Homesteading

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 to help your hens lay more eggs. Whether you are […]

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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, means to make potable water and […]

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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 you need to plant to feed your family? How many seeds/plants do you need to plant if you want to feed your family fresh produce during the growing season, and then can enough to last the rest of the year? Norpro Canning Essentials Boxed Set, 6 Piece Set The chart […]

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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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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. Not sure about what basic survival skills for kids are? Let’s get familiar with the most important skills needed. Survival Books For Kids If you’re not sure where to start, I suggest […]

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