Archive for Downsizer For an ethical approach to consumption

Introduction/Read this first
Site guidelines, Announcements, Problems and Suggestions
How to use the site, report any technical issues here. Also the place for suggestions.
The section for welcomes and hellos
Authors Corner
We encourage all our members to write for the site. Discuss here what articles you would like to write or see, help people with their articles in progress and see what is coming soon to the site.
Small Business Questions, Ideas and Advice
A place to discuss ideas to start or perhaps boost your small business
Grow Your Own
Anything to do with growing fruit & vegetables
Make Your Own/DIY
Knitting your own yurt, making pants out of nettles or putting up a shelf? Ask for advice or tell us about it in here.
Chickens, ducks, geese and any other feathered animal
Livestock and Pets
Sheep, goats, cattle, other livestock and pets
The Apiary
Anything to do with bees
Energy Efficiency and Construction/Major Projects
Solar, Heat Pumps, Wind Power, Sustainable buildings etc
Recipes, Preserving, Homebrewing
Anything to do with making your own food and drink
Land Management
Fencing, hedges, decks etc
Recipe Database
Our new recipe database can be accessed here
Wild Food
There's loads of free food out there, herbs, nuts, berries, veg & mushrooms
Sea, Coarse or Game, not forgetting the abundance of shellfish
Shooting and Trapping for the Pot
Red stag or rabbit, paunching or plucking. Your questions, advice & opinions are welcome here
Conservation and Environment
A subject that's close to all our hearts
Reduce, Reuse, Recycle
The place to discuss ways to reduce consumption, save money, recycle, and cut down waste
Does It Really Matter...
For any moral, ethical or environmental dilemma you may be facing
Community and Family Matters
Getting active, and being a Downsizer in your local community. Think globally, act locally.... Exchange ideas, ask questions and share experiences here. Also the place for threads about family issues.
Downsizing abroad
An area to discuss the ups, downs and experiences of moving to and living in a different country
Got something to say? Well say it!
Finance and Property
How to find that property, and pay for it, the place to get advice on any financial and property matters
Trading Post
The ultimate in downsizing, Swap, Barter, or Sell it here.
The DS courier network
The place for offers or requests in shifting something from A to B.
IT Matters
Need help with a website or choosing accounting software, ask here
Reviews and What's On
Tell us about your local markets, farm shops, what you think of Books, TV, Courses, Products etc.
Seasonal and Frugal Shopping
This is the place to talk about what is or isn't in season if you want to avoid buying air-freighted imports. Or if you have spotted a particular bargain locally, why not let other people know about it too?
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