Homesteading

Suburban preppers do not have the same freedom and space to raise livestock as we rural homesteading preppers. But even if you live in the suburbs, you could still keep some goats on the homestead. A couple dwarf goats could be a game changer for any family. To increase their level of self-reliance suburban peppers […]

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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. Companies often make the claim that their products have the famed “25 year shelf life”. […]

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Mold is a slow-moving predator that can destroy your stockpile without you ever knowing. You need to learn how to prevent mold in food storage reserves. Mold is a fungus 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 […]

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Wonder how you can make your chickens lay more eggs? There are various factors that affect the production of your hens laying eggs and each one should be considered equally important in order to get the best return on your overall feed costs. Such factors include their age, health condition and surroundings when considering how […]

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Unless you’re living in the middle of the desert, there is a very good chance that the natural habitat around your home is abundantly stocked with wild foods just waiting to be harvested. Here’s a look at foraging wild edibles: learn about the most popular foods you can forage. What Is Foraging? Foraging is the […]

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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 alive or not. We all know the basics one should have for survival; a knife (check our Arthos Fixed Blade Survival Knife review here), fire starter, […]

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When it comes to number of benefits, apple cider vinegar tops the list of natural products that every homesteader or prepper should know about. Why? When SHTF, access to modern medicine as we know it would dwindle or be almost impossible. Knowing how to use natural products for various purposes is always a very useful […]

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Most people focus on spring and summer gardening but forget that the growing season can extend into the fall. I really enjoy gardening later into the year, especially knowing I can feed my family healthy, fresh, organically home-grown veggies harvested straight from our garden. Since it is now time to start planting your fall garden, […]

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Are you wondering how much to plant per person to feed your family? It doesn’t have to be complicated. See how many seeds/plants you need if you want to feed your family fresh produce during the growing season. And if you want to preserve some, to last the rest of the year, you need to […]

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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 that will help you save your garden harvest for later. Aside from SHTF prepping, knowing how to preserve food can save your family big bucks. Food prices are increasing yearly. […]

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