Single Use Plastics

Single Use Plastics

Plastic is cheap, convenient, and easy to make. Take a second to think of all the plastic you use on a day to day basis. The average American throws away approximately 185 pounds of plastic per year. This “disposable lifestyle” creates an illusion that when something is thrown away, it’s out of our lives forever. This is certainly not the case.

Making Fermented Foods

Making Fermented Foods

Fermentation is the process of using microorganisms, such as bacteria or yeast, to convert carbohydrates to alcohol or organic acids under anaerobic conditions. When vegetables like cabbage and cucumbers are left to steep and sit until the sugars are broken down to promote the growth of bacteria, this is what we call fermentation.  

The Bug Hotel

The Bug Hotel

Bug hotels are a beautiful and advantageous addition to any garden, especially those that are organic or don't use pesticides. These hotels provide a cozy home to the beneficial insects that can help control and reduce populations of harmful insects, keep your plants happy, and so much more.