Growing Vegetables Is Back in Style: Here’s How to Start Planning Your Garden

Whether you celebrate St. Bridget’s Day, Candlemas, Imbolc, or Groundhog Day, February 2 is coming up. For those of us active in gardening and raising animals in the Northern hemisphere, this means it’s time to think about spring. And that … Continue reading Growing Vegetables Is Back in Style: Here’s How to Start Planning Your Garden

Knowledge is Power: 31 Crucial Skills for Every Homesteader

Homesteading is a lifestyle that promotes self-sufficiency. To become self-sufficient, it is important to learn most of the prepping and survival skills listed below. (h/t to UKSurvivalGuides.com) Animal breeding – Animal breeding is a reliable cash-generating skill. Aquaponics – Aquaponics … Continue reading Knowledge is Power: 31 Crucial Skills for Every Homesteader

Colorado county criminalizes self-reliance: Off-grid living punished like a crime

(NaturalNews) There was a time in America — and not so long ago — when there was no “grid,” at least for those who lived outside of urban centers. To live self-sufficiently in rural areas was the rule, rather than the exception. People knew how to survive without electricity, running water, sewage systems or any other services provided by municipalities or power companies. They used wood for heat and kerosene for light; they dug wells, built outhouses, raised cows and chickens, grew their own food. That style of living may seem far in the past for most of us, but … Continue reading Colorado county criminalizes self-reliance: Off-grid living punished like a crime

Watch And Learn What An Economic Collapse Looks Like: “I Hope You’re Taking Notes”

Did you hear the news? “Greece Says No to Further Austerity Measures!”  Did you shake your head and say, “Wow, the nerve of those people refusing to cut their expenses in the face of all that debt”? I’m no financial … Continue reading Watch And Learn What An Economic Collapse Looks Like: “I Hope You’re Taking Notes”

How the UN is confiscating American homes and controlling all food and energy

(NaturalNews) In times of crises, the government has proven, time and time again, that it cannot be counted on to adequately protect the American people. As the American people have not prepared for the coming dark days, they will be vulnerable to starvation, dehydration, cholera, pandemics and attacks from resource-deficient looters. Will the government be there to save them? History has already answered this question in the negative. Events such as Hurricane Katrina, Hurricane Sandy, L.A. riots and the Ferguson riots have repeatedly demonstrated that when trouble comes, the American people will be on their own. (Story by Dave Hodges, … Continue reading How the UN is confiscating American homes and controlling all food and energy

Long-term food storage made easy

(NaturalNews) Natural News‘ very own Mike Adams has declared 2015 the “Year of Self Reliance,” reinforcing what he’s been stating in his articles and videos for quite some time: Now more than ever, people need to take control of their own security. From food to finances, he’s shown that if we are to flourish as a society, we need to take steps to ensure that we’re free from the likes of police state eyes, crumbling economic systems and greedy medical practices.(1) Food security in particular is a serious concern. Between droughts that threaten crop production, increased use of pesticides, the issue … Continue reading Long-term food storage made easy