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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.
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.
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.
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.
If you have a hand mixer, homemade ice cream can be yours!
According to medical studies, it is estimated that over 60% of the population suffers from one form of food allergies or sensitivities.
We eat blueberries in December and drink pumpkin spice lattes in the summer. We eat tropical fruit with Midwestern grains. Without the transportation system, there would be absolutely no rhyme or reason to our “normal” diets.
Despite evidence that antibiotic use in animals that are used for food can be harmful to public health, a court has ruled that the FDA does not have to ban their use.
Anyway, raw milk makes the best cream and that’s that. The rich Jersey milk we can buy in the shops is the next best, far better than regular milk but nowhere near as good as ‘real’ milk.
Ponds. They’re mosquito-ridden little green pools of algae-infested slop water… if managed poorly. But even if they ARE managed poorly, they’re still an asset for the thoughtful prepper.