Self-Reliance & Skills

Self-Reliance & Skills

Slojd: Opting Out by MAKING What You Need

Are you thinking about opting out of the system? You need to take a look at the Swedish philosophy of “slojd,” which is the practice of making what you need.

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Gardening

The Basics of Straw Bale Gardening

Straw bale gardening requires no bending, no digging, and very little weeding. Here’s what you need to know if you’re considering it for your own food production.

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Self-Reliance & Skills

4 Ways People Respond to Crisis Situations and How NOT to Panic

Experiencing a crisis is inevitable, and so is panic. Here are the most common ways people respond to crises and how you can avoid panic.

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Gardening

Adaptive Gardening: How to Grow Food When You’re Not Fit and Flexible

Growing food is great for you but it can be challenging when you factor in disabilities and aging. That’s where adaptive gardening comes in! Here are some tips to help you grow no matter what.

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Gardening

Got Trees? Here’s How to Grow Food in a Shade Garden

A shaded lot doesn’t mean that a food garden is impossible. Here’s what you need to know to grow a successful shade garden and get a fruitful harvest! We’re giving you the dirt!

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Gardening

55 Gardening Resources to Help You Have the Best Harvest Ever

From gardening in the city or country to indoor food production, there’s a useful library here. Amy has compiled it all in one place!

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Gardening

What You Need to Know About Growing Squash

Squash is delicious and SO versatile. Here’s what you need to know to be able to grow a bountiful harvest and information on what could go wrong so you can avoid the possible pitfalls.

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Gardening

What You Need to Know About Growing Tomatoes

Tomatoes are a delicious and versatile addition to your garden. Here’s what you need to know to be able to choose well and grow a bountiful harvest of tomatoes. 

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Self-Reliance & Skills

Know Kidding: How to Care for a Rejected Baby Goat

Usually, mama goats raise their kids without any help from humans. When they don’t, you need to know how to care for a rejected baby goat.

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Gardening

What You Need to Know About Growing Potatoes

Here’s what you need to know about growing potatoes. They’re awesome for preppers because you get a lot of caloric bang for your buck.

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Gardening

A Gardener’s Guide: When to Plant Seedlings Outside (or Not)

How do you know when it’s time to plant your carefully nurtured seedlings outside? Amy discusses the four factors you need to assess before you transplant.

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Gardening

What You Need to Know About Seed Selection and Acquisition

So you want to start gardening! Seed selection and acquisition is an incredibly important first step. Here’s what you need to know for the most productive garden possible.

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Gardening

How to Create a Food Forest in Your Backyard

A food forest is a low-maintenance, sustainable system that mimics a natural forest ecosystem, with layers of plants that work together to provide food and other benefits. Here’s how to create one.

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You Need More Than Food to Survive
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In the event of a long-term disaster, there are non-food essentials that can be vital to your survival and well-being. Make certain you have these 50 non-food stockpile essentials. Sign up for your FREE report and get prepared.

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