Five Dual Purpose Livestock For Your Homestead

There are many factors to consider when choosing the right livestock for your homestead or small farm. Depending on where you live, growing large amounts of food and raising animals can be challenging, especially in an urban or suburban setting. Though homesteading is becoming a growing trend, the rising cost of land and property taxes... Read more

First Aid Survival Tips, Skills And Knowledge When You’re 70

Being weak, small or old is not necessarily a weakness in a disaster situation if you have enough knowledge, skills and the proper mindset to survive. Skills and knowledge take time to acquire, and so is the mindset that makes you strong and able to survive when the world around you is falling apart. Knowledge... Read more

9 Survival Skills Our Great-Grandparents Knew

  Our modern society is highly dependent upon we’ll call the “system.” Not only do we rely upon utility services to bring us electricity, water and natural gas, but also on an incredibly complex supply chain which provides us with everything from food to computers. Without that supply chain, most of us wouldn’t know what... Read more

Homestead Pioneers: Back to the Land – Then & Now

There is a lot of talk about homesteading among those who are prepping to live long after there is a major economic collapse or some other terrible disaster befalls the world. Despite its common usage, not everybody is truly familiar and informed about what homesteading truly is. There is a good reason for that. Many... Read more