Turn-Key Homesteading

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Growing food saves money and makes you healthier.

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A laundry-to-landscape system is an easy way to reuse wash water.

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Composting is easy and fun. There are many methods. This one uses straw bales.

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Rainwater is better for plants and helps lower your water bill.

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We can design you a system to capture the rain from your roof.

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Greenhouses extend your growing season, really important for year-round growing.

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Chickens perform work that drives the fertility of your homestead.

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Worm farm byproducts add important nutrients to the soil.

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Energy audits lower carbon footprints and save money.

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We can build you a raised bed to fit any space.

Implementing systems to make your home more self-reliant

Grow Food
Save Money
Save Energy
Improve Health
Respect the Planet

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FOOD GROWING

The freshest food grows in your own yard!

• Homegrown, organic food is top-notch nutrition.
• Reduce the carbon footprint of industrialized food systems.
• Reduce food chemical exposure.
• Growing food is a rich educational experience for children and increases their connection to nature.
• Organic food gardens create ecosystems that benefit all plants and animals in the area.
• Learn companion planting using plants as allies.
• Greenhouses and season extenders for year-round harvesting.

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RAINWATER HARVESTING

Diverting rainwater for use in your garden is smart and easy.
We’ll show you how.

• Move rainwater where it is needed.
• Helps prevent erosion and runoff issues.
• Helps recharge the groundwater.
• Pulls water away from foundations
• Save on water bills.
• Plants grow better in rainwater than chlorinated municipal water.

• Greywater is a safe and eco-friendly method of reusing water.
• More available water for food growing and landscapes.
• Can increase the plant palette for a broader field of plant variety.
• Lower water bills by reusing water. over running the faucets.
• Laundry to landscape!
• Increased self-reliance through drought prevention.

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GREYWATER

Plants love greywater!

• Greywater is a safe and eco-friendly method of reusing water.
• More available water for food growing and landscapes.
• Can increase the plant palette for a broader field of plant variety.
• Lower water bills by reusing water. over running the faucets.
• Laundry to landscape!
• Increased self-reliance through drought prevention.

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COMPOSTING

Composting is a way of converting household waste into food
for the soil and your plants.

• Compost builds healthy rich soil
• Less garbage to landfill
• Lower your carbon footprint
• Save money on garbage bags (if you use
• them) and hauling service
• Better soil will mean better quality food and increased yields
• Worms – vermiposting

AND SO MUCH MORE!
Chickens coops, runs, tractors
Bees
Rabbits, hutches, runs, tractors
Pygmy goats
Aquaponics
Permaculture consulting
Edible landscapes and gardens
Urban orchards
Low-maintenance garden systems
Backyard habitats

Your ideas?

“This is a David and Goliath story– backyard gardens competing with Monsanto’s patents … rain barrels and greywater versus the worldwide privatization of natural resources … bicycles against the power of Big Oil. Garden by garden, neighborhood by neighborhood, each partial effort is a step in the right direction.” 

– Rachel Kaplan, Urban Homesteading

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