How to Make Kombucha Part 2

In How to Make Kombucha Part 2 we get into flavoring and the second ferment where we will bottle the brew and get some carbonation. Flavor In this batch, I’m using ginger to make a ginger ale flavored brew.  I’m doing...

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How to Make Kombucha Part 1

This post is about How to Make Kombucha - Brewing the First Batch.  We cover how to brew it, do the first fermentation and discuss a little about the second fermentation. The Ingredients The ingredients required include eight tea bags, 3...

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Epi072 Great Escape Farms Podcast

This post covers Epi072 Great Escape Farms Podcast - The Week in Review, Transplanting Plant Suckers, Humanure Composting Toilet, and Flash Freezing Bananas.Great Escape Farms PodcastGreat Escape Podcast is an audio version of the blog posts from Great Escape...

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Flash Freezing Bananas for Smoothies

This post is about Flash Freezing Bananas.  This can be done with ripe or over ripe bananas to save them for later use.  I use mine in smoothies. Background The reason this video came to be is that my wife went...

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Humanure Composting Toilet

This post is about how to make a Humanure Composting Toilet.  This post gives a high-level overview of what a composting toilet is and how it works. Background I was in a Permaculture Design Class (PDC) in the fall of 2016...

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Transplanting Plant Suckers

This post is about Transplanting Plant Suckers. We describe what a sucker is, the difference between a sucker and rooted cuttings and how to transplant suckers. Elderberries I have a number of elderberry plants at my Pasadena, MD homestead.  There is...

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Epi071 Great Escape Farms Podcast

This post covers Epi071 Great Escape Farms Podcast - The Week in Review, Cost Effective DIY Cheap Greenhouse, Propagating Goji Berry Lycium barbarum, and Polyethylene Water Tank Repair – Crack.Great Escape Farms PodcastGreat Escape Podcast is an audio version...

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Polyethylene Water Tank Repair – Crack

This post cover Polyethylene Water Tank Repair – Crack.  We show you how to repair a crack in a Polyethylene Water Tank, but the same method can be used for anything made of polyethylene, including canoes, kayaks, or anything...

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Propagating Goji Berry Lycium barbarum

Goji berries can be propagated via cuttings and seeds.  This post is specifically about Propagating Goji Berry Lycium barbarum via softwood cuttings. We will cover goji berry basics as well as provide a detailed how-to for propagating this little...

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Cost Effective DIY Cheap Greenhouse

This Cost Effective DIY Cheap Greenhouse post shows you how to build a very cost effective greenhouse that is very sturdy and quick to put together.  The greenhouse in this post/video was put together in about a half day...

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