May 21, 2015

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28 Cool Tools You Can Make From JUST Plants

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Imagine. You’re stuck in the woods with nothing but a knife and the clothes on your back. No food. No shelter. Nada. Would you be able to survive? How long do you think you would last? Would you know how to set up camp and make all of the tools and materials you would need […]

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May 12, 2015

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Top Chicken Diseases and Natural Treatments

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More and more people are returning to natural treatments in treating chicken diseases.  Keeping the backyard poultry flock healthy naturally is possible, although preventing illness is the ultimate goal. Keeping your chickens from getting sick in the first place is best,  but how can we treat the top chicken diseases naturally if illness occurs despite […]

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May 7, 2015

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Aftermath – The Show Must Go On

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Aftermath Episode 25 The Show Must Go On You can see the full series of this fictional story here. His neck strained to see out the open bus door. He struggled to hold the weapon steady in one hand.  The footsteps resumed, and had edged up to the opening. A figure appeared in the doorway, […]

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May 6, 2015

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How To Make Huckleberry Ink

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Whether you’re just looking to be crafty and resourceful, or you want to ensure some form of post-grid communication, knowing how to make ink from plants growing around you is a fun and useful skill to have. Historically, ink has been made from many different sources: gall, berries (blueberries, blackberries, raspberries, pokeberries, huckleberries), shaggy ink […]

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April 30, 2015

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10 Foods You Can Grow To Make Alcohol

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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

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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