The Self Sufficiency Lifestyle This sustainable living site differs from other websites on self sufficiency. Here we share our real-life experience – from the research that’s inspired us, to the hands-on Permaculture techniques we are using to achieve it on our small farm in Western Australia. Sustainable living is defined as... ..."a lifestyle that can be sustained … [Read more...] about Sustainable Living
Sustainable Living on a Small Farm: How We Developed Our Working Model
Want your small farm sustainable living adventure to be a success?
Then you’ll need the right information, as well as practical hands-on skills.
So here we share our in-depth knowledge and experience of Permaculture farming and building technology.
And you’ll see how we've applied it … in real-life… to developing our own property project.
Small Farm Property Design Services
Small Farm Permaculture Designs for your property start at only AU$550. Details available here.
For families downshifting to sustainable living, deciding what is good life style is the first step to finding, planning, and developing the ideal self-sufficient small farm. So start your adventure to a better life by defining your sustainable living aspirations. Each of these aspirations will require specific natural resources to be present on your perfect property. Here … [Read more...] about What is Good Life Style for Families Downshifting to Sustainable Living and… Will That Property Deliver?
An Easy, Cheap Land Surveying Process Explained Tackle land surveying basics early in the farm development process with this cheap land surveying process explained here for setting out farm buildings, earthworks and dams. Land surveying begins with constructing yourself an accurate but cheap land surveying instrument. Such an instrument is the Hose Level, which you can … [Read more...] about Land Surveying Basics
What is Living Soil? What is living soil? It is the key to sustainable soil structure management and fertility! A primary goal of sustainable living on a small farm is obviously to produce an abundance of safe nutritious food – enough to meet your needs as well as a surplus to barter with others or value add for addition income. To achieve this goal, you must first … [Read more...] about Sustainable Soil Structure Management and Fertility
Building a Green Home Here we share our straw bale house building experiences so you can learn about straw bale home construction. Interested in building a green home? Straw homes are a great option! Advantages of Straw Bail Homes Straw homes offer many advantages when building a green home. Straw bale home construction doesn’t require a lot of skill. Straw bail … [Read more...] about Straw Bale House Building