Monthly Archives: March 2012

HOW TO MAKE MAPLE SYRUP THE LOW TECH WAY

¬† The rich caramel taste of maple syrup is not the only pleasure to be had during the sugar season if you are lucky enough to have a grove of maple trees. For the process of maple sugaring in a … Continue reading

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GERMINATION AND FOOD SELF SUFFICENCY

In Quebec, one of the biggest challenges for people who want to be self sufficient is how to feed themselves through the winter. The Quebec winter is long and cold. While it possible to grow vegetables in a heated greenhouse, … Continue reading

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HOW TO BECOME ENERGY SELF SUFFICIENT

  How much energy do we need? This is a question that we need to ask ourselves. When we need warm water we turn on the faucet. When we are hungry, we open the door of the refrigerator or turn … Continue reading

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