Self Sufficiency

SURVIVE EMERGENCIES IN THE FIELD: NATURAL FIRST AID TREATMENTS OUR GRANDFATHERS USED

You live in a world where so-called modern wonder drugs, laboratories, and equipment have obscured more “primitive” yet highly effective types of medicine [...]

12 Ways To Treat Your Chronic Pain Naturally

Chronic pain is an issue for many people, especially as you age or if you’ve sustained an injury. It also doesn’t help that doctors prescribe pain pills [...]

The Best Canned Bacon: Plain, Maple, Tabasco

Let me just start out by saying that I spent hours pouring over other peoples’ videos and recipes to learn how to can bacon. I tried them all out and found [...]

9 Tips To Smoking Meat Any Homesteader Should Know

Oh the delicious flavor of smoked ribs, brisket, or even fish and seafood… It’s a distinctive flavor, but varies significantly based on your methods. It [...]

How Long Does Shelf Food Really Last

Just about any food item that you pick up is going to have a date that says something along the lines of “sell by,” “best if used by,” or “use by.” [...]

5 Classic American Recipes We All Love

We all have that one family dish that we’re known for, the one that was passed down to us from our ancestors.It may be a dip, or a cake, or your grandma’s [...]

THE TOP MEDICINAL PLANTS OF NORTH AMERICA

FOUND EVERYWHERE … Medicinal plants may be right under your feet. They may be in your backyard and all around at a local park. North America has a variety of [...]

How To Make a Powerful Calendula Extract to Keep in Your Medicine Cabinet (with pictures)

Beautiful to look at in full bloom, the sunny orange calendula – also known as marigold – has a wealth of herbal uses that are worth learning about. [...]

5 Clever Tips For Building A Good Cellar

When it comes to preparing for a major disaster or just surviving nowadays crisis, storing food, weapons, medicine, and other goods will be difficult in both [...]

How To Dehydrate Herbs for Long-Term Storage

Herbs are one of the first plants we put in our garden. There is nothing like fresh culinary herbs to intensify the flavors of food. As well, herbs are hardy [...]

Planning To Retire Off-grid? Here’s Where To Relocate

One of the big challenges for retiring today is being able to afford retirement. Many of us are in the difficult position of not having company retirement [...]

How To Build A Rocket Mass Heater

Rocket Mass Heaters, also known by the acronym RMH, are the latest rage when it comes to extremely efficient and sustainable heating methods using low tech [...]