Homesteading

Some of the links below are affiliate links. This means that if you choose to make a purchase SHTFDad may earn a small commission at NO additional cost to you. If you’re looking for an introduction to the methods of food preservation, you are in the right place. Today I’m sharing several food preservation techniques […]

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My garden is happily bursting with cucumbers, as a matter of fact, my family just harvested eleven yesterday and have loads more that look like they’ll be ready to pick in the next day or two.  And lots more blossoms that I know my trusty bees will pollinate.  What does one do with all these […]

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Ah, July is almost here! It’s the month to celebrate America’s independence, enjoy fun summer activities, and also savor the cherries that are in season. This sweet cherry jam recipe is one of my favorite ways to preserve fresh cherries. Easy to make, this jam is delicious any time of year and it even makes […]

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  Aside from raising your child on the values of right and wrong, parents need to consider incorporating basic survival skills into their upbringing. A lot of these skills can be accomplished by regular camping, hiking, hunting and fishing trips and some need a little more of a direct approach. Here’s my list of survival […]

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No matter how small of a space you have, it’s important to plan for those times of crisis. Today we’ll talk about composting in small spaces, so that you can have all you need to grow your own food.  This article is for those of us who want to further our understanding of the complete […]

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When most people think of long term food storage, pantries filled with canned goods is what often comes to mind. However, we have to be very careful with what we store and buy. Things are not always what they seem when it comes with food storage many products claim to be made with the famed […]

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How To Protect Your Food Storage Stockpile From Mold Molds is a fungi that can be found both indoors and outdoors, in walls and on everyday items. No one knows how many species of mold exist but professionals estimates range from tens of thousands to three hundred thousand or more. Mold spores can survive harsh […]

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5 Easy Foods to Stockpile for Disaster This article was kindly submitted to us by Brittany Deatherage. The majority of people pay no heed at all to the constant warnings and advice of the people around them who are actually prepared for the next natural disaster. Admit it, a lot of you haven’t even begun […]

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How to Help Hens Lay a Lot More Eggs Jordan Walker is very passionate about animals. He shows this passion by writing several helpful articles about the subject as the lead content curator for Coops and Cages and other pet related blogs. In this article, he shares tips on how you can help your chickens […]

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The Squirrel Trap A Critical Survival Tool That Most Preppers Don’t Have This guest article was graciously submitted to us by Karianna. This Item May Just Save Your Life! In these uncertain times it is imperative to be prepared to bug out on foot if need be. Your bug out bag contents could mean the difference between staying […]

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