Why Can’t I Afford Good Food?

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

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...
Prepareness to Survive Emergencies

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

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

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...
The Multiple Benefits of Eating Locally Grown Food

The Multiple Benefits of Eating Locally Grown Food

1.  Fresh, high quality vegetables and fruit.  Local food is usually sold to the consumer within hours of being picked.  In contrast the average vegetable in the grocery store is 5-7 days old, sometime as much as two weeks old, before the consumer buys it....