I know many readers are interested in setting up and running a small homestead on small acreage and The Backyard Homestead: Produce all the food you need on just a quarter acre, can help to get you started in the right direction.
Sustainable food campaigners want people to eat bugs, but some may find it hard to stomach.
First Things, First: Home Power Prerequisites
The threat of a solar flare wiping out our electric grid is probably something that most people have never even heard of, but the fact is, the threat is very real and has happened in the past.
Most of us have made some provision for first aid care in the event of a disaster or other emergency. But how many of us have prepared for a dental emergency?
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The intention of this article is to share with you how we decided on a homestead location and how we intend to get there. There are many ways to skin a cat.
The vast majority of Americans are going to be absolutely blindsided by what is coming.
The staggering growth in renewable energy has the potential to fundamentally change the way we generate and use power.
Reader M.D.W. wrote a very informative article, as far as he went. The newest technology in the air rifle race is the nitrogen piston, replacing the metal spring on the break action guns, both in rifle and pistol format.
“If kids grow kale, they eat kale,” Ron Finley, a famed guerrilla gardener, asserts during his 2013 TED talk.
You sit in your cubicle like a zombie and pretend to look over expense reports. Your stomach growls like a cornered dog.
The images in this article depict ECO Modern Flats, a Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) for Homes Multifamily Platinum project located in Fayetteville, Ark. —
Rain barrels are a great way to save water for not-so-rainy-days. Find out how you can build one in just 15 minutes.
We live in times of constant pressure. In school and the workplace there is a pressure to perform; in sports and manufacturing, a pressure to excel.
Do you plan to walk to your retreat? Then read this first.
If there’s one thing that I’ve learned from covering the tiny house movement, it is this: From pre-teens to Etsy artisans to Rage Against the Machine tribute band drummers, micro-dwelling enthusiasts are a truly motley bunch.
One of the essential items always being discussed as part of the GOOD gear is cordage.
When Civilization as we know it breaks down -- When the crazies are all dead, and when the stink and rottenness of disease ridden corpses of all kinds, sewage and insects abound, there are three things you will need other than food, water, seed and g
Before we discuss making Bushcraft Bannock, perhaps we should explain what bannock is in the first place, for those that may not already know or have an idea.
How many different articles, news stories, forum threads and blog posts have you read, over and over again, looking for sensible off grid energy equipment?
One of the more expensive aspects associated with developing a self-reliant lifestyle is the purchase, or construction, of a safe haven.
One of the most important aspects of Bushcraft is where it takes place.
Nicely the notion of urban farmer boils down to be very simple. First…grow food, second, share grown food with someone. So far so easy. Then give your farm a name. This third step is important as it starts to build your farm as a place, earning i
Won't You Be My Neighbor? We are reaching out to our neighbors, family, and friends to show them what can be done in prepping for survival. This effort is to create an awareness of what is going on in the world today, and how we can all be ready...
How to make homemade goat cheese, step by step with Donna Hancock
“Won’t You Be Our Neighbor?”
Even the most seasoned hiker can get lost in the wild, whether it’s wandering away from camp, getting left behind, getting injured or trapped. The wild could be a very unforgiving place, that’s why there needs to be a national hiker safety awareness
They say it takes a village to raise a child and after having two, I cannot agree more. Our family is trapped in this precarious place where we have one foot in the door of mainstream life and one foot in the door of a sustainable and sovereign life
Growing Edible Weeds