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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 ...
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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 ...
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Why You Should Start Homesteading Right Now Right Where You Are

On today's podcast I will discuss with you several reasons why you shouldn't wait until you move to your dream homestead, but instead you should start your homesteading journey right now and right where you are. . . I will discuss: A modern definition of what homesteading is. The many ...
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The Why, Where and How To of Rainwater Catchment Systems

On today's podcast I will discuss everything you need to know about building your very own diy rainwater catchment system. From why you should build one, where it should be, to the details of how to build a rainwater capturing setup. I discuss: Why you should consider putting in a ...
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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. This is not a list of every skill a homesteader may desire to have but a good list of basics. Every person ...
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Build Your Own Homestead Hardware Store

Being prepared and keeping supplies around the homestead is a necessity in my opinion. That's why I think building your very own "Homestead Hardware Store" is a good idea. There is a fine line between being prepared and being a hoarder and that distinction can be clearly drawn by keeping ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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