Case Studies

  • A Case Study: Backyard Chicken Farmers — to flock or not to flock?

    In the face of a progressive national movement toward being able to directly source our foodstuffs, we find ourselves standing in our backyards, contemplating a design mined from one of many how-to websites on building chicken coops. This isn't the beginning of our engagement with identifying our food sources; it is the first step of commitment to being a chicken farmer. The practical impetus behind backyard chicken farming is obvious:  free eggs, free chicken dinners, plus knowing where both came from—our backyar    (more...)

  • Chemical Sensitivity Case Study

    How Smelleze® Got Me Back Into My Bedroom After Toxic Paint Exposure By Shelley Ervin, Commercial Writer, Southern California I am a 66-year old woman who has suffered for decades from MCS (Multiple Chemical Sensitivities) and other autoimmune disorders, including fibromyalgia, systemic candida, Irritable Bowel Syndrome and endometriosis. I am writing this to help others with conditions such as mine. I was also diagnosed five years ago with a stage 1 malignant breast tumor ("insitu" or encapsulated) and feel a respon    (more...)