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How We Afford To Mini-Farm On One Income

“First off, I think I need to clarify a few things right off the bat. Originally, I had titled this post, “How We Afford to Homestead on One Income.” But that makes it sound like homesteading has to be an expensive endeavor, and that’s not necessarily true. You DO NOT have to move to the country or shell […]

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DIY Solar Powered Radio For $5

“This is another good use for  the solar panel used on the huge amounts of garden LED lights around, coupled to a portable radio that runs off 2 or 3 AA cells. Most of us have an old radio lying around, so I based the $5 price on the cost of purchasing/ acquiring a solar […]

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Beginning Your Own Food Journey

“If you’re wanting to start on a path of eating and preparing healthier food for your family, you can really begin any where you want. But if you want to be successful in getting everyone on board with you or if you want to make the transition as smooth and easy as possible, then there are […]

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Chia Seeds Are The Ultimate Survival Food For Long-Term Storage

“In the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy, there’s a lot of renewed interest in preparedness. One thing we all learned from the disaster is that when the power grid goes down, starvation isn’t too far behind for those who have failed to store food. It’s easy to store a 72-hour supply of food just by shopping […]

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How To Turn Any Salt Water Into Drinking Water

“I live on an island of sorts. This is a bonus in some aspects as I have a rather large continuous supply of tasty seafood year round. The draw back of course is in times of need… I am surrounded by salt water. This can present a problem during the dry season, which sometimes occurs […]

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Surviving In The Wild: 19 Common Edible Plants

“So you’re stranded in the wilderness. You consumed the last nub of your Clif Bar two days ago, and now you’re feeling famished. Civilization is still several days away, and you need to keep up your strength. The greenery all around you is looking more and more appetizing. But what to nibble on? Some plants […]

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Raising Rabbits For Urban Survival

“Raising Rabbits. Living in an urban area has a few disadvantages, specifically a lack of space. Rabbits make a superb source of lean meat that can easily produce in any setting. They are quiet, fairly odorless when kept clean, prolific and can be quite complementary to a survival situation. Not only do they produce healthy lean […]

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How To Make A Bike Wheel Bow

“Could not find one of these anywhere – put it into Google but no joy – – guess I better make one myself. Rigid frame. Good power output. No knock required on arrows. Longer draw than a standard bow. Accurate. So very light. Simple to build. Cheap – cost £2.50 for proper catapult rubber preferred by […]

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6 Trees Every Survivalist Should Know & Why

“Now is a good time to go out and flag the following five trees before the leaves drop (except the pine). Revisit them in the winter and learn how to ID them by the bark alone. Then again in the Spring with the buds and new leaves. Here are 6 trees every survivalist should know […]

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