17 Self-Sufficiency Tips from the Great Depression

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For those of us interested in homesteading, or just looking for ways to become more self-sufficient, there’s a lot that can be learned from older generations that did without the modern conveniences we have today.  Modern generations can have a tough time figuring out how to live in a low-tech world when we’re used to all of the efficiencies of today.

For her homesteading blog, Melissa Norris interviewed her dad, who grew up on a homestead in the 1940’s. In this interview we get a peek at how a family of homesteaders lived before a lot of modern conveniences even existed.  Details about food storage and preservation, livestock management, and ways to make an income from homesteading are covered in this interview.  This is a great firsthand account of living self-sufficiently when it was a necessity, and a reminder that we can do it too!

17 Self-Sufficiency Tips from the Great Depression


Bonus: Root Cellar That Can Be Used as a Bunker

root cellar that can be used as a bunker

Do you remember the old root cellars our great-grandparents used to have? In fact, they probably built it themselves, right in their back yard.

If you want to learn how to build a backyard bunker like your grandparents had, without breaking the bank, then you need Easy Cellar.

Easy Cellar will show you:

  • How to choose the ideal site
  • Cost-effective building methods
  • How to protect your bunker from nuclear blast and fallout
  • How to conceal your bunker
  • Affordable basic life support options

Easy Cellar will also reveal how a veteran, with only $421, built a small nuclear bunker in his backyard.

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