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

Homesteading Skills You Need to Master

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Look virtually anywhere on the internet and you will find tons of exhaustive lists of recommended homesteading and off-grid skills that you must have or must learn. It seems each author finds different skills important. Part of the confusion results from quite a bit of overlap and more than a …

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How to Raise Goats

Goats are probably one of the easiest animals to keep. They’re versatile, hardy and they don’t actually require a great deal of attention. Although their playful and curious nature can present certain management challenges, they are easily integrated with other livestock and are very adaptable. Despite popular opinion, goats won’t …

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Here’s How to Use a Scythe

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There’s nothing particularly novel about the scythe. For centuries, this agricultural wonder-tool was commonplace among small-scale farmers. Most knew how to maximize the benefits of these hook-bladed implements, using them to cut fields of hay, grain and weeds. With the advent of horse-drawn ploughs and petroleum-powered harvesters, the scythe slipped …

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11 Ways to Preserve Eggs that are Pure Genius

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If we are fortunate enough to have gotten through a bad time and have a secure place to live, then thoughts inevitably turn toward producing and preserving enough food to feed us and our families. Having chickens that can provide us with eggs is one of the most ideal ways …

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How to raise sheep

Sheep would have to rank among the most common grazing animals in the world. They are extremely versatile and adaptable and are raised for wool, meat, skin, and milk. Raising your own sheep is an extremely enjoyable experience, as well as an excellent way to keep the grass down, turn …

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How to Live Without a Fridge

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Why would anyone want to live without a fridge? This is a valid question especially when 99.8% of Americans own fridges according to government data made available in 2018. However, millions of people in Africa and Asia are forced to live without fridges either because there is no power available …

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Is It Illegal to Collect Rainwater?

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Why would anyone think it illegal to collect rainwater? Well, what if I told you back in 2012, a man was sentenced to jail because he collected rainwater on his own property? Rainwater falls freely, and since it’s on your own property, you should be able to collect it for …

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