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How To Make Your Food Stretch And Cut the Waste

How To Make Your Food Stretch And Cut the Waste — There is no denying that food is getting more and more expensive, especially if you want to eat anything resembling healthy food. Meat alone has seen price hikes by well over 60% in the last 4-5 years and people are feeling the strain in their pocketbooks

Food is its own security. As preppers, we all worry about the scarcity of food because it has been the human condition for a long time.  Deep down, we know that food is power and those who have the food, …

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Three Tips to Get Spring Started Right

There may be nothing quite like the potential of a new spring. When the first green shoots begin to come from the ground and the trees its dazzling.

There may be nothing quite like the potential of a new spring. When the first green shoots begin to come from the ground and the trees its dazzling. The monotone colors of the winter season are forced out by the  …

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How to Grow Your Own Herbs for Cooking

How to Grow Your Own Herbs for Cooking — Fresh herbs are a wonderful and healthy way to season food, and many of them even have medicinal properties. Some of us are intimidated by the prospect of growing their own herbs, but as Spark People’s tutorial shows us, it just needs a little bit of knowledge and patience.

30 years ago, herbs were simply something we kept in a pantry. They were chopped and dried remnants of their fresh self. In essence, they were a processed version of the herb they once were. In fact, most people kept …

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Hiding Food In The Wild

Hiding Food In The Wild — If and when a crisis hits, one of the most important things for you and for those depending on you will be food. Having access to ample backup food, properly hidden somewhere, will make all the difference between life and death of you and your bug out group.

Preppers spent the better part of this century in hiding. Operating from a position of secrecy. However, we have the ability to operate from a position of power. The first step is to assure we have plenty of food.  If …

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How To Know If Someone Is Following You

In the 21st Century, it is imperative that you know how to protect yourself. This is no longer an option in our society but a duty.

In the 21st Century, it is imperative that you know how to protect yourself. This is no longer an option in our society but a duty. A physical altercation is the worst case scenario. Even if you have the upper …

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Growing Food Passively

Growing Food Passively with the Kratky Method Growing -- food at home doesn't need to be a challenging and time-consuming task. Did you know that there is an interesting growing technique that is very easy to set up, off-the-grid and low-maintenance?

Growing food at home doesn’t need to be a challenging and time-consuming task.   There are a number of different ways that you can grow food passively in your own background. Most of the means take a little bit of …

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Growing and Foraging Elderberries for Preventive Medicine and Food

July through October is elderberry harvesting time, depending of course on your zone. Called a bush, that's actually a tree and yet in the honeysuckle family, elderberries can grow in most areas of the US and Canada.

July through October is elderberry harvesting time, depending of course on your zone. Called a bush, that’s actually a tree and yet in the honeysuckle family, elderberries can grow in most areas of the US and Canada. Start looking for …

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Growing Elderberries for Preventive Medicine, Food, Tea and Wine

July through October is elderberry harvesting time, depending of course on your zone. Called a bush, that's actually a tree and yet in the honeysuckle family, elderberries can grow in most areas of the US and Canada.

July through October is elderberry harvesting time, depending of course on your zone. Called a bush, that’s actually a tree and yet in the honeysuckle family (!!), elderberries can grow in most areas of the US and Canada. Before we dive …

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Planning a Fruit Tree Guild

Planning a Fruit Tree Guild - Gardens are fun and exciting. They grow lots of food if you know what you are doing.

Gardens are fun and exciting. They grow lots of food if you know what you are doing. I would recommend that every home have some small area that gets plenty of sun and can grow some food. Still, there is …

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This Little Weed is One of the Most Useful Medicines on the Planet

This Little Weed is One of the Most Useful Medicines on the Planet - This weed is one of about 100 plants that clean and correct impure conditions of the blood and the eliminative tissues and organs.

Do you know that you are surrounded by wild medicines? There are little weeds all around us that can both feed us and heal us. The problem is that most people don’t take the time to get to know these …

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