Tag Archives: Food Production

Mini-Farming: Self-Sufficiency on ¼ acre – Book Review

The agricultural sector is very important in the world. All countries rely on it for basic day to day needs and it is a big player in the economy.  Homesteading is very beneficial as a lifestyle of self-sufficiency that can guarantee a person will be fully independent.

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Seed to Seed: Seed Saving and Growing Techniques for Vegetable Gardeners – Book Review

Homesteading is known as a lifestyle of self-sufficiency. It’s characterized by different forms of agriculture, food preservation and sometimes the production of different kinds of crafts on a small-scale level. Homesteading more or less allows people to live frugally, while saving valuable and edible resources in a world that usually avoids recycling edible goods into newer food resources.

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The Urban Homestead: Your Guide to Self-Sufficient Living in the Heart of the City – Book Review

There are many books available that claim to cover the topic of self-sufficiency, but many fail to cover this topic adequately. However, The Urban homestead is a book that is informative and relevant on the topic of homesteading. Unlike most other homesteading books this doesn’t try to inform the reader of ways to recreate a homestead that isn’t modern. For example, many other homesteading guides often try to teach readers how to recreate nineteenth century homesteads that are not possible in today’s times.

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Some Thoughts on Foraging and Growing Food WSHTF

With such a fragile system keeping the store shelves stocked with food, it’s absolutely paramount that you not only learn to grow you own food, but that you also learn to forage and be able to identify edible plants in and around your city. Such skills are lost to the current generation so it’s important to learn these skills before SHTF since you’ll likely be the only ones that will know how. We gotta keep this knowledge and wisdom alive!

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The 3 Unseen Dangers in your Food Stockpile…

Stockpile, Hoard, Stash, Cache. No matter what you choose to call it, storing an ample food supply is an essential part of any survival plan. No surprise there right? When disaster strikes, grocery stores are stripped down to nothing but rows and rows of empty shelves in a matter of hours. So yeah. No surprises there. But what will surprise you is just how dangerous it is to depend on even the best stockpile… hoard… stash… or cache…

 

Because no matter what you call it, if that is the end all answer to your food supply, you are putting your family at risk for starvation. Let me fill you in on exactly why this is, and exactly what you can do about it:

 

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