4 Reasons We Grow Food

It is a goal of mine to grow as much as food as possible for my family and I’m often asked why I bother when carrots and potatoes are “so cheap”. There are four reasons for my food-growing obsession: Self-sufficiency Being less reliant on the supermarket is an...

A Garden Experiment: Preserving

Recently, I came across a challenge on Instagram that encouraged folks to find something in their garden each day of August that could be preserved. The challenge was best suited to Northern Hemisphere climates and end-of-summer produce but I loved the idea so thought...

Simplifying Low-tox Cleaning

People have been using bleach-based products to clean their homes since the 50s, but guys… it’s not good stuff! Recent research conducted with over 9000 European children aged between 6 and 12 found bleach to be associated with a higher chance of illness....

Why Is It So Cheap?

Why is it that we focus on why a particular product is “so expensive”? Why don’t we ask the opposite question of why a competing product is so cheap? Recently I was in our local discount store and they had toothpaste available for $2. Two bucks. As a business owner,...

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