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Re-becoming Animal

“Ancient wisdom teaches us that, even without a single possesion we can be happy as long as there are flowers in the fields and birds singing.” – Masanobu Fukuoka Today I felt human and I felt animal. They are the same thing to me. I felt alive. I stood naked under a big mango tree

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Pollution In The Countryside

Introduction There are many standards by which people measure the “progress” of a society of civilizations. Most of these standards come from a perspective of domination over nature such as income and wealth, military powers, architecture, infrastructure, resource production and industrialization, technological advancement, and so on. Others use standards of human relations such as available

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How To Make Cassava Flour By Hand (No Machines)

It’s time to harvest our cassava and I’ve learned that the best way to preserve it is to make it into flour, because freshly harvested cassava spoils after only 2 days, but cassava flour can be stored for many months. After a few experiments, I have successfully made Cassava Flour by hand, without the use

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How To Make Cassava Paratha (Pan-Fried Flatbread)

This yummy paratha recipe is easy to make from cassava flour. Ingredients: Cassava Flour – 2 cups Water – 1/2 cup A Pinch of Oil First, put 2 cups of flour and add 1 or 1/2 cup of water. Make sure not to put too much water or else the flour will become soggy. Add

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Meet El Diablo Our Doberman Dog

My dog’s name was El Diablo when I bought him from his breeder. I didn’t think he was a demon and thought the breeder was being unfair. So, after a long discussion, my husband and I decided to call him Seidr instead. Many people think he is named “cider” as in apple cider vinegar. Other

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Ultimate Beginners Guide to Natural Farming

So you just finished reading one of Masanobu’s books such as The One Straw Revolution or you just found out about natural farming and you can’t wait to get started. You have a garden or perhaps a small land and you want to get out there to work with nature to grow your own food.

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Tree Planting – Part 1 – 2019

Tree Planting Over the past months of the year 2019, we have planted over 70 fruit and non-fruit trees on the land among which includes mango, avocado, rambutan(A tropical south-east Asian version of lychee), pomegranate, cacao (yay for chocolate! :D), lemon, lime, soursop, jackfruit (a non-stinky version of durian), mangosteen, persimmon, cashew, coconut, acacia,  neem,

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Typical Struggles We Have from Living in an Isolated Home

Our house is alone. There are no neighbors, no people, and no cemented road. It takes us 30-40 minutes to go to the town proper. The dirt road leading into our house becomes muddy and not safe for driving cars or motors when the rainy season comes. When my family from the city visits here,

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Why Greenhouses Are Not That Great Nor Sustainable

This post is a reply to this article written by Free From Harm. Free From Harm seems to be an organization advocating for the well-being of animals, but in the article, I have read, it seems the writer is confused about greenhouses and the harm it does. The article reasons that we need more greenhouses

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