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    Essentials of Small Scale Cage Trapping

    Understanding the Importance of Small Scale Cage Trapping Imagine finding yourself in a survival situation, marooned in the wilderness, with hunger gnawing at your stomach. Imagine too, having a skill that can help you survive, thrive and maintain your dignity. This skill is none other than small scale cage trapping, an integral part of the […] More

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    Zero Waste Homesteading: Effective Strategies for Waste Reduction

    How Waste Reduction and Recycling can Enhance your Homestead’s Sustainability Achieving self-reliance and sustainability on your homestead is a rewarding feat, but did you know that reducing waste and recycling can drastically enhance your progress and safeguard your means of survival? Imposing mountains of waste and the excessive energy it takes to manage them are […] More

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    From Harvest to Table: Mastering Seasonal Eating and Food Preservation

    The Importance of Seasonal Eating Before the invention of refrigerators, shipping, and supermarkets, humans depended heavily on seasonal eating. Edibles were eaten fresh when in season and preserved for the colder months. Nowadays, thanks to modern conveniences, we have lost this important skill of eating and living by the seasons. Yet, if we are seeking […] More

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    Stronger Together: Building Community in Homesteading

    Why Community Is Crucial for Homesteading Success When it comes to homesteading, survival, and self-reliance, community often takes a back seat. Most of us envision the “lone homesteader”, fiercely independent, battling the elements with only their grit and determination. While self-reliance is a crucial component of successful homesteading, the importance of developing and maintaining a […] More

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    Heal from Home: Planning and Planting a Medicinal Herb Garden

    Why Every Homesteader Needs a Medicinal Herb Garden The world is volatile and change is the only constant. In unpredictable times, self-reliance is more than just a virtue, it’s a survival strategy. One of the best ways to fortify yourself and your home is through a medicinal herb garden. The Importance of Medicinal Herbs in […] More

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    Weathering the Storm: Strategies for Homesteading in Extreme Conditions

    Homesteading isn’t for the faint-hearted, especially when dealing with harsh weather conditions. In any survival situation, preparation is key. Whether it’s blistering heat, heavy snow, torrential rain, or bone-chilling cold, you need to be prepared. It’s not just about surviving, it’s about thriving. In this article, we’ll discuss some tips and strategies for homesteading in […] More

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    Beneath Our Feet: Unlocking the Secrets of Soil Health for Sustainable Farming

    Understanding Soil Health: The Key to Sustainable Living In a world where society could crumble at a moment’s notice, becoming more self-reliant should be at the top of your priorities. One crucial aspect of self-reliance is developing a deep understanding of soil health and regenerative agriculture. Without fertile soil, your survival garden won’t produce the […] More

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    Tech Meets Tradition: Integrating Modern Technology in Homesteading

    Emerging Role of Technology in Homesteading Often when we think of homesteading and survivalism, we picture a back-to-basics lifestyle far removed from technology. However, as we enter an increasingly digital world, there has been a significant shift in this mentality. Today, homesteaders are integrating technology into their routines to gain better control and increase self-reliance; […] More

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    Healthy Herds: Essential Livestock Health and Veterinary Care for Homesteaders

    Maintaining Livestock Health: The Foundation of Homesteading When living on the homestead, the health and vitality of your livestock is crucial. Without them, you are vulnerable, lacking in food, security, and sustainability. This is a reality we must face. For those dedicated to the lifestyle of self-reliance, understanding the basics of livestock health and veterinary […] More

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    Future-Proof Farming: Adapting Your Homestead to Climate Change

    Understanding the Impacts of Climate Change on Homesteading Climate change is undeniably a global struggle, and as homesteaders, we are on the front line. Increasing temperatures, extreme weather events, and shifting wildlife populations significantly affect how we live and work on our homesteads. It is therefore essential that we understand these changes and adapt our […] More

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    Harness the Elements: DIY Renewable Energy Projects for Homesteaders

    Why You Need DIY Renewable Energy Projects Our reliance on traditional power sources is increasingly becoming a major concern. From the escalating costs of energy, the detrimental environmental impacts, to the looming threat of protracted power outages in times of crisis, it’s clear we need an alternative. This is where DIY renewable energy projects come […] More

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    Beyond Money: Mastering the Art of Bartering and Building Homestead Communities

    The Critical Importance of Bartering When disastrous scenarios become realities and tangible currencies like banknotes and coins lose their value, a skill hidden deep in the annals of history makes a comeback: bartering. This primitive system has been the cornerstone of human survival for thousands of years and stands tested and proven as an irreplaceable […] More

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