This is a great picture I found on the www but no instructions. Has anyone every seen this before and built it? Please comment on this page and share your instructions and experience. Thanks. Continue reading
This Fodder System is a cheap and easy way to convert grain and seeds into high quality fodder for livestock. The most popular fodder is barley because it is cheap and grows fast, but you can make fodder from almost any seed that your animals would want to eat. Continue reading →
This is an amazing and simple method for building a rocket stove. Rocket stoves are very primitive, simple and effective and are used in third world countries as a primary means of cooking. By design, the fuel, normally wood, does not burn up as quickly as it would in a open fire. You could modify this design and scale it to suit your backyard, cooking, grilling and campfire needs. Enjoy! Continue reading →
Imagine the convenience of plucking fresh green onions from the soil whenever you need them? There is nothing better than fresh onions for your salads, dips, tacos or soup. But how could you have a supply of fresh onions at hand all the time? Okay… onions are available all year round from the grocery store, but they are hardly fresh, some are GMO’s and there’s almost always no way to know for sure where they came from or what they were sprayed with. Gardeners of course will simply grow them but some simply have problems with available space. Continue reading →
Making your own laundry soap is one of the easiest parts of a transition to prepping, homesteading and natural living. It is also a great way to save money on laundry detergent and is incredibly easy to make. It takes us about 20 minutes to make. My family has been using it for a while now and we love it. Plus, it is good to use with HE (High Efficiency) and regular washing machines. Continue reading →
These videos are dedicated to educating those who are not only willing to learn, but aware of the need for preparedness and want to secure their families and way of life. I had to include these videos in this site because this lady has done a great job with delivering a detailed how-to video on dehydrating. When I started prepping these videos helped me so much. Enjoy!
These general directions for using your pressure canner may serve as a guide and a reminder to the basic steps in home pressure canning food, but you should refer to the more specific directions that came with your pressure canner.