By: Matt “Papa Bear” Wooddell Many people, when first joining the preparedness community initially focus on guns and ammo. They want nice, useful, and effective weaponry and enough ammunition to last for years and years before needing to purchase more. After a few years of prepping and a few years’ worth of trips to the […]
This “movie trailer” for the Homesteading Summit was JUST RELEASED! It’s a pretty inspiring 50,000 ft view of what you can expect in the week ahead, watching the Mother Earth News Homesteading Summit! This 100% online event is set to kick off this coming Monday, October 31st. 35+ speaker, over 7 full days. Covering topics […]
The problem with emergencies is that we’re almost never prepared for them. They usually incite moments of panic, chaos and everything but rational thinking. Even in a state of crisis, while we’re seeking safety, very rarely do we know what we will do in just a moment’s notice, yet alone after the emergency has passed. […]
When it becomes mandatory for us to raise our own food to feed our families, space can become an issue for many reasons. You may have thought that raising and butchering rabbits was out of the question if you live in urban areas, within city limits, or live in a small town but still live […]
Pet Preparedness in a Disaster Everybody should have an emergency plan in the event of unforeseen disaster. And if you’re a pet owner, your disaster preparedness should consider their health, safety, and well-being as well. It may seem obvious, but not everybody thinks of it. So here’s a list of tips for pet owners to […]
Video By Craig Country Work Please support their channel by subscribing here Transcription provided by American Preppers Network Number of speakers: 1 Craig Turczynski Duration: 4 min 34 sec Watch More Craig Country Videos Here Farming In Texas: The Natural Way “Hi, this is Craig with Country Work Force and this is “Farming in Texas: […]
Written by Bobby Akart at FreedomPreppers.com Have you heard? Ducks are the new chickens! For Preppers keeping chickens has always been the norm. As a prepper, we have a goal of being duel-sustainable. Our desire is like many in the preparedness community, to be more self-sufficient and I dream of getting back to the basics. As a result, chicken […]
By Allen Baler 4Patriots LLC To a survivalist, depending entirely on the world outside for a basic need is an unacceptable risk. The idea of not having a way of feeding their families in the event of a major calamity is an intolerable one. One of the most accessible ways of ensuring a steady supply […]
As a Permaculture Designer/Consultant I always try to help my Urban or Suburban clients raise animals in a self-sustainable manner (as much as possible) depending on their needs and their available resource. Many of you (including myself) love to raise animals or want to raise animals. Again, depending on your residential or locality zoning laws […]
Peel freshly laid hardboiled eggs with ease – without baking soda, or poking holes in them. Written and lived by Stephanie Dayle. Ever boiled up some eggs for a dish only to discover that you can’t peel them without destroying the egg? Then looked online to see an endless variety of experiments that range […]
Host: Renée aka Michigansnowpony It’s easier than you think to raise your own pork! If you have the space and your zoning allows it, you might want to consider raising a couple of pigs. Not only will you have the most delicious hams, chops, and bacon you can imagine, you’ll also have peace of mind knowing […]
By Linda Holliday Although the language is sometimes cumbersome, I still enjoy old books for learning homesteading skills. A favorite is the “1881 Household Cyclopedia of General Information.” This weekend I took time while it was raining to learn more about composting. Forty years ago, my mother sent us kids out every night to bury […]
Written By: Linda Holliday When my sister and I were youngsters, my mother pulled us in our toy wagon into the woods during small game season each fall. She surely got a workout as she lugged that wagon through furrowed cornfields and thick brush. To entertain us while she hunted, Mom looked for a springy […]
Emergency Preparedness for Your Pets. Pet Food, what to store and how to store it!
A wonderful article with detailed video tutorials on how to easily slaughter your own chickens for food storage.
An excellent article on how to care for your chickens feet and some problems you might not be aware of.
All the tips you need for keeping your flock healthy and happy in the cold of winter!
I would like to take a stab at convincing anyone who is able, to raise meat chickens. Not so much for the sake of prepping, but for the sake of self-reliance, although, you can never go wrong learning to raise your own food as an emergency preparedness skill. If you are a meat eater, like […]
Thorough instructions on making pvc pipe or 5 gallon bucket watering systems for chickens!
Complete details on preparing quality dog food from your meat scraps and healthy vegetables and grains! Great recipe and canning procedures! Your dog will love you for it!
Important information regarding Antibiotics in food production! Take notes, buy organic!
Remember your pets when evacuating! Dogs and cats offer great companionship. Help them prepare for survival!