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Baking Soda and 4 Other Wonder Tonics That Fight Inflammation and Pain

Try one of these healthy sips packed with anti-inflammatory powerhouses like ginger, parsley, and turmeric… and feel your pain fade.<p>Designs by …

Multiple Sclerosis

How to Make Pesto like an Italian Grandmother

If you've ever tasted pesto in Italy you know that the pesto here in the United States just isn't the same. I received a lesson in how to make pesto …

Pesto

How to Prepare for Raising Goats - Homesteading and Livestock

When you’re looking to enlarge your homestead and increase your self sufficiency, goats are a great way to go. Their care requirements are much …

Farming

How to Dry Herbs at Home

Of all the various types of foods and ways to preserve them — freezing or canning fruits and vegetables, pickling, curing meat, making cheese and …

Gardening

How to have a zero waste kitchen: tips from Jamie Oliver, Tom Kerridge, Skye Gyngell and more

According to the campaigning waste charity Wrap, UK households bin 5m tonnes of edible food every year. That is 1.1m tonnes less than in 2007, a drop that, in CO2 terms, is equivalent to taking 2.2m cars off the road each year. But, clearly, there is still a lot that could be done to inspire us to …

Jamie Oliver

8 incredible vegan dinner party recipes

Vegan cooking is in the throes of a renaissance at the moment, with chefs creating plant-based dishes full of incredible flavours and textures that …

Vegan

The 56 Most Brilliant PVC Hacks You’ve Ever Seen

What can’t you do with PVC pipe? Here are 56 incredibly smart (and cheap!) ways to use this do-it-all material around your home and workshop.<p>Keep …

DIY

The lake escape: 20 great European holidays beside the water

Sometimes, even the most turbulent seasons can be soothed into serenity by a sighting of waves flowing softly to land. Ask Maxim Gorky. Exiled from Russia in the wake of the Moscow uprising of 1905 (a pre-cursor to the revolution that would ensue in 1917) and his imprisonment in St Petersburg, the …

European Travel

Composting for Serious Gardeners - Organic Gardening

<i>With more than forty years of experience redefining gardening's boundaries, author Will Bonsall shows how readers can eliminate the use of off-farm</i> …

Gardening

Build a Backyard Edible Ecosystem

Fruits, vegetables, and flowers can transform neighborhoods into abundant, beautiful, healthy environments. If we plant fruit trees, berry bushes, …

Building a Portable, Collapsible Workbench

Some of our most popular posts here on Make: have been about workbench construction. People always seem to be in the mood for a new workbench. Or, at least, dreaming about having a new bench in their shop.<p>We’ve covered permanent benches, folding benches, and quick and sturdy benches. Here, Elisha …

How to Drill Straight and Square Holes without a Drill Press

Sure, every once in a while, you choose to intentionally drill a hole at a specific angle. Perhaps your compound joinery demands it, or you're going …

Duck, Duck, Goose: Choosing the Right Farm Poultry - Homesteading and Livestock

An Introduction to Heritage Breeds (Storey, 2014) <i>by The Livestock Conservancy explores the origins of livestock and poultry species and the benefits</i> …

Tintagel Castle: The Complete Guide

The remains of Tintagel Castle perch on the cliffs of North Cornwall and cling to the rocks above crashing seas. It's easy to see why this early …

DIY Solar Heating with the Heat Grabber - DIY

<i>You can build this super-simple and super-effective DIY solar heating collector in just one hour!</i><p>Some of the climatologists are predicting that the …

Drying and Storing Your Herbs

The Homesteader’s Herbal Companion (Lyons Press, 2018) <i>by Amy K. Fewell helps beginners and experts alike make the most of their homegrown herbs. This</i> …

How to Start Beekeeping: What's All the Buzz About? - Homesteading and Livestock

No wonder more and more folks are making a beeline for beekeeping — a single hive of these tiny, social pollinators can provide 40 to 60 pounds of …

10 Foods Filled With Probiotics

<i>The following story is excerpted from TIME’s special edition,</i> 100 Most Healing Foods<i>, which is available in stores, at the Meredith Shop and at</i> …

Wellness

Keeping Bees: Using the Top-Bar Beekeeping Method

Beekeeping is a great hobby, whether you keep bees for pollination, honey, profit, medicinal uses, or all of the above. But getting started with bees …

A Beginner’s Guide to Zero-Waste Living: 10 Tips from Lauren Singer

Lauren Singer is an advocate for the zero-waste movement who leads by example—and by very engaging videos (“DIY deodorant,” “What do you do about …

The Secret to Getting Extra-Soft Towels at Home

One of the greatest simple pleasures in life is stepping out of the shower, grabbing a freshly laundered towel, and sinking your face into its fluffy …

Food Self-Sufficiency: Top Crops for Homegrown Food Year-Round - Organic Gardening

If you’re seeking true self-sufficiency, growing crops that are productive, nutrient-dense and easy to store or preserve will bring you a big step …

15 Small Seating Area Ideas For Rooms That Won't Fit A Couch

Small seating areas with big uses.<p>Whether you live in a four-bedroom house, or a one-room studio, we’re all looking to maximize the space in our homes. Some of us just look a little harder ― especially when we only have a few hundred square feet to start with.<p>When I moved from a two-bedroom, …

Create a Healing Garden and Grow Your Own Medicinal Plants - Organic Gardening

Since the dawn of history, humans and animals have sought healing from plants. Although many of today's most popular curatives are compounded in …

How To Purge Everything You Don't Need From Your Home

Out with the old, in with the new — that’s what ringing in the new year is about, right? And, while that is a good motto for many areas of your life, …

12 Healing Bowl Recipes That Are Like a Warm Hug

Usually, the term “comfort food” is basically just a synonym for junk food. But while there’s definitely a time and a place for burgers and a gooey …

Homesteading With A Sober Eye - Homesteading and Livestock

As a rule (and please don’t hesitate to correct me if I’m wrong), the people who start upon the homesteading and/or rural living dream aren’t rich. …

Homesteading

Replace It or Repair It? How to Decide for Any Item in Your House - Homesteading and Livestock

Whether it’s your laptop, your sofa or your washing machine, something in your home isn’t working right — and you want to fix it ASAP. The only …

How To Harvest And Transplant Wild Asparagus

Asparagus has gone wild! Foraging for asparagus is easy and fun. When it’s asparagus season, you can dodge the high prices at the supermarket just by …

Constructing your Own Folding Goat-Milking Stand

Storey’s Guide to Raising Dairy Goats (Storey, 2018) <i>by Jerry Belanger and Sara Thomson Bredesen educates beginner homesteaders on making smart</i> …