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10 Ways to Make Fire Without Matches

Updated videos on methods of creating fire
Thursday, April 28, 2016, 4:24 PM

As we look at preparing for uncertain times, we seek to have the resources on hand to weather the storm and be more resilient in our daily lives.  We store water and put food away for shortages or emergency situations.  We make sure we can communicate with family, friends, and loved ones.  We are all working on building resilience our own ways and learning from each other. 

Knowledge and skills acquisition is a topic that resonates greatly with the Peak Prosperity community. In this article we will explore a critical skill to learn and practice that can help you in really tough times or emergency situations – the skill of making fire. » Read more

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7 Ways To Grow Potatoes

Select the right one that works for you
Tuesday, April 19, 2016, 1:49 PM

A thorough look at various methods of growing potatoes - from traditional hilling to boxes and straw beds.

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6 Gardening Methods to Try in 2015

Start thinking about your spring garden plans
Friday, February 6, 2015, 2:12 PM

Discover an assortment of alternative gardening techniques to fit any style and space constraint. Get growing now to be ready for warmer temps and maximum food production.

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6 Ways to Dehydrate Foods

Preserving and drying foods for greater resiliency.
Friday, March 28, 2014, 7:43 PM

6 great ways to start dehydrating the produce from the garden this coming summer.

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How to Pit Cherries Without Using a Cherry Pitter

Simple ways to enjoy more cherries
Monday, June 25, 2012, 12:22 PM

Learn some new ways of getting the pits out of the big batch of cherries you picked up at the farmers market this weekend.  If you have other effective ways, post a comment or photo.