Back To Basics: How To Make Sugar At Home

One of the best bartering products when SHTF is undoubtedly going to be sugar. It will also be a great product to have in order to make treats that boost morale and lend a sense of normalcy to life, which will be crucial to survival. [...]

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How To Make Beer At Home From Scratch

Have you ever been sipping a cold one and wondered to yourself, “Self, what would happen if there suddenly was no more beer manufacturers? Can I make this myself?” [...]

7 Encouraging Tips To Get the Overwhelmed Homesteader Back on Track

  Do you run a small or large homestead? Are you striving to be self-sufficient? Are you also struggling to keep your head above water in this season of life? Well, [...]

This Man Was Stranded at Sea for 438 Days. His Survival Story Will Amaze You.

A fishing trip turns into a terrifying test of survival after Salvador Alvarenga becomes one man against the sea. Salvador Alvarenga loved the simple lines of the [...]

7 Laws of Gardening: Time-Tested Tips For Growing a Successful Garden

We all have the best of intentions in the beginning of summer. We plan on spending the season growing a beautiful lush garden. As the summer drags on, avoiding the heat [...]

Lost Arts: Bringing a Chicken from Pasture to Plate

  There are many skills that have been lost over time.  Things your great grandparents did in their daily lives that are now left to machines in some far flung [...]

DIY Project: The Easiest Off-grid Fridge

As temperatures warm up, there is a natural tendency to look for ways to keep outdoor lunches cool, or even store other items without spending a fortune on ice and plastic [...]

3 Different Compost Making Techniques (and the Advantages of Each)

  Every gardener wants their soil to be better and there are many different ways to do this but one of the best and easiest ways to make your soil better is by adding [...]

Store Veggies For Long Term Step-By-Step

You cannot imagine how comforting it is to have fresh produce in hard times. But sometimes your garden just isn’t ready when you need it, or your availability to fresh [...]

Teaching Your Children How to Cook: It’s Important That They Know How

  About 53 percent of Millennials say they eat at restaurants at least once a week, compared with 43 percent of Generation X or baby boomers, according to a 2015 [...]

How to Plant a Quick and Easy Garden in Bags of Soil Without Digging

I May Have Found the Easiest Way Ever to Plant Vegetables! Considering that most gardeners don't have perfect soil, vegetable garden preparation requires tilling the [...]

Watering Tomatoes: When & How – 5 Pro Tips

Watering Tomatoes is both a Science and an Art If you love gardening, you've probably already asked an expert or yourself this question: "How often should I water my tomato [...]

Five Ways To Preserve Meat In the Wild

Unfortunately, many people are unaware of how to preserve meat without a refrigerator and have completely forgotten how our grandfathers preserved their proteins. If you [...]

How to Grow Truffles in 7 Easy Steps and Make a Big Profit

  Have you ever heard of a truffle? They are very popular in European countries but are considered a delicacy among those that are very well off financially. Now, [...]

6 Best Tips For Butchering A Cow

  This isn’t necessarily a topic for the faint of heart, but slaughtering and butchering is part and parcel of being at the top of the food chain in a survival [...]

How To Make Smoked, Salt Cured Fatback

Mine was truly a lovely childhood. I grew up on salt pork that was stored hanged in our root cellar. Almost anything in our pantry was home-made. The fatback is delicious, and [...]

The #1 thing a prepper should grow – and you’ve probably never heard of it

  Less than a year ago I was watching a YouTube video on gardening and agriculture and I came across the plant known as the Moringa Tree. Found primarily in the [...]

Survival Homesteading: Crop Production and Storage for Livestock

  One of the hardest cords to cut for homesteaders is dependence on commercial feeds. Our modern livestock – even a lot of the dual-purpose homesteading breeds – [...]

6 Easy Homemade Breads For A Healthy Life

  Bread is a staple in most diets and can be a real lifesaver, literally, when it comes to surviving. Unfortunately modern store-bought bread has very little [...]

Help Your Cow Or Goat Give More Milk !

If you have cows or goats for milk, you’ve most likely ran into times when milk production goes down. [...]

Homesteading 101: What Is It and the Essential Steps to Get Started

  Have you been hanging around our blog very long? If so, we are so glad you are here. But if you haven’t, you may be wondering what this blog is all about. What [...]