Smart Thinking

What Is Permaculture

By Angela Tipton

Recently, when I asked a potential customer what their plans were for their future property, they said they wanted to use it for Permaculture. Having never heard of this term, I decided to research it. What I discovered was a …

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Canning 101

By LandCentral

  With summer fading and autumn beginning, it’s the perfect time to preserve food through canning. Here are a few tips to get you started. First of all, what does canning mean? Technically, canning is the preservation of food that …

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Simple Ways You Can Help Prevent Wildfires

By LandCentral

With record-high temperatures, severe drought and about 11,600 square-miles of wildfire-ravaged terrain in the nation, is there anything that can be done to prevent these natural disasters? The causes of wildfires include drought, extreme heat and lightning. In 2014, there …

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Shade Balls Should Save Millions

By Josh Speiss

Los Angeles’ latest attempt to preserve its reservoir water from the region’s relentless drought comes in the form of an army of small, plastic balls. The use of Shade Balls could save millions of gallons of water. This relatively new …

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LandCentral Lends A Hand At The Oregon Food Bank

By Cam Clark

The Oregon Food Bank (OFB) collects and distributes food through a network of four Oregon Food Bank branches and 17 independent regional food banks serving Oregon and Clark County, Washington. The Oregon Food Bank Network helps nearly 1 in 5 …

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How to Make Your Home Zombie-Proof

By LandCentral

  Have you ever spent an evening watching The Walking Dead and thought: “What if the zombie apocalypse actually happened?” You could take refuge in a mall or set off across the desert with a small band of your closest …

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Camping Hacks

By Cam Clark

The term “ruffing it” comes in many flavors these days. From Bear Grylls style to “Glamping”, what ever your flavor, these camping hacks are just smart thinking.     Keep your food cool by freezing water bottles or gallon jugs of …

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America’s Safest Counties

By Candice Armstrong

One of the most influential factors in deciding where you want to vacation or call home is safety. You can’t have fun, relax or lower stress by worrying about crime and who your neighbors are. LandCentral has put together a …

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