Ever wanted to turn your backyard into a workable farm? Or learn how to pickle food? Grown and Gathered’s new workshops will show you how to do both.

Learn to Dance with James Brown

Friday January 22, 2016

Heading out tonight? Need to brush up on your dance moves? Let James Brown show you how to get down (right on, right on), in this short video.

How to Build Your Own Space Suit

Monday December 28, 2015

To travel into space you have to either be a trained astronaut, or very, very rich. But in volume 17 we spoke to Cameron Smith: an anthropologist who reckons there’s another way, and is building a space suit in his apartment to prove it.

A crafty inventor has MacGyvered a typewriter into an analogue computer printer. The result is as creepy as it is aesthetically pleasing.

Want to be that person in your group who can still do useful things like chop wood? And want to know the scientifically proved best-way to do it? We have the guide.

Nordic Tacos

Saturday November 21, 2015

Mexican and Swedish food collide in this delicious recipe from chef Magnus Nilsson.

Want to grow your own edible mushrooms? All you need is some cardboard, some used coffee grounds – and these simple instructions.

How to Build a Hut from Scratch

Sunday October 25, 2015

A chap we’re calling Queensland’s Robinson Crusoe has built a hut using nothing but mud, stone and wood harvested with his homemade axe. He shows us how in this mesmerising video.

DIY Proton Packs

Saturday October 17, 2015

Matt Clark makes ghost-busting proton packs – not out of cereal boxes and packing tubes, but fully functioning electronics. We spoke to him about the what, the how and – of course – the why of being a Ghostbuster.

The Soup Can Blacksmith

Sunday August 23, 2015

Make your own blacksmith-worthy forge with little more than an old soup can and an LPG burner.