Homesteading

Homesteading

Build an Inexpensive DIY Greenhouse

If you’re looking for a sustainable way to stockpile fresh fruits and vegetables without spending tons of cash, then consider building a DIY greenhouse. Don’t get me wrong; I think every prepper should have canned and freeze-dried food supplies available for short-term emergencies. But you’ll need a reliable food source to turn to when these [...]

The Benefits of Raising Meat Rabbits Raising meat rabbits is one of the most space efficient means of growing livestock for meat. Whether you live on a full blown multi-acre homestead, or on a town lot in the burbs, raising rabbits for meat is a viable option in your self-sufficiency and survival planning. They are [...]

Keyword: LivestockKeyword: LivestockRaising Cattle on Small Acreage When we decided to buy a homestead in rural Tennessee, we wanted a more peaceful, quiet existence. We didn’t necessarily want to be isolated from people, but we wanted a place far enough out to have some relative privacy. However, on our budget, we were worried about raising [...]

In preparedness, as well as in our normal lives, my family has adopted a strategy of self-sufficiency on the homesteading model. While food storage, arms and ammunition, communications gear and generalized survival equipment and skills remain important to us, the ability to sustain ourselves long-term is the heart and soul of our preps. These are [...]