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Self sufficiency is a lifestyle focused on reducing your use of outside resources. The more self sufficient you are the more you provide for yourself instead of relying on other people, corporations, or governments to take care of your day to day needs.

Homesteading While Renting: 15 Tips For Self Sufficiency While Being Renters

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You can homestead while you are renters with these 15 ways to start homesteading before you own!   Most people think you have to have a bunch of land in the country, have some animals and a huge vegetable and herb gardens to have a self sufficient and self sustaining homestead. They think going off […]

Self Sufficient Off Grid Homestead Ideas And Skills Basics – Canning

self sufficient off grid homestead ideas and skills basics - canning

Canning is a forgotten art of preserving food for your homestead. Let us help you learn how and get started! We’ve decided to start bringing you some of the forgotten skills of yesteryear. We’re starting a new series called Self Sufficient Off Grid Homestead Ideas & Skills Basics because we want to help YOU become […]

4 Survival Uses For Dryer Lint- Turn Your Clothes Lint To Survival And Homesteading Gear

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Dryer lint. Turn this common item that is often thrown away into something useful such as DIY fire starters and candles, compost material and more! Dryer lint and I have a love/hate relationship. On one hand, dryer lint is a common household nuisance. If your like me, you hate having to clean the stuff off […]

Homesteading For Self Sufficiency- 4 Common Mistakes When Starting Your Homestead

Learn how avoid these 4 common homesteading mistakes when starting your own homestead. Starting a homestead in exciting. Being self reliant and self sufficient is a great thing in this day and age where we rely on the grid for everything. Growing your own food, making your own power, and living off the land is […]

4 Simple Things You Can Do Right Now To Switch To Solar For Your Off Grid Homestead

4 simple things you can do right now to switch to solar for your off grid homestead

Even without spending very much time or money, you can start switching to solar power and save money on electricity in the process. Solar power is great. It is clean and green. But unfortunately it also takes a lot of money to set up considering the cost of solar panels. Even with tax incentives, most […]

What Is “The Grid” And Why It Matters, And Why You Need To Get Off Grid To Self Sufficiency & Self Sustainability Now

what is the grid and why it matters, and why you need to get off grid to self sufficiency & self sustainability now

Why is everyone trying to get off grid? We’ll explain Sub-Grids and “The Grid”, how they’re all interconnected, and if you really need to get off the grid. We’re all interconnected. Everything we do is interconnected. No, I don’t mean on some spiritual sense, but in our day to day lives everything we touch and […]

Self Sufficient Living – 22 Skills For Homesteading

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Try these 22 skills for better self sufficient living and incredibly rewarding homesteading. Start your journey to get off the grid now. When the crap hits the fan, we need to be ready to live a life of self sufficiency, be self reliant and self sustainable. First of all, what does self sufficient mean? According to […]

Build A $300 Underground Greenhouse “Walipini” That Grows Food Year Round

build a $300 underground greenhouse walipini that grows food year round

DIY plans, videos, infographic, and info about the Walipini, an underground greenhouse that lets you grow year round. You can build it for less than $300!! Homesteaders, farmers, and backyard gardeners often use various methods to extend the growing season, especially in colder climates. They often use cold frames, hoop houses, black plastic, frost covers, and greenhouses to give their […]

Line Breeding And Inbreeding Rabbits

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Can you inbreed rabbits? More so, should you? What is line breeding? Learn how to develop a good eye and good judgment in your rabbit breeding. Can you inbreed rabbits? What is line breeding? More importantly, should you? Line breeding is the process of breeding closely related animals, usually father to daughter or mother to son, in an effort to improve […]

Pasture Raised Chickens Aren’t For The Birds

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Feeding chickens solely on pasture can be tricky, but isn’t impossible. Chickens can find their own feed, but each chicken needs a considerable amount of room.  Chickens can’t eat what isn’t there, and the more chickens you have the less food there is for each chicken. You have to match the number chickens to your pasture size or they will […]

Things You Can Do To Be More Self-Sufficient

We are now three to five generations removed from the rural life that helped make America great. We have migrated to big cities and left our self-sustained lives behind. These mega-cities have caused our general well-being to decline, with suicide rates increasing across the world. Crowded conditions and economic problems have led to rampant crime, pollution, and a dog-eat-dog mentality. You will find […]

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