Constitutional Right or Natural Right?

John Locke wrote that the preservation of mankind is the most basic law of human nature. Although he probably had the most significant influence on the framers of the Constitution of the United States of all those who wrote previously about natural rights, the concept of natural law did not originate with him. Natural law … Continue reading Constitutional Right or Natural Right?

A New Venture

11 weeks ago, we started on a new venture… CHICKENS!!!! After studying the various breeds for many months, their needs, expected production, housing needs, and their strengths/weaknesses, then comparing that with our goals, we selected two breeds to start with. What were we looking for in our starter flock? Well, since we live in Southern … Continue reading A New Venture

Intensive Gardening: Grow More Food in Less Space (With the Least Work!)

Blend the best principles of biointensive gardening and square-foot gardening to devise a customized, highly productive intensive gardening system. By Linda A. Gilkeson February/March 2014 Beauty and productivity harmonize in an intensively planted garden when you add flowers and natural, structural elements. Photo by judywhite/GardenPhotos.com Whether you grow food on a spacious homestead or are … Continue reading Intensive Gardening: Grow More Food in Less Space (With the Least Work!)