Foraging For Edibles – Wood Sorrel
Healthy Lifestyle

Foraging For Edibles – Wood Sorrel

Foraging for edibles such as Wood Sorrel, sometimes called Wild Sorrel (genus Oxalis) is something you can do in your backyard. Wild Sorrel or sourgrass, is a medium sized edible plant that occurs in most countries around the world, except for the polar regions. The species particularly likes tropical and sub-tropical regions and shows rich…

5 Reasons Fermented Foods Are Good For You
Healthy Lifestyle

5 Reasons Fermented Foods Are Good For You

Fermented foods have been around for thousands of years. The process of fermentation was used in ancient times for preserving foods, since refrigeration was not an option. The added benefits of fermentation, however, also provided a rich source of nutrients and probiotics. Fermented foods in some cases enhance the nutritional value of certain foods! Making…

Micro Hydro Power – Generating Electricity From Water
Alternative Energy

Micro Hydro Power – Generating Electricity From Water

The concept of micro hydro power is pretty much the same as the large scale version. Basically you need a constant flow of water over a drop in height, which drives a turbine to create electricity! Small-scale micro hydropower is a clean, efficient and reliable form of energy for the homestead – with some conditions….