StepsToSelfSufficiency has various meanings. I would simply say: steps towards a simpler, greener and more sustainable life. It is how I see it. The individual topics are listed below and are far from being complete. Life is so complex that more and more topics will be added over time.

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This section is currently under construction. Little by little other projects will be added. As soon as the section's caption is linked, you will also find contents.

StepsToSelfsufficiency booklets: Download pdf files from my writings.

Garden and gardening: Anyone can do it. There is room for plants even in the smallest apartment. Here we talk about: "What can I grow?" and "How can I grow?".

Books: A list of the books I own. And maybe a wish list.

UseLessPlastic: Together with a friend I started a German project. In this space you will be able to find some tipps and tricks and some blogs about how to use less plastic. Please find our German project here:

Handicraft: Knitting, crocheting, sewing, needle-binding, weaving, darning and repairing ... we will start from the very beginning :-) I promise.

Cooking and preserving: New and old recipes - it will be exciting.

Plants from the wild and more: All you can find in the woods and fields - and also in the garden.

Medicinal plants: Plants that once were used in medicine, well some of them are still being used today.