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Apple Juice

August 11, 2012

We used the crate of apples we recently collected to make almost three gallons of delicious juice.Read More

The Huffington Post – Feature

August 5, 2012

Article about us featured on Huffington Post.

About life off-grid with a family.

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Make: Interview

August 2, 2012

Interview with us on the blog.

About our life, kids and home.

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Earth911: Off-grid Family

July 31, 2012 – Living Off-The-Grid, One Family’s Story

Article about us, our home and our lifestyle.

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Newsweek: Chispito

June 18, 2012

Newsweek – The Odd World of Junkyard Engineers

June 18, 2006

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Make: Toddler Swing

October 1, 2011

Make Magazine Volume 28, Page 144

Making a swing for your toddler has never been easier, using little more than a pair of old jeans and some chain.

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Make: Solar Wax Melter

October 1, 2011

Make Magazine Volume 28, Page 136

Full instructions on how to make a solar wax melter. The design is similar to a solar oven, so that you can use the sun to melt and filter wax from your top-bar beehive.

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Make: Fishing for Swarms

July 1, 2011

Make Magazine Volume 27, Page 132

Build a bait hive, so that you can catch a swarm of bees to put in your top-bar beehive. The great thing about catching a hive is that the bees are free and already … Read More

Make: Solar Food Dryer

April 1, 2011

Make Magazine Volume 26, Page 120

Step by step instructions on building a food dehydrater that uses the sun’s energy to preserve your fruits, vegetables and meat.

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