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How To Keep Your Home Warmer For Under $2

Small project with big results
Thursday, November 6, 2014, 6:03 PM

A simple inexpensive project that can help keep your home warmer in the winter and reduce your heating costs.

http://www.thegoodsurvivalist.com/how-to-keep-your-home-warmer-for-under-2-dollars-this-simple-tip-really-works/2/ » Read more

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Photo: Hestia Home Biogas

Biogas at home

Home biogas digesters
Tuesday, November 4, 2014, 6:11 PM

An interesting look at the energy capacity of a home biogas digester and what one could power with a small backyard setup.


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Preparing The Honeybee Hives For Winter

Steps for helping your bees survive the cold
Monday, November 3, 2014, 4:10 PM

For all those beginning beekeepers out there, here are a few steps to take to help out your bees get through a hard cold winter and increase their survivability into Spring.


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550 Fire Cord

A new resource for your EDC or survival pack
Friday, October 31, 2014, 5:15 PM

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. 


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Kevin Fogle, Urban Farm

Keeping Squirrels Out of Your Garden

A cheap way to protect your crops
Tuesday, October 28, 2014, 1:34 PM

Some great tips and ways to help protect your garden from squirrels and other urban garden pests.


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Photo courtesy Acres U.S.A.

Raising Guinea Fowl

A great addition to any homestead
Thursday, October 23, 2014, 9:10 AM

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. 

http://www.motherearthnews.com/homesteading-and-livestock/raising-guinea-fowl-ze0z1410zcwil.aspx#axzz3GyamdhoP » Read more

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Wax Disc

How to Clean, Melt, and Store Beeswax

Saving valuable wax
Monday, October 20, 2014, 7:03 PM

A great introduction into the steps and process of saving wax cappings and excess wax from your bee hives.


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The Lost Art of Sausage Making

A traditional method of meat preservation
Friday, October 17, 2014, 9:12 AM

The basics of DIY sausage making and a bit of history to this now uncommon process of home meat processing and storage.

http://gameandgarden.com/cooking/the-lost-art-of-sausage-making/ » Read more

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7 winter vegetables to add to your plate

Yummy crops to add to the mix
Wednesday, October 15, 2014, 5:01 PM

A number of great winter vegetables to seek out this winter. Also look for a winter CSA that might supply you with delicious veg.


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How to Make Biogas in 5 Easy Steps

Creating your own digester
Tuesday, October 14, 2014, 5:03 PM

Learn how to make your own burnable fuel (biogas) from this highly informative and comprehensive article.