Self Sufficiency

Generate electricity from waste

Electricity from waste? This may sound impossible to get but is not. Even if the title sounds impossible, wastes are used to generate, electricity, heat and [...]

Off Grid Refrigeration

It is a fact that our entire way of  life is dependent upon gadgets of convenience and being tied to the grid.  The grid supplies us with electricity, [...]

Self-Sufficiency Skills for Survival

Being self-sufficient or being able to provide for your own without the help of others is important during a crisis. Growing your own food, raising your own [...]

Aquaponics A Survival Food Source

Aquaponics is the blending of aquaculture, which is the raising of marine life, with hydroponics, the growing of plants in water that would otherwise be raised [...]

Growing Food From Scraps

Did you know that 1/3 of all the food globally is wasted? Yes, it is! 1.3 billion tons gets lost or wasted or not consumed. And only a small percentage of [...]

How to Make Alcohol at Home

Humans have been making, using, and consuming alcohol since the dawn of civilization.  It first began with the cereal grains used to make beer by the cultures [...]

Seven Tips for a Smart and Healthy Victory Garden

During the difficult days of World War II, victory gardens became popular symbols of frugal living and self-reliance. As the nation’s resources became [...]

How to Preserve Meat for Survival

In a SHTF event, chances are that you will not be able to rely on your fridge to preserve your food as usual. People can get overtly reliant on fridges to [...]

How To Grow Your Own Antibacterial Bandages

As I work on turning this one acre homestead into a self-sustaining Garden of Eden, I have two requirements for every single plant I consider putting in the [...]

Aquaponics; Which Style is Best Suited to Me?

Which Style is Best Suited to Me? So there are the basics of aquaponics, it really can be as simple or as complicated as you like, if you want to start off [...]

Types Of Fish For Aquaponics

Ok, so there might not be a “best” type of fish to use in aquaponics but there are certainly some common types that are popular. [...]

Aquaponics – A Near Closed Loop Food System

When it comes to disaster preparation there is really no such thing as being too ready for any situation.  The fact is, however, that no matter how much food [...]