Monthly Archives September 2014

6,000 lbs of Food Organically Grow in Pasadena Backyard

15 minutes from downtown Los Angeles with the intersection of 134 and 210 freeways 30 yards from their little house over 6,000 pounds of food per year are grown on 1/10th an acre. The Dervaes family grows over 400 species of plants, 4,300 pounds of vegetable food, 900 chicken and 1,000 duck eggs, 25 lbs of honey, plus seasonal fruits throughout the year. From 1/10th of an acre or a 66′ x 132′ plot of land including the little house, four people manage to get over 90% of their daily food and the family reports earnings of $20,000 per year
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Categories: 4b-Food and 4B-Gardens.

Full First Aid Kit Recommendations

Here’s some great First Aid Kit recommendations from Ellen Edmondson. These can be put together instead of buying a kit, half of which you don’t ever use and run out of the vital stuff you do need. I’ve pasted the document here and also attached a PDF to download at the bottom. ———————————————————————– First Aid Kits There are many good ready-made first aid kits on the market. The problem with these kits is that after you’ve patched a few cuts and wrapped a few sprains, you’re out of supplies. To get around this, you can make up your own kits.
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Categories: 4C-Medical and First Aid.