Homesteading

Homesteading is thought to be one one of the best ways to prepare for any long-term disaster. Although bugging out is possible, having your own piece of land in a (semi) secluded place is ideal.

Read the articles below to learn how to homestead on a small piece of land because it takes time to become good at them. The sooner you start, the sooner you’ll be prepared.

Some of the things you’ll learn include:

  • raising livestock such as chickens, ducks and pigs
  • various long-term food preservation methods such as canning
  • and how to start a survival garden from scratch, plus tips on how to keep it concealed

How to Gather Wood for Your Stockpile

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Stockpiling fire wood is a sensible precaution and preparation for potential power outages and longer term emergencies. Before coal, oil and electricity, wood was our primary source of fuel, with dried peat and buffalo chips taking its place in climates and situations when wood was scarce. If you don’t want …

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The Ultimate Suburban Homesteading Guide

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Homesteading in the suburbs is not yet commonplace, but the practice is now deemed more socially acceptable and less frowned upon by at least some homeowners associations. It’s possible to turn a suburban home and backyard into not only a homestead, but a true survival homestead, but keeping it a …

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How To Raise Pigs as Part of Your Survival Plan

Pigs are on of the best types of survival livestock a prepper can keep on his or her compound or bugout retreat. They are both easy and quiet keepers, require little space to house, can survive on low quality land, do not make much noise, and provide copious amounts of …

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The Dos and Don’ts of Grey Water

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Recycling water is just as possible as recycling plastic bottles. You might not realize that some of the water you use on a regular basis is considered grey water. There are ways you can safely reuse grey water, especially in a survival scenario or once an SHTF situation calms down. …

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How to Dehydrate Fruits, Vegetables, and Herbs

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When it comes to dehydration, there are few better options when it comes to preserving in-season produce. Dehydrated foods, if properly stored, last for months. If dehydrated food is stored properly, some homesteaders even claim that dehydrated food can last up to a year!  Unlike canned and frozen foods, the …

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How to Heat Your House with Wood

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No matter if you want to save on bills to use that money to prep or if you are working on your retreat, you will need to heat your home with wood. Within this, you will learn how to do that, along with learning what common mistakes to avoid. Where you …

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Raising Rabbits in an Apartment

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As a prepper, the real question you should be asking yourself is why shouldn’t you raise rabbits? They are a great investment for anybody looking to stockpile large quantities of meat, fur, fiber, or fertilizer. If you live in a small apartment, it can be difficult to raise most livestock …

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