Creating a Beehive Co-op

Tweet Pin It We have bees.  Not an infestation, but an actual honey beehive that we have setup in our backyard.  Luckily, it’s legal here, because we’ve had some problems. Last year, I spotted the Flow Hive Indiegogo crowd funding campaign and I was in love. Unfortunately, it seemed like a lot of money to invest and […]

Tip: Keep All Natural Bread in the Freezer

Tweet Pin It Once upon a time I avoided “all natural” or “organic” foods, because they went bad too fast. It was annoying and a waste of money. Then I started to think about why some food went bad, and some didn’t.  I bet you can guess too: preservatives. Sometimes preservatives are salt or vinegar, […]

Shopping Local – Hold A Craft Fair During Coffee Hour

Tweet Pin It Jon recently helped organize a small craft fair during coffee hour at church, and it was an easy way to encourage people to buy local.  Below, we give simple directions for organizing a simple craft fair.  It’s so easy, anyone can do it. Buying local is good for the environment because it […]

Jon’s Green Holiday Gift Guide – 2012

Tweet Pin It We are now entering the crazy time between Thanksgiving and Christmas.  When Black Friday hits, millions of Americans will go nuts buying things as gifts.  Hopefully more shoppers will think about the joy of giving and less about buying stuff.  As you go out or online to do your holiday shopping, please […]