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If you woke up one morning and you had no one to rely on but yourself, could you do it? Could you be entirely self-sufficient, with food, shelter, and other necessities?
It is easy to take things for granted when they are so easily come by-a drive to the supermarket can solve so many problems. This convenience can be great in that it allows time for other things, but there could come a time when we don’t have this option.
It’s important to learn to be as self-sufficient as possible before we are forced into this sort of situation. On The Real Farmhouse, there is a list of 50 ways to be more self-sufficient in one hour. The list ranges from simple actions like preparing a meal from scratch to tutorials on how to make your own natural cleaner. I particularly enjoyed the information on foraging-this is particularly useful in the event that you run out of food!