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Some Impact Man #17: Post Walden Experience

07-29-2013 06:22 PM by daltxguy | 8 comments »

1 year on from my Walden experience of living off-grid in 100 sq ft for 1 year in 2 countries, 2 continents, 2 hemispheres, I have returned to living in a house. The experience influenced my choice of house and it is a modest 1500 sqft, which is still too large but was the smallest I could find at the time. Houses have gotten larger and nothing under 50 years old seems small. But what I have retained from the experience? what have I discarded as impractical? Thoreau spent 2 years...

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Growing My Way to Freedom #1: My thoughts and experiences in the radical act of growing and preparing my own food.

07-20-2009 11:16 AM by Radicalfarmergal | 6 comments »

Before writing about my own experiences, I want to give credit to the Dervaes family, which has inspired me along my path. This incredible family has done amazing things in Pasadena California, on just a quarter acre of land. If you haven’t ever heard of them and you are interested in growing your own food and increased self-sufficiency, check them out. Their website is pathtofreedom.com and they have a video at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mCPEBM5ol0Q Today I have been think...

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