If you have read through my website, you will see that I often recommend books that I think you should own. I have been asked why I prefer to own books when there is so much free information on the internet.
If you are like us and prefer to use a renewable heat source like a fire, you might be interested in some different ways of getting that fire started without using newspaper.
Foraging for food is super satisfying, but for these 5 foods you do not have to travel far to find them. In fact you can probably forage from your backyard for this list. It might surprise you that you can eat them, but you can, and they are delicious!
Giving a gift to someone who has everything, or doesn’t want anything can be really frustrating. Whether your gift is for a prepper, homesteader, fermenter, gardener, baker or simply some one who is super difficult to buy for, I have got some genius frugal ideas for wonderful gifts for you to give.
What to plant in your Fall vegetable garden in September if you are in the Northern Hemisphere and what to plant in your vegetable garden in March if you are in the Southern Hemisphere.
Society is falling apart in so many places. The earth keeps throwing disasters at us, one after the other. And we are losing our resilience. More and more we are relying on government for assistance, on corporations for supplying our food, clothing and income. On external forces for our happiness.
In this modern world we are losing touch with some traditional skills that we really should preserve. You don’t need to even own land to embrace homesteading! You can learn to homestead anywhere. Homesteading is a way of life, a mindset and it is very rewarding.
There is a growing movement of people choosing to raise their rabbits in a colony setting. A rabbit colony is simply group housing for rabbits. You may keep lots of rabbits together in one house, or choose to just keep them in bonded pairs or small groups.
I am trying to get back to the old medicine. The way things were before doctors got big bonuses and freebies from big pharma. Herbal medicine, food as medicine, healthy lifestyle and natural remedies. I am just beginning on this journey but I have made a start in basic herbal remedies.
Parsnips need a longer growing season than most root crops. You can start sowing successions from now until mid spring for a continuous crop.