Category Archive: Homesteading

How and Where to Drill Your Well Video

How and Where to Drill Your Well Video If you don’t live near a moving body of fresh water or if getting to that fresh water could be an issue at your bug out location. You will want to drill/dig a well.  This process could actually be life saving someday and if the water is …

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Apply For Free Land In Kansas

Apply For Free Land In Kansas Who says you can’t afford land anymore! If you have been saving for your dream home, looking to relocate to a rural area, or just wanting to start over some place new, this could be the deal for you!   There are always strings attached to just about anything …

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Recycle Swingset to Chicken Coop!

Recycle Swingset to Chicken Coop! Once again I am amazed by the ingenuity of the homesteader. If you have children, in all likelihood you either have or have had one of the triangle style swing sets in your back yard at some time or another. Now days they are much more complicated then the back …

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Rancher Turns the Tables on Government Surveyors

Rancher Turns the Tables on Government Surveyors We have all at one time or another experienced government bureaucracy, fees, permits, and red tape. This is especially true if you are dealing with wildlife of any kind. One Oregon rancher received a request from the department of fish and wildlife to survey his property in regards …

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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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