Eating Acorns: Balanophagy

Jump to recipe: Acorn Bread, Acorn Cookies If you choose to alter your diet for the environment, eating acorns (especially in Mediterranean and temperate climates) is one of the best things that you can do. As the most abundant and climate adapted for drought, wildfires, and low-quality soils, oak trees provide much-needed habitat and produceContinue reading “Eating Acorns: Balanophagy”

Hügelkultur Garden Beds

A hügelkultur is a horticulture technique for building a garden bed using mounds of buried logs. Using alternating layers of organic, nitrogen-heavy materials with layers of dead, carbon-heavy materials, this style of garden bed acts as a compost and slowly decomposes the buried, rotting wood underneath. The decaying wood decays into usable carbon for plantContinue reading “Hügelkultur Garden Beds”