The Micro Farm Project is a tiny urban farm where veggies, flowers, fruit, and herbs grow and small livestock animals provide the Spencer family with fun and food. They love to experiment with new ways for their family to become more self-reliant and efficient, and invite others to join them.
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A fun and creative party idea, and a top seller at bake sales, look-alike sushi is true “eye candy!”
A unique method of growing vegetables that waters them from the bottom.
Fruit leather is a tasty, dehydrated fruit snack enjoyed by kids and adults, alike for its sweet-tart flavor and chewy texture. Homemade fruit leather is easy and inexpensive to make, with or without a dehydrating machine.
Though native to South America, stevia tolerates many climates and you can grow your own at home for tea, extracts and tinctures.
If you love grape jelly, or if you are indifferent to it, give this recipe a try. Not your average, ho-hum partner to peanut butter, this jelly has a depth of flavor provided by a few key secret ingredients. Simple, delightful, fool-proof.
If you love ginger ale, but not the added chemicals in commercial sodas, you can make your own with all natural ingredients.
Just as heirloom furniture is passed down from one family member to another, and heirloom tomato variety is one that has been passed down through the generations for its beneficial characteristics. Let’s take a look at some amazing heirloom tomatoes, the benefits and drawbacks to growing them, and where to obtain them.
Quinoa is truly an amazing pseudo-grain whose seeds are considered a complete protein. Its high protein content is a very fortunate anomaly in the plant world. You can grow it in your own backyard.
You can grow horseradish in your own backyard. Tips for planting, growing and harvesting, as well as medicinal uses and a radish relish recipe.
There’s a nifty little craft craze for Doctor Who fans that is growing online. The artists over at Cubeecraft have created dozens of printables so people can build their own cubey geek models using paper craft. Now, thanks to Peter aka ~gfoyles and Chris aka ~CyberDrone over at Deviantart.com, you can now construct your own TARDIS from Doctor Who. Other artists have created templates for all kinds of characters, including aliens, villains, and beloved companions.
This photo depicts the 10th doctor in papercraft form by ~Rabenstolz at DeviantArt.com Click on the link below to view and dowload the template. ~Rabenstolz also posts some basic papercrafting instructions to geet you started.
10th Doctor Template by ~Rabenstolz
So, if your desk is in need of some geeky accessories, gather scissors, craft knife and glue, fire up your printer, and get ready to get your crafty geek on!