Permaculture Garden Produces 7000 Pounds of Organic Food Per Year on a Tenth of an Acre

December 23, 2017 at 10:11 pm




Family grows 7000 pounds of organic food per year on a tenth of an acre, supplying 90 percent of their diet… They spend less than $2 per day per person on other kitchen staples and make over $20,000 a year selling excess produce

Fifteen minutes from downtown Los Angeles, just 100 feet away from a major freeway, a small city lot was transformed into a mini paradise.

Rat Poison is Killing Endangered Mountain Lions in California

December 21, 2017 at 11:12 pm





13 out of 14 Los Angeles-area mountain lions tested positive for rat poison, at least three have died

Mountain lion P-41 when he was first captured in May of 2015. Photo Credit: National Park Service.

A mountain lion that managed to cross a Southern California freeway and make its home in the mountains north of Los Angeles was found dead in October.

The Perfect Paleo Pan-Roasted Chicken Recipe (Video)

December 20, 2017 at 5:12 pm




I don’t know about you, but no matter how much I spend on dinner at a restaurant, it’s never quite as good as the food I cook at home. And even the fancy restaurants don’t use as high-quality, healthy and humane ingredients.

Here on Comedy Cooking, I’m going to show you how to make hundreds of to-die-for dishes that will have you and your family wanting to dine-in more often.

Santa’s Real Workshop is a Sweatshop in China

December 19, 2017 at 9:10 pm




It’s fun to tell our children fun stories about Santa and his elves merrily making all their Christmas wishes magically come true. But in 2017, maybe it’s time we tell them the real story — the story many grown-ups don’t even know, because they prefer to remain willfully ignorant.

Ward of Winter Colds With Homemade Sauerkraut

December 19, 2017 at 4:31 pm




Sauerkraut tastes great on more than just hot dogs. Toss it on just about anything and stay healthy the old fashioned way.

Garlic Removes 100% of Warts in Clinical Study

December 18, 2017 at 4:48 pm




A fat-soluble extract of garlic removed 100 percent of warts and almost all corns in one to two weeks in a clinical study published in the International Journal of Dermatology.

USDA Overturns Rule Requiring Outdoor Space for Organic Hens

December 16, 2017 at 4:45 pm




A rule change under the Obama Administration, required egg producers using the label “USDA Organic” to provide real outdoor space for hens, rather than enclosed porches. The Trump administration just reversed that.

“Outdoor” porch at one of America’s largest organic egg farms in Saranac, Michigan.

Mother Elephant Thanks Humans Who Rescued Her Baby From a Well (Video)

December 15, 2017 at 1:27 pm




National Geographic just released a heartwarming video (below) of a baby elephant being rescued from a well in Kerala, India.

Living, Plantable Christmas Trees Reforest, Rather than Deforest

December 14, 2017 at 9:43 pm




Living, plantable Christmas tree with soil and roots intact.

Want to make the Christmas spirit last a lot longer than the holidays? Buy a living tree instead of a dead one. And then plant it instead of throwing it in a dump.

The 30 Most Valuable Plants for Urban and Suburban Food Forests

December 13, 2017 at 4:47 pm




The following edible plants give you the most bang for your buck when space is limited

In a recent post, I wrote about why permaculture is humanity’s last hope for long-term survival. We could go back to hunting and gathering, but there isn’t much wild food left to hunt or gather, thanks to the global destruction caused by agriculture.

Permaculture is not only sustainable, it’s regenerative, says author of the world’s best selling permaculture book Gaia’s Garden: A Guide to Home-Scale Permaculture, 2nd Edition Toby Hemenway. It regenerates the soil, plant life, wild animals and eventually creates rich, complex, bio-diverse forest ecosystems, which produce tons of free, nutrient-dense foods.