A great new item to consider adding to your bug out bag or as an everyday carry item. This paracord has a burnable fiber element that adds a whole new important function to it - a sustained flame.
Kevin Fogle, Urban Farm
Some great tips and ways to help protect your garden from squirrels and other urban garden pests.
Photo courtesy Acres U.S.A.
A great exploration of adding guinea fowl to your homestead for a variety of reasons, including tick and pest control control, meat production and can be used at a form of property security alarm.
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A great introduction into the steps and process of saving wax cappings and excess wax from your bee hives.
The basics of DIY sausage making and a bit of history to this now uncommon process of home meat processing and storage.
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A number of great winter vegetables to seek out this winter. Also look for a winter CSA that might supply you with delicious veg.
Learn how to make your own burnable fuel (biogas) from this highly informative and comprehensive article.
The basics of putting excess fruits and vegetables away in storage through dehydration and making fruit leathers.
A brief summary of how to get water and ensure that it is safe to drink during an emergency situation or survival event.
If you are limited on space due to living in densely populated urban and city environments, here are 5 ways to help you along your path to food production and increased resilience.
The wrinkles and dark circles within
Group for Preppers, Homesteaders, and helpful neighbors in Gallatin County
Stories and Predictions of the Future. The more detailed, the better.
Calvert and St. Marys County
For Texans living in/around Colorado County (Columbus, Weimar, Eagle Lake, etc.)