There are many ways to utilize your wheat grinder whether you’re in survival mode or simply in your kitchen.
It’s just about that time of year when you need to get your tomatoes started! Here are my top tips for growing the biggest, juiciest tomatoes that will be the envy of the neighborhood!
Do you know these twenty ingenious ways of using bacon grease? You may be surprised.
There’s nothing like homemade extracts to really bring out the flavor in your baked goods and beverages. Here are 8 delicious, homemade aromatic extracts that can be made in 5 minutes!
Growing these seeds will help you create the sustainable environment you are working toward. Here are six ways the sunflower can be beneficial in a long-term emergency.
If you’re trying to get by and want a self-sufficient meat source, but are limited on space or are trying to do it on the sly so your landlord and neighbors won’t find out, quail is an excellent option.
Whether you’re in a field environment, camping mode, or just trying to figure out whether you can repair the shingles on your barn before the rain hits, it is important to gauge what you see and compare it to what will be.
It’s no wonder chickens are the “homesteading gateway animal.” Here is everything you need to know on caring for baby chicks and keeping them healthy.
When chicks are ordered through the mail, they may need a little extra TLC. Here are some tips for reenergizing your chicks after a long transport.
Aside from using wood stoves to stay warm and cook food on, here are 10 tips you never knew on how to get the most out of your wood stove.
Let’s say you did everything by the book and researched the chicken breeds you wanted, set up all the equipment beforehand, and gave your chicks everything they needed to thrive; but for some reason they aren’t. While there could be a myriad of reasons why this could be, my guess would be on one of these seven common ailments.
There’s a style of apron for every homesteading chore and every budget. Pick a style that suits you and your needs best and I know you’ll love them just as much as I do.
Did you know they whirley pop device has more than one use? Give this old fashioned device and second look and see how many other ways you can use it.
The pros and cons of raising livestock, which breeds are most popular and why raising livestock are not only good for your pocketbook, but also a great way of learning to be more self-reliant.
Getting started raising rabbits isn’t difficult. Here is a basic tutorial on how to care for and use rabbits towards your survival.
Black gold is the product of vermicomposting—or, in simple terms, it’s the rich, black stuff that comes out the back end of a worm. This so-called “super soil” has many benefits and it only takes a little bit of work to build your own worm farm and start getting a constant supply.
Chicken coops need a little T.L.C. during the winter months. Here are 6 ways to winterize your coop and keep your chickens warm and cozy.
Your chickens will love this special treat and you will love the added health benefits of a healthy flock.
One day you may be looking to nature for your pharmaceuticals. With these easy to follow instructions, you can learn to easily create your own homemade salves using nature’s medicine.
Learning ways to practice the art of conserving water now, will help you lower your energy bills and make the most of your water sources during times of emergencies.
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.
Utilize these five easy ways to collect compostable materials to add to the garden. The end result is a full spectrum soil conditioner that will keep your garden thriving.
Are you ready for the first 72 hours of an emergency or natural disaster? If an unforeseen event should happen, sustainable and reusable supplies are great tools for you and your family. Here are several eco-friendly and health conscious ways to prepare for the possibility of an emergency.
A passionate composter and urban farmer, this author knows compost. What comes as a surprise to you on this list?
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.
I have discovered several ways to use wood ash.
It’s here and it’s being claimed “The first zero-waste grocery store in the world”. A zero-waste grocery store recently opened its doors in Germany and everyone should get excited.
Technology has made it so simple to turn your passion into a living income, it’s almost inexcusable not to. You owe it to yourself and all others who will benefit from your participation in that arena.
In our consumption-based society, as soon as something is broken, we don’t think twice about tossing it to the curb and buying a new one. We do this without realizing the other uses these appliances or their parts could serve us in the future.
Those who have started their survival gardens have no doubt learned from a few garden mistakes along the way. Yet through these mistakes, gardeners have stumbled upon wisdom and grown into better gardeners. These experienced gardeners have taken certain factors into consideration before the seeds are planted, and through experience found which vegetables varieties are easier to grow.