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30 Foods That Can Last Up To 30 Years
Are you looking for long-term food storage options? If so, you’ve come to the right place. We’ve compiled a list of 30 survival foods that can last up to 30 years! From canned goods to freeze-dried fruits, these foods might even outlive you! If you're worried about your emergency food going bad, then these are the best foods to start with.
chicken coops are great for small chickens and can be used as an outdoor shelter
16 Easy Chicken Coop Designs
Chicken coops don’t need to be Taj Mahals. In fact, people have gotten very creative over the years with their chicken homes. Your main goal is securing the chickens. That’s it. You can make it pretty if you want, but the chickens won’t care. Check out some of these creative chicken coop designs and ideas. Feel free to let your own imagination run a little wild when you make your chicken coop.
We live in a time when the unexpected seems to happen all the time. And since all signs point to a future that is even more disruptive, preparedness is no longer a mere suggestion—it’s an absolute necessity. While stockpiling dozens of survival items can seem overwhelming, it’s possible to amass a substantial cache of essential items without breaking the bank. You just have to get a little bit every week and be consistent. After a year or two, you’ll be amazed at how much stuff you have. Survival Items
40 Affordable Items to Grab Before They're Gone
We live in a time when the unexpected seems to happen all the time. And since all signs point to a future that is even more disruptive, preparedness is no longer a mere suggestion—it’s an absolute necessity. While stockpiling dozens of survival items can seem overwhelming, it’s possible to amass a substantial cache of essential items without breaking the bank. You just have to get a little bit every week and be consistent. After a year or two, you’ll be amazed at how much stuff you have.
50 Cheap Supplies You Should Stockpile While You Still Can
50 Cheap Supplies You Should Stockpile While You Still Can
After planning for food and water needs, you might be overlooking some dirt-cheap items that would serve you well in a survival situation. These are inexpensive everyday items we tend to take for granted when all is well. However, in an emergency, they will do more than just come in handy. We took a tour of our local dollar store with a survival perspective in mind and found many dirt-cheap items that would not only serve more than one purpose in an emergency but would be valuable for bartering.
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DIY Chicken Coop You Can Build In 1 Hour
If you own chickens and like DIY projects, you should try this DIY chicken coop. This is probably one of the easiest chicken coop designs you'll ever see, and it only takes an hour to build. Plus, the materials are only about $50.
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How to Make Papercrete: The Ultimate Building Material for Off Grid Living
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How to Make Sure Your Wheat Lasts for Decades
If you're looking for a versatile, nutritious food that stores well for decades, you should definitely consider wheat. Not only is it perfect for grinding into flour or eating as a breakfast cereal, but you can also serve it like rice or add it to soups and salads. Wheat is rich in fiber, protein, minerals, and vitamins. However, proper storage is essential for the powerhouse grain. This article explores how to store wheat berries so they last for several decades.
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1 Way Poor People Can Buy Land With No Money
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How to Build a Chicken Tractor
When most people think about housing their chickens, their first thought is a chicken coop. Coops are indeed a great, all-purpose option, and most chicken keepers raise wonderful, happy, healthy flocks with a single coop and an attached run. If you have a bit more space, though, you might also consider using a chicken tractor. These light, mobile structures are even easier to build than a chicken coop, and in this article you’ll learn everything you need to know about building your own.
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The 3 WORST Chicken Breeds
When deciding which chicken breeds to get, most homesteaders consider things like how noisy they are or how many eggs they produce. However, one of the most important factors is temperament. You want chickens that are friendly and easy to deal with. With that in mind, there are several chicken breeds you should avoid, and that is the topic of this video by Becky's Homestead. She talks about her three least-favorite chicken breeds. Here they are...
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7 Homemade Healing Salves a Century Ago
What did our ancestors use when they had wounds and sore muscles? I can tell you what they didn’t do; they didn’t run to Walmart and purchase an antibiotic ointment. Instead, our ancestors understood how to use herbs and other ingredients to create healing salves for what ailed them. Intrigued? I was, too! Learning how to heal your injuries with herbs and other items is a fundamental skill for any homesteader or prepper. So, let’s dive into what you need to know about healing salves.
12 Proven Ways to Boost Garden Harvests
12 Proven Ways to Boost Garden Harvests
Whether you have been gardening for decades or are planning your very first garden, every gardener has one thing in common: You want to enjoy a bountiful garden harvest. This article explores some tried and true tips for boosting your garden's yield this year – and maintaining healthier plants at the same time.
How to Make White Vinegar at Home
Making white vinegar is a cost-effective way to have a versatile food preservative, antiseptic, and cleaner. Here's how to make it.
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How to Properly Butcher a Chicken (With Pictures)
Learn how to properly butcher a chicken with step by step instructions. By the time you’re done reading this, you'll know what to do.
Poison ivy causes painful rashes on about 50 million people every. You should learn how to avoid poison ivy, but if it's already too late, there are plenty of home remedies for poison ivy that can soothe the rash and ease the pain in a matter of minutes. Here are 12 poison ivy remedies that work every time. Natural Remedies, People, Remedies For Poison Ivy, Poison Ivy Remedies, Herbal Remedies, Remedies, Poison Ivy
12 Poison Ivy Remedies That Work Every Time
Poison ivy causes painful rashes on about 50 million people every. You should learn how to avoid poison ivy, but if it's already too late, there are plenty of home remedies for poison ivy that can soothe the rash and ease the pain in a matter of minutes. Here are 12 poison ivy remedies that work every time.