Lotus Garden Newsletter for Homesteaders. 21st October 2020

Apologies for last week's newsletter failing to arrive. It was scheduled around the hardfork and got lost along the way. As @justinparke missed out on the beneficiary because of this, we'll be adding him in again this week, in addition to this week's beneficiary.

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Things happening in the community.

October is mental health awareness month and @naturalmedicine have chosen this time to also add a @hivebuzz badge for shining a light on this topic. For the rest of October there will be extra prizes for quality content on this topic, the badge, however, is ongoing.


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Over at @ecotrain 100s of Hive is up for grabs for blowing the whistle, with this week's question of the week.

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Some highlights of the week

If you're looking into a more self sufficient or off grid life, then @queenmountain's podcasts could make useful listening. In this episode they discuss food ideas for growing, harvesting and storing.

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Speaking of food, what goes in must also come out (eww, I know...). So how do you manage the not so nice part at the other end of the digestive system when off grid? There are a variety of ways and @jacobpeacock shares his tent and trench toilet system for long term use.

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So often I want to grab something quick, but not too unhealthy, for breakfast and I think I could be onto something with @maryvas' flaxseed cookies.

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Here's a fun growing experiment from @nicolcron if you're new to gardening. Ever forgotten about potatoes and had them sprout on you?

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Each week one of our featured authors will be selected to be a 5% beneficiary of The Lotus Garden newsletter. This week @jaconpeacock will receive this award.


Thank you for stopping by. This week's newsletter was brought to you by @minismallholding.


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Give thanks @minismallholding, I am honored. Yeah, thinks are definitely a little screwy lately after the HF. I am still having some troubles with nodes, hoping things smooth out soon.

I was so disappointed to lose the post last week. Trying to remember to save a copy now.

I resd somewhere that the nodes can't all be updated at once, so I guess we'll be node hopping until they're all up to speed.