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Do This By March

Do This By March

If you’re anything like our household, things get pretty quiet on our property in the months of December and January. During this time, we focus on...

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How To Pickle Beef

How To Pickle Beef

Pickling is an ancient and great way to preserve meat and add flavor at the same time. The process of pickling meat involves soaking the meat in a...

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Raising Pigs 101

Raising Pigs 101

Pigs are often some of the entry-level hoofstock that newer homesteaders get into. They then soon find that raising pigs is a completely different...

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Let It Rot

Let It Rot

Composting will save the world, your garden, and even your budget. You read that right; composting will save the world and I'd love for you to be a...

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Cow In A Jar

Cow In A Jar

Canning meat is easy. Yep, that's where we're starting today: what we're about to do is pretty easy and everyone should be doing it. The freezer is...

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How To Dry-Cure Meat At Home

How To Dry-Cure Meat At Home

Dry curing meat is an ancient method of preserving food. It has been used for centuries across many different cultures, providing a way to store...

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How to Bake Bread Off-Grid

How to Bake Bread Off-Grid

This is my favorite recipe of bread. Why? Because it’s as simple as it gets. I don’t really follow his recipes to the letter, so this is my simple...

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What Prepared People Do Every Day

What Prepared People Do Every Day

Have you ever thought about the daily habits that make someone “prepared”? Every day you supply your basic needs: eating meals, drinking liquids,...

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Don’t Do This

Don’t Do This

As winter sets in and the cold nestles deep into your bones, you may be dreaming of days in your garden under the warm sunlight and bright, happy...

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DIY Herbal Cough Drops

DIY Herbal Cough Drops

During the cold season or any time when air quality is poor or there are other airway irritations, having your own homemade cough drops can help...

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