Daily Digest #70 - Goats, Bridges and Fertile Soil

in #livesustainably4 years ago (edited)

Being sustainable means we have to plan for a renewable future as much as we replenish and maintain what we already have. Reusing, recycling and maintaining are all part of that.


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THIS IS THE WAY WE WASH OUR GOATS, @papa-pepper

"There are certain kinds of "goat lice" that can show up on goats, especially in the colder months. Usually once the temperature starts heating up they disappear on their own, but we didn't want to wait. We figured that the sooner we could rid our goats of their uninvited "friends" the better."

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Homemade Biochar to Sequester Carbon and Increase Soil Fertility, @sagescrub

Replenishing the soil that we farm is incredibly important. Constantly farming the same crops year in year out or planting in soil that has lacks natural nutrients is going to leave us with a poor harvest.

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Building a Bridge with Recycled Pallets, @senorcoconut

Helping to promote forest camping and country walking, this bridge made from reclaimed pallets now connects 2 forest paths at 'No Man's Land Extravaganza'.

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Let's add fragmented wood on the top of soil, don't burn it !

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