Mark Potter

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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 …

A Simple Root Cellar

Some of the most overlooked aspects of food storage are the old-time ones that work just as good as new processes, but for whatever reason have been …

The Rocky Mountains' 5 Best Views

Nothing beats packing a picnic or gathering supplies in a backpack and then hitting the trails. Those looking for a mountain adventure will find it …

A startup wants to solve India’s farmer problems with data and tech

There are a lot of twists and turns between farms and their customers. Can technology make that path more linear?

Real Sustainability: Dry Farming in a Drought

Real Sustainability: Dry Farming in a DroughtBy Rebekah Olstad | Thursday, August 13, 2015 Some of the finest wines and olive oils in the world have …

The Easiest Vegetables to Grow Indoors

Homesteading as Art and Revolution

<b>I</b>n the United States, homesteading has historically been linked to revolutionary impulses and radical social initiatives. For good and for ill, the …

Food Storage: 20 Crops That Keep and How to Store Them

Here in southwest Virginia, my partner and I take pride in growing and storing most of our fruits and vegetables. Knowing where our food comes from …

Gardening

It's a matter of having a Root Cellar....when you don't have one!

I am an urban girl....I live in a small city in a neighborhood. I am also someone who likes to be prepared for life's little bumps and bruises. Today …

How to Dehydrate Frozen Vegetables

So, you have a <b>dehydrator</b> and you don’t have a clue <b>what to do with it</b>. You ask your friends and most of them will tell you to tackle something really …

9 Crucial Steps For The First-Time Homesteader

Image source: HGTV<p>Homesteading is growing in popularity, as Americans look to get back to the basics. While images of log cabins out in the woods or …

He Was a Muslim When He Claims Jesus Appeared to Him in a Dream. What Happened Next Had His Family Threatening to Kill Him.

As the unimaginable evils of the Islamic State continue to ravage areas of Iraq and Syria, Iraqi resident Barazan Azeezi is among those who claim that Jesus appeared to him in a supernatural and unique way that has forever changed both his life and his perspective.<p>Photo credit: Shutterstock<p>“I was a …

National Parks With the Absolute Best Beaches

When you think of national park getaways, what comes to mind?<p>Maybe your mind goes to epic hikes in Yosemite, paddling the coast of Acadia or camping out under the stars in Zion--but chances are you didn't think of relaxing on a beach.<p>Most people don't realize that many of our favorite national …

The essential toolkit for working remotely anywhere in the world

When transitioning to a fully remote position, you inevitably learn a few lessons the hard way.<p>The digital nomad movement is a burgeoning cultural …

Remote Working

35 Hidden Podcasts You Really Should Be Listening To

Because the second series of Serial still hasn't bloody arrived yet.<p>1. <i>Grownups Read Things They Wrote as Kids</i> (suggested by teaganfe)<p>The title sums it up. As teaganfe says: "'Grown ups' read short fiction, diary entries, letters, and more that they wrote as young children or teens <b>to a live …