Winter Preparations On The Homestead


Depending on where you live winter can be a trying time on the homestead, but with a little preparation we can weather the storm a little easier and make those long winter months safer and less stressful.

Here are a few things you may need to do before it gets too bad outside.


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Recommended Item Of The Week: Berkey Water Filtration System


Berkey water filters provide the ultimate in water bourne contamination removal and is used worldwide to set the international standard for water filters used in clean or hostile filtration environments. Owning a Berkey Water Filter gives you the ability to utilize almost any outside natural water source and transform it to the best tasting, purest […]


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Homesteading Skills


On today’s podcast I will give a brief overview on many homesteading skills worth acquiring and I discuss how one would go about learning some of these skills.


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Urban Homesteading May Be The Answer


According to the United States Census Bureau 62.7% of the population live within city limits, that’s over 203 million people. When we consider that most of those people live in homes with at least a small yard and many without yards have community gardens available to them we can begin to see the potential of a solution for many of the problems we now have and many of the looming future problems we are facing.


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Summer Preparations For The Homestead


Living in the Midwest it’s easy to remember to get things ready around the homestead for winter but prepping things for the summer is something we may not put much thought into but can be just as important. Here are a few links that may help us get started with a few ideas and to […]


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Building A Berry Abundant Homestead


When it comes to growing an abundance of bush fruits on your homestead, or as I like to call it “building your own nature’s candy factory” there are a few things to consider like,what to grow, how much to grow, where to grow them, and how to maintain them. Even after taking all these things into consideration it is my opinion that growing berries on your homestead is one of the most beneficial uses of your time, space and energy when it comes to growing your own food.


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Preparedness and Homesteaders Everywhere


Preparedness I was reminded today of the importance of being prepared. My 2003 Trailblazer broke down on the way to work this morning, it was 1:30 a.m. and 28 degrees outside. I had to push it about 2 blocks into a parking lot to get it off the road and walk about a quarter mile […]

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