Closing the Loop in Little Things

At Warwick Regenerative Design, I always seek to "close the loop" to the greatest extent possible, making the most efficient use of resources and energy flows.  This isn't always about the big things such as broadacre landscapes and house designs, though.  In order to show how seriously I take this approach, sometimes it helps to … Continue reading Closing the Loop in Little Things

Increasing Fertility with Chickens, Part I

One of the elements I lean on perhaps more than any other in my homesteading efforts is my small flock of chickens.  Over the past couple of years I have raised chickens both for eggs and for meat, but those might even be secondary benefits that they provide.  The biggest benefit that my chooks provide … Continue reading Increasing Fertility with Chickens, Part I

My Inspiration for Raising Chickens Holistically

I have to admit, I think that chickens are one of the most amazing animals on the face of the earth.  They can find food in almost any environment through their own efforts.  They have a complex sociology and demonstrate a significant level of intelligence (although, admittedly at times, striking stupidity as well).  They never … Continue reading My Inspiration for Raising Chickens Holistically