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Seed Saving Tips

An instructional video
Thursday, October 15, 2015, 10:29 AM

A simple and informative video about the basics of seed saving and other resources to look at as you get more advanced and begin sharing those seeds.


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10 Survival Uses for a Sock

Great tips and reasons why to have a pair on hand
Wednesday, October 14, 2015, 7:38 PM

10 wonderful ways and uses for a pair of socks. Maybe its time to put the summer flip-flops away and start prepping for winter.


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How To Freeze Eggs

Saving eggs for later
Wednesday, October 14, 2015, 10:30 AM

Have an excess of fresh farm eggs? Here are a bunch of tips to help you successfully freeze and preserve eggs for later use.  Another way to expand the deep pantry.


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The Permaculture City Cover

The Permaculture City

A new book resource for the library
Tuesday, October 13, 2015, 5:30 PM

A new book by Toby Hemenway. The Permaculture City provides a new way of thinking about urban living, with practical examples for creating abundant food, energy security, close-knit communities, local and meaningful livelihoods, and sustainable policies in our cities and towns. The same nature-based approach that works so beautifully for growing food―connecting the pieces of the landscape together in harmonious ways―applies perfectly to many of our other needs.

The Permaculture City: Regenerative Design for Urban, Suburban, and Town Resilience » Read more

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CC BY 2.0 mbeo

Know Your Honey

What you should know about honey before you buy it
Tuesday, October 13, 2015, 10:12 AM

Get familiar with what to look out for when buying honey (ensure it is actually honey) and make sure you are getting a high quality, raw and unadulterated product for your preps and daily consumption. 


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Benefits of Rotational Grazing

An infographic on using temporary partitions
Thursday, October 8, 2015, 6:59 PM

An informative infographic that describes the many cost, health, and end product benefits of using a rotational grazing system to manage pastures and rotate your animals.  Take a look and learn how you can take advantage of these new methods. » Read more

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3 Late Summer Survival Uses For Cattail

Learning a new set of survival skills
Friday, September 25, 2015, 5:53 PM

Lots of new uses for the cattail plant that can come in handy during survival situations.


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How to Build an Earthbag Dome

Simple earthen structures
Thursday, September 24, 2015, 12:10 PM

Learn the basics of building these inexpensive and natural structures - great for storage areas (root cellar) and tool sheds. 


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CC BY 2.0 Kirsty Hall

Making Better Compost

25 things to start adding to your compost pile
Wednesday, September 23, 2015, 12:50 AM

A great list of items to begin adding to your compost pile to make better soil and reduce your waste stream.


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32 Foods That Aren’t Just For Eating

More than just filling your belly
Monday, August 10, 2015, 6:25 PM

Learn about a whole bunch of different ways you can use common foods for not so typical applications.