April 30, 2015

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10 Foods You Can Grow To Make Alcohol

Backyard gardening is a great way to either supplement your grocery store runs, or to provide a huge percentage of the food you eat. Growing fruits, vegetables, herbs and grains not only provides you with healthy alternatives to genetically modified, non-organic foods that you may buy in large chain grocery stores, it is also a […]

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April 29, 2015

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22 Strange Things To Can

When preparing for a long term emergency, it’s good to have a variety of foods stored away for times when you might not be able to get to a grocery store for a while. “Food fatigue” is a real thing, causing people to choose to starve instead of eating the same thing over and over […]

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April 28, 2015

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Homesteading in the Suburbs

I am a homesteader. I don’t live on tons of acres. Heck I don’t even live on half an acre. I don’t get to have more than a couple chickens, let alone the goats I’ve been dreaming of, and I certainly can’t raise all of my own food. But still, I am a homesteader. A […]

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April 27, 2015

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Free Training: Prepping For Pregnancy

Quick update for the week… I am holding a special online workshop with a licensed midwife on Prepping for Pregnancy this week. The class is going to be held LIVE on Wednesday the 29th for about 90 minutes (not including the Q and A).  If you’d like to attend you can click here to register. […]

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April 22, 2015

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Raising Chickens Vs. Ducks – A Guide

ducklings and chicks

Adding chickens and ducks to your homestead is one way to increase your self reliance.  Both chickens and ducks produce delicious fresh eggs. Both ducks and chickens can be raised as a source of meat, also.   A third scenario is raising your chickens and ducks for egg production first and then using the livestock for […]

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April 21, 2015

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How I Potty Trained My 5 Ducks

The first comment I always hear out of people’s mouths when I tell them that I have ducks is, “Oh man, I’ve heard they’re messy”. “Not if you know how to potty train them” I like to always say. This ALWAYS get’s their attention. And here’s what I mean. If you’re not familiar with my […]

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