August 27, 2014

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Why We Sometimes NEED To Pressure Can

The last time I gave a presentation on pressure canning, I made a mistake somewhere. I don’t know what I did wrong, but when I later ran into one of the attendees, and asked if she had started canning yet, I got a surprising answer. She gave me a very embarrassed look, and simply said […]

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August 27, 2014

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Don’t Pull That Weed! A Closer Look at Purslane.

It first showed up on our property in a load of garden soil we had brought in. The dirt was meant to fill my raspberry beds, but this strange weed started popping up all over the place in between the young berry canes. At first I was tempted to yank them out, but the leaves […]

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August 25, 2014

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Aftermath – Hanging In The Balance

Aftermath Episode 7 Hanging In the Balance You can see the full series of this fictional story here. “How is he?” “Not good.” “Stable?” “For now, but he’s lost a lot of blood.” “Take some more from the boy.” “We’re gonna bleed him dry.” “So what.” Patricia’s head pounded in agony. The voices were coming […]

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August 24, 2014

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Must-Watch Gardening Videos For Preppers

Thanks to the internet we have a vast treasure trove of information at our fingertips. If you’re interested in gardening and survival, the following videos are eye-opening and helpful enough to warrant gathering together in one gigantic post. Not all of these are directly related to survival gardening; some are more about thinking through how […]

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August 24, 2014

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How City Folk Can Prepare For The Next Big Blackout

August 14th, 2003 we experienced the largest blackout in the history of the U.S.. This event left over 50 million folks without power. As with most events such as this one, it came unexpectedly. Where ever you are when the next blackout occurs chances are, especially if you are in the city, it will be […]

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August 23, 2014

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Put Your Chickens To Work With a Simple Chicken Tractor!

Chickens aren’t just for meat and eggs. If you’re used to buying bland, factory-farmed eggs squeezed out of sick, de-beaked chickens in tiny cages, the price of good eggs can be a bit startling. If you’re used to buying big, gross bags of cheap Tyson bird parts from Walmart, the price of good pastured chicken meat is […]

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