experience failure. We’ve had a number of failures this year and we’d like to share them with you. In addition to avoiding our missteps, you’ll benefit from hearing the solutions we’ve found. Greenhouse Tomatoes We have squirrels here and last … More Failure — 2016 Edition

News Roundup — Sept. 30, 2016

Low Tech News  Chaga: The Old New Superfood – Walden Labs Beekeepers Benefit From The Hive Mind In Community Apiaries – NPR Environmental News Presidential Candidates Hold Starkly Different Views On Energy – NPR Carbon Tracker Analysis: ‘Renewables are Already Outcompeting Fossil Fuels’ – Resilience How to Talk About the Paris Climate Agreement at the … More News Roundup — Sept. 30, 2016

What is Low Tech?

What we think of as high tech is enabled by our reliance on fossil fuels. In short, the vast amount of stored energy that we expend on industrial agriculture, modern transportation, and manufacturing has allowed for the greatest leap forward in scientific and technological progress in human history. The problem, however, is that we are … More What is Low Tech?