Featured Articles in Homesteading
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.
Experienced rabbit breeder, Ruby Burks details how to begin sustainable farming measures by caring for rabbits. Her primer outlines what breed to choose, housing and feeding rabbits to use as meat sources.
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When the SHTF, you do not want to become a casualty to the very dirt that you trod beneath your boots.
There are plenty of species that are beneficial to our gardens. They can pollinate your plants, fight pests, and in some cases they can help fertilize your soil.
Burns could be a prevalent injury during emergencies and knowing how to properly care of them to prevent further damage or infection is paramount.
Apart from raising awareness about some of the important issues and challenges we face, Yardfarmers is about converting unsustainable suburban developments, urban food deserts, or other neglected land into sustainable, more resilient opportunities for people while building community.