Blog

  • Happy 3rd Birthday, Landerholmstead! - Our fledgling nonprofit turned 3 this month. WOW – where has the time gone?! Can we even call it a “fledgling” anymore…? It feels surreal to reflect on all that we have accomplished in our… More
  • How Botanical Sexism Agitates Your Allergies - By Elizabeth Crews This post contains Affiliate Links. Introduction After years of his wife suffering with severe allergies and asthma, Thomas Leo Ogren was determined to find a solution to suppress her symptoms. What began… More
  • Finalized 2018 Board of Directors - We recently inducted our final additions to the 2018 Board: Amelia Herbst and Nick Griffin. Learn about the entire Board of Directors here. Amelia Herbst, MS, BS (General Board Member) Amelia Herbst is a clinical… More
  • New Board Inductees - Last month, we inducted two of our new Board members: Julia Davis and Mya Kerner. Learn about the entire Board of Directors here.   Julia Davis, MSW, BSW (General Board Member) ~ Julia Davis currently… More
  • 2018 Board of Directors - We are proud to announce that we are expanding our Board from the 3 Founders to include 6 new Directors. We are staggering their elections to prevent each position becoming vacant simultaneously, and will continue… More
  • Lemon-Lime Pound Cake Recipe - We are proud to welcome a new writer to our team of volunteer contributors! She will be writing periodically on sustainable food production and social justice. Her site is TracedLines.com, and this post is copied… More
  • Chatting Climate Change & Biodiversity with a Molecular Biologist - The Landerholmstead cares passionately about climate change and human impact on the earth. Sustainable ecosystems are essential for our success in helping people and the environment, as our Mission & Vision mandate. Last week, I… More
  • Vegan Citrus Chia No-Bake Cheesecake - I’m not vegan, but many of my friends are. And I do love vegan desserts. My favorite desserts aren’t overly sweet and have contrasting flavors like savory or acidic. This recipe has a little bit of… More
  • Landerholmstead Landscape Design Services - Now that we have acquired our WA State Business License, we are proud to launch our Landscape Design Services for the greater Seattle area! We specialize in sustainable, permaculture designs that take advantage of your… More
  • Last Chance – 2018 Board Applications - We are accepting Board of Director applications for one more day!  The Board of Directors are volunteers who provide leadership to The Landerholmstead as it transitions from a newly formed organization into a sustainable nationwide entity.… More
  • How You Can Help during the California Wildfires - As most of you already know, extreme wildfires are rampaging through California and are quickly closing in on Los Angeles. These natural disasters, likely exacerbated by climate change, have already devastated parts of California. People… More
  • We’re Official! - After months of fervent work, The Landerholmstead became Incorporated as a Washington State nonprofit on March 8, 2017! Here’s an excerpt from our Articles of Incorporation: “The specific purpose of the Corporation is to develop… More
  • A Vegetarian Journey, Part 1 - In August of 2015 I made one of the more dramatic decisions in my life — to go vegetarian. There were many reasons I decided to do this: ethical, environmental, economical, and dietary would probably… More
  • Homemade Cold & Flu Medicine: Sweet Licorice Fennel Syrup Elixir - Fall is here! And that means a lot of wonderful things that your acquaintances likely plastered all over social media. Fall is wonderful, yes. But it also means cold & flu season. Since pledging ourselves to… More
  • Climate Change: Why We Care - The Landerholmstead’s main purpose is to provide self-sufficient, sustainable housing communities for people in need. Our dream is to design a site where crops and livestock are in abundance, where the soil is fertile, and… More
  • Welcome to the Landerholmstead - Welcome! If you’re reading this, it means you are officially a part of a movement* to make the world a better place, one community at a time. This movement is known as The Landerholmstead: a… More
  • Vermicomposting: Instructions for a DIY Upcycled Worm Bin Composter - Hello and welcome to the Landerholmstead! We are excited to tell our story and share instructions for DIY projects as we experiment on the road to self sufficiency. So first things first: Composting! Hopefully you… More