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Foraging for Pine Needles

(and other conifer needles)
Friday, December 2, 2016, 1:48 PM

A wonderful exploration of various pine and conifer trees and the different properties the leaves have. 

http://www.growforagecookferment.com/foraging-for-pine-needles/

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Using Tree Bark Flours

A Scandinavian tradition for cooking and survival
Monday, November 21, 2016, 12:36 PM

An interesting exploration of the use of various tree barks for baking and cooking with.  Definitely a unique addition to the pantry.

http://waldenlabs.com/tree-bark/

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Curing Potatoes Before Winter Storage

Tips and ideas for better storing
Monday, October 3, 2016, 3:58 PM

Fall harvest is here and it is time to start putting up your starchy tubers for the winter from the garden.  Here are things to consider for curing and storing your potatoes to get the most out of your crop.

http://ourstoneyacres.com/curing-potatoes-winter-storage

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Photo by Tim MacWelch

Prepping on a Budget

10 Survival Items That Everyone Can Afford
Thursday, September 29, 2016, 5:45 PM

A number of inexpensive and very useful preps to have for an emergency or just around the house for non-emergencies. 

http://www.outdoorlife.com/blogs/survivalist/prepping-budget-10-survival-items-everyone-can-afford

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Photo by Tim MacWelch

Using Acorns

How to prepare for food and medicinal uses
Friday, September 2, 2016, 11:51 AM

An interesting look at using the common acorn for both food and medicine. 

http://www.outdoorlife.com/blogs/survivalist/how-prepare-acorns-food-and-medicinal-uses

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20 Antibacterial and Antiviral Herbs

And how to use them
Wednesday, August 17, 2016, 2:56 PM

A wonderful look at the various herbs and plants that have antibacterial and antiviral properties.  Possible plants for you to consider growing in your garden.

http://www.sustainablebabysteps.com/antiviral-herbs.html

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Photo by Tim MacWelch

Preserve Perishable Food During a Summer Power Outage

5 tricks to save you food
Tuesday, August 9, 2016, 2:20 PM

Learn a number of methods to save and preserve the valuable food you have stored in your fridge when the power goes out during the summer or during emergency situations. 

http://www.outdoorlife.com/blogs/survivalist/5-tricks-preserve-perishable-food-during-summer-power-outage

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10 Survival Uses for Zip Ties

Inexpensive and secure
Monday, August 8, 2016, 2:52 PM

Lots of great ways to use zips ties and why you should include them in your BOB or emergency supplies. 

http://thesurvivalmom.com/10-survival-uses-zip-ties/

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CC BY 2.0 Lindsay Eyink

How to cook with a mid-summer CSA box

Getting creative with your summer bounty
Monday, August 1, 2016, 3:40 PM

Some good ideas on how to cook with and utilized all the wonderful food you can get from your CSA box or garden.

http://www.treehugger.com/green-food/how-cook-mid-summer-csa-box.html

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How To Freeze Eggs

DIY tips for saving eggs for later
Wednesday, July 27, 2016, 5:43 PM

A number of ideas and tips for saving eggs and putting them up in the freezer.  Another way to build resiliency and store extra eggs from the coop. 

http://fabulousfarmgirl.com/in-the-kitchen/tips-and-tricks/how-to-freeze-eggs/