How to Tan a Hide, Naturally, in 10 Steps

hide tanning student softening hide

So, you’ve gotten your hands on a deer skin and you want to turn it into leather. This is an exciting moment! We’re going to walk you through how to tan a hide, naturally, in 10 steps with the wet-scrape brain tanning method. Using all natural materials and getting a hide velvety soft and pliable […]

Sustainability of Building Materials: An Ecological Approach to Carpentry

woman installing a salvaged window while building a tiny house

In our modern age of climate change and finite resource extraction, the sustainability of building materials matters. Indeed, building with ecological materials can decrease both your energy consumption and your ecological footprint. Sustainable building practices can also lower carbon emissions and minimize harm to human health. In this post, we review which construction materials are […]

10 Benefits of Herbal Medicine

Two students create Herbal Goodies during a wildcrafting and medicine making class

Herbal medicine, also known as herbalism or folk medicine, involves using plants and fungi to improve and maintain health. Unlike conventional medication, which typically relies on synthetic chemicals, herbal medicine uses naturally occurring plant compounds to heal the body and mind. Today, herbal medicine is growing in popularity as more and more people look to […]

How to Save Money Building a Tiny House 

Woman poses in front of plans during tiny house workshop

Are you looking for ways to save money building a tiny house? Look no further! Here at Wild Abundance, we’ve designed and built dozens of tiny homes using various money-saving techniques. In this post, we’ll share some cost saving tips for building a tiny house on a budget. Break down your budget  One of our […]

Growing Your Own Garlic

Woman stands in garden and holds large garlic harvest in arms

There’s nothing quite like homegrown garlic. The rich, robust flavor of garden-grown garlic truly shines compared to what’s available in the grocery store. And growing your own garlic is rewarding and relatively simple. In this post, we’ll teach you how to grow your own garlic from an individual clove to a big, hearty bulb. Grow […]