Hydroponics - Part II

A while back I started a project to learn a bit about hydroponics, and determine if it was a sustainable method of growing food. To be clear, I’m no Gardener, and had no previous experience with hydroponics. Here is what I learned: There is a science to all of…

SHTF lessons learned from Afghanistan.

I found this great video on Youtube from a guy that worked with an NGO in Afghanistan in 2003. Disclaimer: This is not me, I have never been to Afghanistan!   Check out the video for sure, but the short version is: Be situationally aware. Humans are not wired to constantly…

Hydroponics, sustainable?

I have some strange generic predisposition for farming.  My family originated from Farmers before moving to the States long ago. As a kid, I always enjoyed helping with the garden, and in fact the schools would have the annual gardening contest where you’d bring in what you grew, and…

A world full of experts.

I’ve struggled with posting something like this, and to be sure this isn’t a new ‘thing’ but there are a lot of folks posting videos on the net claiming to provide expert advice doing things that will get you killed. Seriously. I know that many people out on…