According to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, the average US family uses 400 gallons of water per day. Most of that goes to watering lawns and gardens. During a disaster, the grass can die, but the garden will need water. Today I want to share with you a great method for driving your own water well […]
Learn how to plant and grow your own food and raise livestock for meats. Become more self sufficient and master the homesteading skills you need. We talk about gardening, sustainable ag, preservation of the food you grow, and how to build small business based on your land and craftsmanship. We show you how to use renewable energy from solar, hydro and wind.
What would you do if you had no house payment and no monthly utility bills? Well this guy is living the dream. Here’s a short introduction to simple solar homesteading that provides information on how to find cheap land, build an inexpensive home, and use solar power to eliminate monthly utility bills. While he doesn’t get into […]
So, you’ve thought about living off the grid and you’re wondering if it is right for you. By now you know that it means no more utility bills and generating all of your own power and water (and maybe even food and other necessary living supplies), but what’s really involved in that? It isn’t as easy […]
“During an emergency a man should be able to leave his home with nothing more than the clothing on his back and feel like he left nothing behind” – Thoreau That’s one of my favorite quotes and Les nails it right on the head in his documentary “Off Grid with Les Stroud”. It’s a really cool series […]
What are your lighting plans Post-SHTF? If you’re like most survivalists and preppers, you plan to use an oil or kerosene lantern for light. Most preppers are grossly underestimating their lamp oil needs. Let’s do some simple math and shed some “light” on this subject. If you use your lantern for the average of 4 hours each night […]
An apartment size propane cook stove with a small oven is very efficient. Normal everyday usage is from 2 to 5 gallons a month. Now this is not a camp stove but a regular looking small apartment size propane kitchen stove. These small LP ranges are available in both 20″ and 24″ widths. Five gallons […]