Living A Healthy, Sustainable, & Safe Life

Press Release for April 20 Workshops at the Living Well Folk School

 "The outdoor cooking class was wonderful," said Ellen Greer,   "So many different techniques were demonstrated, and the food was delicious."   Greer was talking about the " Outdoor Cooking" workshop she took in March at the recently opened Living Well Folk School in...

Three Head-Scratching Dairy Products You Can Make On Your Own

By: Ben Harman If, like me, you pull most of your groceries from the perimeter of the grocery store (typically: fresh produce, bakery, raw meat, dairy, and freezer sections) then you’ve probably wondered about these three products. On the surface, they may seem to...

RECIPES FOR COOKING OUTSIDE

Steamed Gluten-Free Cornbread - Smooth & Delicious! Serves 12 Ingredients: 1 cup corn meal 1cup gluten free baking mix or you can substitute your favorite flour 2 teaspoons baking powder 1 tsp salt  1 cup coconut milk  2 eggs, beaten 1 cup water, or enough more to...

LWES Folk School Opening

Press Release:   New “Folk School” to Open in Franklinville,  North Carolina       “Living Well Folk School offers everything I've ever wanted to learn about how to live my life in harmony with nature,” says Hannah Love, a  mother and artist who says “If I could take...

Emergency Readiness – Financial

by Harvey Harman 2019 Our son and his wife were recently near the epicenter of a major earthquake just outside of Anchorage, Alaska.   They were fortunate.  While they had to replace many of their possessions that were broken by the quake, their house had no major...

Why Can’t I Afford Good Food?

By Ben Harman Yes, it’s an age-old truth that everybody has to eat. But, we also know that there’s no such thing as a free lunch. However, if we could spend 20% less on the first four lunches, the fifth one may as well be free… Some of us may qualify for food...

Green: A low-cost, low impact, traditional way to work with wood

by Harvey Harman - December, 2018     Modern woodworking primarily uses dried wood that has been sawed, milled, and shaped into standard dimensions.  Green woodworking in contrast is a form of  woodworking that is much older and involves working with wood in more...

Prepareness to Survive Emergencies

Harvey Harman 2018      When an emergency happens, like a flood or a hurricane, an economic meltdown or a political disaster,  it often happens quickly without a lot of warning. Being prepared involves having emergency supplies on hand (which is covered in an earlier...

Emergency Preparedness – Where To Start

Harvey Harman It can be overwhelming figuring out where to start being prepared in advance for emergencies.  Yet with the increases in extreme weather events as a result of global warming, and the uncertainties brought on by political, economic, or environmental...

Where We Live and Its Impact on Our Health

Approximately three-quarters of Americans do not get enough exercise. Being overweight caused by poor diet and not enough activity has become epidemic in the United States, increasing dramatically every year for the past 30 years. This situation has huge health and...