simple grey water system

Simple Grey Water System

With an outdoor shower and an area for washing up dishes outside, we haven’t had much of a need for indoor plumbing. With Winter approaching and a new kitchen sink awaiting, we needed a way to drain water from our…
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Going the Tiny House Route

In order for us to get on the farm full-time now we’ve taken some drastic measures. First of all, it’s a lot of gas driving an hour and 10 minutes each way from Saranac Lake to our little “broke down”…
small-simple-smart-building

Small. Simple. Smart Building.

I have fond memories of lunchtime with my colleagues at work, especially my friend Winston when we would talk about green building ideas. Great conversations and great friends often go well together. He had some cutting edge concepts well-suited for…
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Building Green in the Adirondacks

I’ve talked a bit about building green with my initial eco-cabin ideas and this week I’ll be attending the “Building A Greener Adirondacks” Conference at the Wild Center in Tupper Lake, NY to get some more inspiration into what the…
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Eco Homestead Design

All this talk about our farm land search was a little depressing, so in order to put forth some “positive thinking” I am going to devote this post to my eco homestead design. Previously I’ve taken two courses in eco…