Long before moving to the island I took a keen interest in identifying as many of the plants around me as possible. How can I tell what plants I need purchase when I don’t even know the capabilities of the ones growing naturally all around me for free? Gaia’s Garden by Toby Hemenway is an … More Please look carefully at the plants growing around you.
I understand that not everyone has an entire tropical island to grow whatever plants they choose but wherever you are you can start small and simple to create food that is abundantly more nutrient-dense than the peasant food at your local grocery store. Long before the Island, I began growing sprouts in my one bedroom … More Stop voting for stupid plastic bins of greens from California.
One of the things that I’m most excited to implement on the Island is an ethanol distillation system. In analyzing the fauna on the island, we’ve so far found two main possibilities exist as yeast feeders: prickly pods that grow all over the island that may have enough carbohydrates for the fermentation process and fruits … More Island Ethanol Plans
Our experiment here on the island is just beginning. I underestimated the difficulty in laying the foundations for our first three pyramids. As frustrating as it has been, I have no intention of stopping after three. As you can see, there’s plenty of room for many pyramids: I actually wanted to begin with the dolphin … More If you are not experimenting with pyramids you are officially wasting your life.
Waterfalls, secret gardens, pyramids, a dolphin temple, only partially explored caves, coral reefs. Climb the cliffs, dive into deep pools, express flawless etiquette at underwater tea parties in coral castles and explore never-before-seen caverns! My entire life I’ve been carefully crafting the perfect island. I recently began actually living there. This is … More Welcome to the Island!