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"Let us never forget that the cultivation of the earth is the most important labor of man. When tillage begins, other arts follow. The farmers, therefore, are the founders of civilization." -Daniel Webster

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Would You Be Pioneer Ready?

Would You Be Pioneer Ready?

If you look at your food preps you have stored away, you will realize that we are very similar to our pioneer ancestors who were getting ready for their arduous journey.

The Perfect Homestead

The Perfect Homestead

If you’ve made the enormous decision to relocate and start a homestead, take the extra time to do it right. Research is essential! Read more about 5 important criteria when planning for a homestead.

Alternative Cooking Sources for SHTF Planning

Alternative Cooking Sources for SHTF Planning

All the stored food in the world will do no good if you have no way to heat your food. Learn more about these alternative cooking sources to use during an emergency.

Child Friendly Livestock

Child Friendly Livestock

There is some discussion about the idea of livestock being an ideal alternative to the family dog or cat. While I do not agree on livestock animals becoming family pets, I do appreciate the research that went into which animals are child-friendly. See why these three livestock animals are family friendly.

10 Cool Season Plants You Can Grow Today!

10 Cool Season Plants You Can Grow Today!

Even though the days are still cool, there are some seeds you can start today. Here are some cool-season vegetables and growing tricks for a great harvest.

Physical Fitness and Survival: Why Your Body Needs Recovery Time

Physical Fitness and Survival: Why Your Body Needs Recovery Time

Your body is a machine that you have to maintain. Rest and recovery are just as important as the work you’ll be performing.

A Step-By-Step Guide for Starting Seeds Indoors

A Step-By-Step Guide for Starting Seeds Indoors

Simply by providing seeds with comfortable temperatures, adequate soil moisture and time, your plants will establish strong root systems and, in time, grow big enough for replanting. Follow these tips for planting success.

Money and Control: Why the FDA is Cracking Down on Natural Medicine Supplies

Money and Control: Why the FDA is Cracking Down on Natural Medicine Supplies

While the FDA has long, some wonder if the FDA has ulterior motives and if this is coming into play now for a reason.

Ambidextrous Shooting: How to Train Your Weaker Hand for a Gunfight

Ambidextrous Shooting: How to Train Your Weaker Hand for a Gunfight

Ambidextrous shooting could give you a survival edge if your dominant shooting hand is injured and your weaker hand must take over. Train today!

Peasant Communities Survived On This Simple and Nutritious Food For Centuries

Peasant Communities Survived On This Simple and Nutritious Food For Centuries

Peasant food, while simple and frugal, has been around for centuries – in every culture around the world. Using fresh roots, herbs, and foods available to them, households would whip up a soup the family could feast on for days. But why is this simple meal so nutritious?

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