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

The Best Horses for Homesteaders and Preppers

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The survival uses for horses are abundant. After the SHTF and the power grid ultimately fails, the hooved beauties will once again be the primary mode of transportation in the United States of America. Caring for and training a horse is a massive commitment and requires factoring their needs into …

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15 Canning Mistakes to Never Ever Make

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The sight of jars stacked in neat rows redolent with the taste of summer bounty will be inspiring for those who want to start canning their produce.  Before your start though there are a few mistakes to avoid if you want flavorsome, tip-top quality canned goods through the winter. #1. …

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60 Incredible Gardening Hacks

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Nothing to see here, just lots of gardening tips, tricks, secrets and hacks! 1. Honey for rooting slips Instead of buying hormone rooting powder use honey – when you cut your slip for planting, smear some honey on it. It will significantly increase the success rate of slips and give …

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21 Canning Tips for Beginners

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As a child, I would marvel at the canning exhibits at agricultural shows with my mother. The peaches, plums and apricots in the jars displaying the blue ribbons, were perfectly positioned and the color seemed to capture the essence of summer sun-ripened fruit. I could only imagine the taste of …

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Mushroom Farming 101

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Mushrooms are an excellent home-grown food for preppers: they can also be grown indoors, seasons and weather conditions do not have bearing on your production, and they are nutritious. They’re a wonderful addition to your home-cooked meals, and mushroom growing can be a hobby or business. There is much to …

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How to Insulate Your Attic

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Winters can be brutal on keeping your home heated, especially for off-the-grid living. You don’t want to deplete your power bank by pumping electric-based heat into the home, only to vanish through the rooftop. To ensure you’re not wasting your time and resources, insulating your attic is completely necessary. We’re …

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How to Farm on a Quarter Acre

Farming is a wonderful hobby for many. One of the greatest qualities of any great civilization is the ability to have sufficient food reserves.A steady food supply is critical for your long term survival, even if you don’t have that much space in your garden. Besides, food is not the …

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Could You Lose Your Land To The Government?

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When all is said and done and you’ve prepped your homestead to the best of your abilities, your worries are supposed to relate to keeping yourself and your family safe, as well as maintaining food, water and resources through various methods described in this website. What you shouldn’t have to …

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How to Keep Your Chickens Safe and Healthy

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I dreamed of having beautiful chickens, Guinea fowl, ducks, turkeys, geese, peafowl, and even cute little quail running throughout our little homestead. They all come in so many beautiful colors and sounds; not to mention the food they will provide us in the case of an emergency. Before buying up …

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How to Make Maple Syrup

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So you’re tired of paying high prices for that delicious maple syrup to smother pancakes with and you’ve decided it’s time to make you own? Well that’s great – after all its pure natural sugar without any additives. The Sugar Maple (scientific name Acer Saccharum) is native to Canada and …

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