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How To Make Everything Taste Like Chicken

We are mostly vegetarian at home and sometimes we do miss the taste of chicken. Luckily, I discovered how to make everything taste like chicken! Even yourself! Okay, maybe that’s a bit of a stretch, but with these spices, I promise you that vegetables can truly taste like chicken. Thank nature for giving us so


Vegetable Thieves And The Drama That Ensued

While our house was being constructed on the land we temporally stayed with a family around 2 to 3 kilometers away from our land. Before we moved into our new house and left the family the elder woman warned us “People there are not like us, they steal a lot”. The wife of the carpenter


Where does the mango tree begin and where does it end?

“Whatever appears, it is empty of its own nature. By remembering this, there is no clinging or nonclinging.” – Milarepa “Plants, crops, and fruits, these three: When they arise, they arise from the  earth. When they dissolve, into the earth they dissolve.” – Milarepa The mango tree with its sweet fruits, attracts bats, birds, and

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The Joy Of Raising Chickens

If you think chickens are dumb fat birds that can’t fly, you should think again. I had the experience of taking care of 11 chickens on my farm and let me tell you how great they are. 1. Chickens Are Older Than You Did you know that chickens are direct descendants of dinosaurs? If you’re

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Banana Planting – Part 2 – 2020

It was about halfway in the rainy season, it has been about 4 months since the last banana planting which I wrote about in Banana Planting Part 1 and there was still a lot of space to plant bananas. I was unsure if I could still plant more bananas, but I heard that some other farmers

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Top 10 Plants To Grow On A Tropical Natural Farm

If you are able to grow these top 10 plants on your tropical natural farm then in 1 year you will already have a diverse polyculture system going, forming the base of your forest farm with almost no effort. These 10 plants are chosen for the following reasons: They are easy to grow. They grow


How We Manage Our Grey Water With A Pond

To manage the grey water of our house I constructed a small pond near our house. It took my wife and me a week of laborious tiring digging (Thank you for your help honey.) to get a big enough hole for the pond. It didn’t help that the soil was rock hard. What is greywater?

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This Is Why I Love My Life

(Originally Written on November 2019) The days had been sunny for a few weeks on our natural farm. The sun greeted us early in the morning. It woke us, the birds, grasshoppers, and dragonflies. The orange-yellow tropical rays hinted to the crickets and frogs that they could stop ringing their bells for a while and

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How to Make the Best Crispy Fried Eggplant

Eggplant is one of those yummy vegetables that everyone probably loves, but did you know you can make it crispy as if it’s fried chicken?! I’ll show you how to make the best crispy fried eggplant: Serving Size: 2 persons   Ingredients: Eggplant – 4 long pieces sliced in circular blocks (1 finger width) Crispy

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How An Abandoned Stray Cat Found A Home In Us

There was a kitten that was always hanging around in the vegetable stall we buy food from. She was small and had this sense of pride that drew me to her. She would always rub herself on my feet, and she seemed to have no problem dealing with people. I am guessing that maybe the