“The Gravest Natural Resource Shortage You’ve Never Heard Of”

“The Gravest Natural Resource Shortage You’ve Never Heard Of”

Posted by on May 15, 2012 in All, How-To, New Homestead, Tips | 3 Comments

By Jennifer Silver, JMMDS Establishing a reliable phosphorus supply is essential for assuring long-term, sustainable food security….If we fail to meet this challenge, humanity faces a Malthusian trap of widespread famine on a scale that we have not yet experienced. —James Elser and Stuart White, Foreign Policy magazine (April 20, 2010) My blog post last […]

Letting It Rot: The Lazy Way to Compost

Posted by on Sep 24, 2010 in How-To, New Homestead, Plants, Tips | 12 Comments

by Erica Bowman We can all breathe a sigh of relief: composting can be effective even for those of us who are less-than-precise. Here’s how to compost the easy way: A delicious forkful of Erica’s pre-sifted aged compost. Photo: Erica Bowman.