"I wouldn't worry too much about the wind. Practically all the vegetable crops you could grow in a raised bed will only set roots down to 6" or so anyway. Notable exeption: Corn. Rule of Thumb. If the plant will not blow over if planted…"
"So awesome! I applaud your efforts, but ask yourself this. These little or no costs you speak about. Do the companies and entities that donate to you get a tax benefit from what they contribute? It is easy to discount this, but at some point, these…"
"Hi Troy! In re your questions about Mead. It could not be simpler! Get a 12 pound batch of honey, mix it in with about 3 gallons of super good water. Heat that mixture up to about 160 degrees f and skim off any crap that floats .
Add the mixture…"
"At the Bad Monk's Meaderie, we filter all the small crap out of our beeswax using a solar oven and a fine mesh screen, which we recycled up from a local dumpster. We got the idea from this fine fellow here…"