Category: Homesteading


Landscaping With Food To Save Money And Live Healthier

Landscaping With Food To Save Money And Live Healthier -- It's easy to go crazy buying flowers and shrubs to add beauty to your landscape. Curb appeal is important, especially if you're planning to sell your home.  But by landscaping with food you can have a bit of both worlds: a beautiful lawn and food for the family.

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Indoor Winter Gardening Tips and Tricks A Must Have In Case The SHTF

Indoor Winter Gardening Tips and Tricks A Must Have In Case The SHTF - I love gardening indoors, I love the smell and the ease of just walking into a room and getting a few tomatoes or a fresh crop of basil or mint. If SHTF or we have adverse weather knowing the tips and tricks of growing food inside could save your life.

Image Credit: familyfoodgarden.com I love gardening indoors, I love the smell and the ease of just walking into a room and getting a few tomatoes or a fresh crop of basil or mint. If SHTF or we have adverse weather …

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Starting a Real Neighborhood Watch

There are many reasons you would want to have a neighborhood watch in your community.

There are many reasons you would want to have a neighborhood watch in your community. As important as it is to have people watching over the neighborhood its important to make community bonds. Your community is one of your biggest …

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Get the Most of Your Fireplace and Stay Warm All Winter Long

Fireplaces fill a home with warmth and comfort and quickly become the favorite area of the house.

Fireplaces fill a home with warmth and comfort and quickly become the favorite area of the house. Using your fireplace during the winter months can save money on heat and keep your whole family nice and warm. There is nothing quite …

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Chicken Defense and Free Ranging

Keeping chickens is one of the first big steps you can take towards taking back your freedom, in terms of food production.

Keeping chickens is one of the first big steps you can take towards taking back your freedom, in terms of food production. While gardening is amazing and will offer you tons of food, there is just something about a renewable …

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The Engine of Preparedness is Self Sufficiency

Prepping can be a bit confusing and a bit overwhelming when you first start down the path. It seems like, along with all your other debts and needs, suddenly you have a whole bunch of new things that are going to cost you money.

Prepping can be a bit confusing and a bit overwhelming when you first start down the path. It seems like, along with all your other debts and needs, suddenly you have a whole bunch of new things that are going …

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Fermented Survival, Powerful Probiotics

Fermented Survival, Powerful Probiotics - Even simply preserving things can turn them into powerful fermented foods. Sauerkraut is one such food that is filed with probiotics and its basically old cabbage and salt that can sit covered in a corner somewhere. All of the microbes and cultures that develop in that time are great for your health.

The abandonment of nutrition happens real quickly when it comes to some prepping methods. It would seem that as disaster hits we fall out of the fresh foods mentality and into the canned and processed food mentality. In some ways …

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Livestock for Sustainable Food Sources

Livestock for Sustainable Food Sources - Since the Neolithic age we have been keeping animals in pens and using them to make our lives easier. Its not all bad for the animals. They get a safe place to live where they are protected from predators.

To the shock of many, there are localities all over America that allow citizens the right to keep and raise livestock for sustainable food sources. Even cities are changing their tune with allowing things like chickens and goats to be …

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Nontraditional Gardening Methods

Non Traditional Gardening Methods - How and where you grow food is going to be a big consideration during a SHTF scenario. Now is the time to explore a variety of gardening methods and food production methods.

Most of our gardens are shut down for the year. The cold weather is blowing in and it’s time to start padding up ourselves for the winter to come. Without much yard work to do, you might find that you …

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5 Foods Preppers Forget to Store

There is a lot that can be said when it comes to food storage.

There is a lot that can be said when it comes to food storage. At its base you can just concern yourself with having some food on hand for your family in a disaster. Something stored is obviously better than …

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