Category Archive: Homesteading

DIY Rainwater Harvesting Tower

DIY Rainwater Harvesting Tower I have got to say this is one of the most awesome DIY rainwater harvesting projects I have ever seen! The step by step instructions allow you to build it as high or as low as your needs and location allow. Harvesting rain water has become more and more important as …

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Hiding Food While Bugged Out

Hiding Food While Bugged Out Everyone talks about a bugout bag. It’s what we are able to take with us if we are forced to flee our current location. Many have and many are searching for a bugout location. A safe place to land and begin again. But what if that safe place isn’t truly …

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Couple Builds Glass House For $500

Couple Builds Glass House For $500 Preppers and homesteaders are some of the most creative people around. This is just one more creation that shows off that versatility. This young artistic couple built this glass house on their own without the aid of contractors and architects spending a mere $500.00 USD using found and donated …

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Benefits of Duck Eggs

Benefits of Duck Eggs I was surprised to learn the benefits of duck eggs outside of the fact that they are larger. Chicken eggs are pretty much the standard for the majority of us all around the world. But then they are a bit harder to market because they do take a little more work …

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Grow, Cure And Store Garlic

Grow, Cure And Store Garlic Garlic is one of the most popular vegetables out there. Especially to preppers, homesteaders, chefs, and herbalists. It has so many popular qualities from flavor to tincture production. You will find garlic as a topic on just about every site for all of the above uses! It’s versatile, easy to …

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5 Aspects of Off-Grid Living that Make You Happier & Healthier

5 Aspects of Off-Grid Living that Make You Happier & Healthier We’ve all heard early to bed, early to rise, makes a man healthy, wealthy and wise. There are many homesteaders still waiting on the wealthy to find them! There are advantages to clean living that are evident to just about everyone after the first …

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Wind Turbine Dispute Lands Home Owner in Jail

Wind Turbine Dispute Lands Home Owner in Jail Before beginning any property improving project we always recommend you check your local building codes and ordinances. However in this particular case in Minnesota the homeowner wasn’t told his turbine wouldn’t be allowed until he went to get the actual permit and there were no laws nor ordinances …

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Lanterns Made From Inexpensive or Recycled Frames

Lanterns Made From Inexpensive or Recycled Frames This is a neat little project that truthfully if you already have the materials could be free for you! Making lanterns may sound fun to crafters, but it could also be a practical project for preppers. When you have a power outage or an outdoor function candles are …

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A dozen wild foods you can use for the holidays

A dozen wild foods you can use for the holidays   During the cold months the wild edible foods choices get a whole lot slimmer. But they are out there! Wild edibles should be used more often by more of us. The cost of food is going through the roof and it doesn’t appear it will …

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The Art of Stacking Firewood

The Art of Stacking Firewood As we know in order to burn properly and produce the maximum heat firewood needs to be seasoned. This can take some time. Most of us simply stack our firewood in a covered pile until ready and needed for use. If you are lucky to have a good supply already …

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