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How Hydroponics Can Save You Money on Animal Feed (Video)

How Hydroponics Can Save You Money on Animal Feed (Video)

Rising food prices have affected farmers all over the globe, and it doesn’t look like it’s going to get any better anytime soon. But for what looks like a sobering vision of the future for us, is a current reality in some parts of the world. These innovative farmers in a small village in Kenya were inspired by technology they researched online, and have come up with an amazing system of using hydroponic gardening to feed their pigs and chickens. I love this innovative solution to expensive animal feed, and I think any survivalist or homesteader could glean from this […]

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How to Properly Store Nuts

How to Properly Store Nuts

Nuts are one of the cornerstones of a complete emergency food storage diet, as they contain crucial fat and protein, both of which can be difficult to store long-term. Nuts will keep for long periods of time at room temperature, which makes them a favorite of preppers and outdoorsmen alike. You do need to make sure they are stored correctly, though, since while they have a long shelf-life, they are still prone to mold or rancidity in the wrong conditions. Here are some of the most effective ways to keep nuts lasting on the shelf: Soaking and Dehydrating One of […]

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3 Necessary Skills for Long-Term Grid Down Survival

3 Necessary Skills for Long-Term Grid Down Survival

Being able to start fires and build lean-to shelters will keep you alive for short-term survival in the wilderness, but if the world as we know it comes to an end it’s going to take a lot more to make it.  You will need to be able to repair and replace your gear, your clothing, and build long-term shelter.  But those skills are still dependent upon other skills.  If you really want to be able to live in a world without modern technology then you will need to have a working knowledge of these three skills at least.   Blacksmithing […]

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