Homesteading

DIY Winter Water Heaters For Chicken Coop

If you’re a chicken farmer, you may already know that chickens actually thrive in colder temperatures, as they’re designed with a unique ability. They are [...]

25 DIY Root Cellar Plans & Ideas to Keep Your Harvest Fresh Without Refrigerators

Have you ever stopped to think what people did long before refrigeration? I’ve already touched the subject on how to live without refrigeration, but have [...]

How To Keep Your Winter Stockpile Safe

  Building your stockpiles is only part of the equation for survival. Once you have items stored up, you also must protect them all year long. [...]

25 Forgotten Homesteading Skills The Pioneers Mastered

Pioneer life has a special meaning in America. In less than 300 years, civilization spread across a vast continental wilderness. [...]

How To Field Dress and Process Deer Meat For Storage

Love the taste of venison? I sure do.  There’s almost nothing that compares to freshly prepared deer meat after a long hunt. But in order to enjoy the [...]

Make Soda Yourself With Yeast, Sugar & Bottles

  Make soda yourself. Did you know that you can do it yourself? People have all sorts of skills and abilities for the sake of preparedness. But I found [...]

What to Do With an Onion (or Garlic Clove) That Has Sprouted

Has an Onion or Garlic Clove Sprouted in Your Refrigerator or Pantry? You've probably come across this situation plenty of times— you bring home a bag [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]