HOMESTEADING

A Few Simple Steps To Make Sugar at Home

Powdered sugar is one of those items that you seem never to have in your pantry when you need it. Like, when you’re halfway through a recipe and your hands are all covered in goop and you just assumed you had some in your pantry. One of the best bartering …

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The Best Ways To Get 10 Times More Potatoes

Americans love potatoes, eating about 125 pounds, per person, per year. Although potatoes are easy to grow, many off-gridders on small plots of land avoid them because traditional growing techniques take up a lot of space. However, by using the caging technique, you can get a high yield in a …

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Homestead Survival: 6 Steps To Prepare Your Homestead For Survival

How To Develop Your Bug Out Location Into A Homestead Survival Safe Haven Once you’ve locked down your bug out location, you need to figure out how to establish this place. That’s where homestead and survival come together. You want to come up with a plan to develop your new found …

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Gardening During Drought And Hard Conditions

For a homesteader, gardening is a crucial element of living off the land. If you grow your own food, a drought can be a scary and trying time. However, droughts are a fact of life, and depending on where you live, may be a fairly regular occurrence. That’s why the …

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4 Forgotten Meat-Preservation Methods Used On A Daily Basis

The struggle to keep and store enough food is not a new problem, and as far back as 12,000 B.C., there is evidence of food preservation. The greatest tools to the ancients would have been sun and wind. Of course, we also can look to the Native Americans to learn …