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How To Build Your Own Vertical Garden with a Pallet

How To Build Your Own Vertical Garden with a Pallet - Making a garden out of a pallet is genius. Pallets are everywhere, you should be able to find one for free at a local store or on Craigslist.

The world of preparedness and self-reliance is as full of good information as it is of excuses. People are looking for a reason to not make a move in the right direction. They torture themselves because then they have to …

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The Best Methods for Identifying Wild Edibles

The App That Identifies Plants From A Picture - I downloaded this app and got great results. How many times have you seen a plant or a flower and are unsure of what it is?

How many times have you seen a plant or a flower and are unsure of what it is? I know I have. In fact, I normally get really mad at my self because by my age I thought I would …

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What the Off Grid Cook Knows

Understanding what you are up against when you go off grid is critical to your survival.

Understanding what you are up against when you go off grid is critical to your survival. Many people want to launch from their home and into a homesteading lifestyle. One of the things most people underestimate is what cooking looks …

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How To Build Your One Year Supply of Food

How To Build Your One Year Supply Of Food — Everyone’s storage plan should include bulk food storage items, for example, oats, rice, salt, etc. These basics are needed in everyone’s home storage. Long-term food storage is cheap and healthy and very do-able.

Whether we are dealing with the floods in the Midwest or chaos in our own cities, food can fill a lot of holes in disaster. There are a number of ways that you can build your food storage. Many people …

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The Easiest Wild Foods to be Had

If you understand where to look you are going to be able to have access to easy wild food. Sustaining yourself, long term, off the land using bushcraft and the like is not easy. Food is going to be a big predictor in that success.

If you understand where to look you are going to be able to have access to easy wild food. Sustaining yourself, long term, off the land using bushcraft, and the like is not easy. Food is going to be a …

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How To Store Fresh Eggs Without Refrigeration For Up To 9 Months

How To Store Fresh Eggs Without Refrigeration Up 9 Months - Store eggs without refrigeration like we did back in the day! Some say the eggs taste better when kept this way. Want to give it a try? I already do this and will never go back to refrigerating my eggs again!

Store eggs without refrigeration like we did back in the day! Some say the eggs taste better when kept this way. Want to give it a try? I already do this and will never go back to refrigerating my eggs again! …

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37 Creative Storage Solutions to Organize All Your Food & Supplies

37 Creative Storage Solutions to Organize All Your Food & Supplies - One challenge we all seem to face is how best to store our stuff. Being prepared means having a large stock of necessities (and some luxuries) on hand. It also means you need to figure out how to maximize your storage space, so you actually have some room to live.

One challenge we all seem to face is how best to store our stuff. Being prepared means having a large stock of necessities (and some luxuries) on hand. It also means you need to figure out how to maximize your …

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Most Tender Meat Hang Times

Most Tender Meat Hang Times - If you are new to managing game meat you will find this article very interesting and helpful. It is all about hanging the meat for a certain amount of time. If you want a resource for hang times, this article will be that for you.

Here are a lot of great arguments and even some interesting studies about life without meat. Whether we are talking about vegetarianism or veganism it would seem that meat is not as necessary to human life as we once thought. …

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Vacuum Sealing Tips and Tricks

Vacuum Sealing Tips and Tricks - There are some great tips and tricks to help you seal your food right the first time, every time and save you even more money with less waste. Using canning attachments, sealing ‘wet’ foods, and the containers specially made to be vacuum sealed are all fantastic ways that you can regain control over your food, keep your freezer stocked, save money, and best of all, learn how to use a vacuum sealer better!

Most people think vacuum sealing is straightforward and while that is mostly true, there are some challenges that go along with this method of food preservation. Not all sealers are created the same just as not all vacuum sealing bags …

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Eating Well with Foraged Food

Eating Well with Foraged Food - The following are some great recipes that are easy to put together with foraged foods. Yes, eventually dandelion jelly might feel like a luxury, but trust me – it’s a luxury that’s worth the effort. :)

When we think of survival food, there are some standard meals that often come to mind: MREs, wild berries and roots, and wild-caught fish. It’s not the kind of spread that would impress your mother-in-law, that’s for sure. Well, I’m …

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