11 Vegetables Anyone Can Grow At Home

23rd May 2015 By Dr. Joseph Mercola Guest Writer for Wake Up World One in three U.S. households are now growing food, according to a special report from the National Gardening Association (NGA).[1] This equates to about 42 million households with a food garden in 2013, a 17 percent increase from 2008. K...
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Make Your Own Bug-Away Spray (Easy Recipe)

27th April 2015 By Alex ‘Earthie Mama’ Du Toit Guest Writer for Wake Up World Commercial insect repellents are so incredibly toxic with dangerous chemicals such as DEET (diethyltoluamide). As an Earthie Mama I want to make sure that my children only have the most natural ingredients on their skin. While...
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How to Make Kombucha

25th March 2015 By  Alexandra ‘Earthie Mama’ Du Toit Guest Writer for Wake Up World I am a huge fan of Kombucha. It  has been brewed and enjoyed for over 2000 years all over the world. Many cultures have studied this amazing concoction and applied it to their health regiments, from Russia to...
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The Old-Fashioned, Old Fogey Rules of Sustainability

27th October 2014 By  Gaye Levy Contributing Writer for Wake Up World There is a tendency in all of us to compare the old to the new. This is especially true in the preparedness community where in anticipation of potential hard times ahead, we look to our parents and grandparents for ideas for living a...
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Using Nature’s Remedies for Health and Wellness

30th September 2014 By  Gaye Levy Contributing Writer for Wake Up World Although I have always had an interest in using natural products for health and wellness, the elimination of toxic chemicals and drugs from my medicine cabinet was a slow process. It was not until I began to embrace preparedness and...
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Adapting to Life Outside the System

By Paul Chambers Guest Writer for Wake Up World Some time has passed since I last chronicled my  ongoing adventure, living on the top of a mountain in the Australian Bush with my wife Sarah in  totally sustainable living accommodations made from 2 shipping containers. We have had just a few amazing deve...
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Living Life Outside The System

By Paul Chambers Guest Writer for Wake Up World My wife Sarah mentioned in passing “I have put the house on the market”. She was not happy living in suburbia in a 4 bedroom house with a swimming pool. She wanted to live in a more rural area where the houses do not touch at ...Continue Reading - Living...
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