Minnesota Will Pay Homeowners to Replace Lawns with Bee-Friendly Wildflowers, Clover and Native Grasses

January 29, 2020 at 5:09 am




Minnesota is asking homeowners to turn their lawns into prairie to help bring back the bees

Top 7 Wild Fruits to Forage This Summer

June 9, 2018 at 12:37 pm




Wild berries, cherries, grapes, plums and apples are far more nutritious and delicious than store-bought… plus, they’re free! Here’s how to find them:

Eat Your Weeds: 10 Delicious Invasive Plant Species

May 22, 2018 at 11:43 am




Once considered a nuisance, more and more “weeds” are making their way into the kitchen and onto the menus of high-end restaurants

10 Benefits of Being Barefoot

May 16, 2018 at 12:25 am




Ten reasons you should go barefoot whenever you can and wear barefoot shoes when you can’t

How to Make an Arrowhead from a Glass Bottle

May 13, 2018 at 12:36 pm




Make a beautiful but deadly arrowhead from the bottom of a glass bottle… it’s easier to learn on than flint!

Tired of Doing Yard Work? Let Your Lawn Rewild and Register It As a “Certified Wildlife Habitat”

May 12, 2018 at 12:17 am





Looking for an excuse to leave your yard messy? Stick one of these signs in it and tell your neighbors to relax… you’re just doing your part to save endangered species.

How to Make Your Own Pine Needle Basket

April 17, 2018 at 8:42 pm





Make your own beautiful basket with one of the most abundant natural materials on the continent – pine needles

Credit: Justin and Shayla’s Rewilding Adventure: https://www.facebook.com/JustinandShayla/

How Human Urine Can Replace Chemical Fertilizer

January 22, 2018 at 7:34 pm

Farmers are using human urine as a natural, sustainable alternative to fossil-fuel-based fertilizers

Horse drawn urine applicator at Fairwinds hay farm in Vermont.

“Bring us your liquid gold,” the founders of Rich Earth Institute beckon their neighbors on their website.

Primitive Off-Grid Community Discovered Thriving in Appalachia

January 6, 2018 at 1:19 am




Hidden in the mountains of North Carolina is a merry band of friends who’ve seceded from the hustle and bustle of modern life to reconnect with nature and each other.

Build Your Own “Tom Sawyer” Raft With No Rope

October 23, 2017 at 7:16 pm




Man makes a rope-less raft, inspired by childhood heroes Tom Sawyer and Huckleberry Finn. Want a fun project to do with the kids? Follow the simple step-by-step instructions below.