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10 Edible Roots That Kept This Hermit Monk Alive

10 Edible Roots That Kept This Hermit Monk Alive

🕔09:15, 20.Jul 2017

Brother Simon created a stir when he appeared at farmer Farrin’s market stand to buy some crusty bread and sharp cheese.  The whole marketplace erupted in sound. Word quickly spread, and it seemed the whole town had already spilled into

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Pressure-Canning Hamburger Meat for Long Term Preservation

Pressure-Canning Hamburger Meat for Long Term Preservation

🕔08:20, 4.Jul 2017

The 4th of July is famous for juicy hamburgers fresh off the grill. After an emergency or unplanned event, it’s important for everyone’s morale to still have access to traditional comfort foods if possible even in times of crisis. Incorporating

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How To Make Money Off Grid: Making A Living From Your Homestead

How To Make Money Off Grid: Making A Living From Your Homestead

🕔09:10, 30.Jun 2017

There are literally hundreds of ways to earn an income from your off-grid homestead, the trick is finding a way to earn income that still allows you time to enjoy the off-grid lifestyle. What’s the point in moving to an

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Do You Recognize this Tree? [All Parts are Edible]

Do You Recognize this Tree? [All Parts are Edible]

🕔13:07, 22.Jun 2017

Can you imagine eating an entire tree? Probably not. We don’t tend to think of the majority of trees being edible, and only a few parts of the trees we do think of as food are traditionally eaten. In a

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24 Lost Gardening Tips from 100 Years Ago

24 Lost Gardening Tips from 100 Years Ago

🕔09:53, 22.May 2017

While many things improve with age and advanced technology, there are some things that stand the test of time. What worked perfectly a century ago is still just as effective and useful today as it was then. Here are some

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How To Make Survival Dandelion Jelly with 2 Years Shelf Life

How To Make Survival Dandelion Jelly with 2 Years Shelf Life

🕔12:26, 8.May 2017

If you needed one more reason to lay off spraying herbicides in an effort to eliminate all the weeds in your yard, here’s a fantastic one. Dandelions, which are a weed commonly found in lawns all over, are pretty darn

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How to Make Dandelion Bread (With Pictures)

How to Make Dandelion Bread (With Pictures)

🕔13:07, 21.Apr 2017

Nearly every part of the common dandelion, from its brilliant yellow petals, to its roots have been foraged throughout history for food, drink and medicine. A rich source of beta-carotene, dandelions are also packed with vitamins and minerals including calcium,

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How to Make And Can Vienna Sausages (2 Years Shelf Life)

How to Make And Can Vienna Sausages (2 Years Shelf Life)

🕔11:00, 7.Apr 2017

I stockpile a lot of canned goods, from tomatoes to chicken, to beans and beef. But my favorite canned goods are Libby’s chicken Vienna sausages (see picture). So I tried to make them at home and believe it or not, they

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The Best Way to Train Your Dog For Hunting And Security

The Best Way to Train Your Dog For Hunting And Security

🕔09:14, 6.Apr 2017

This article was written by dog trainer Lorraine Leibbrandt for askaprepper.com. I. How to Train Your Dog For Hunting In The Field I have always believed that any dog can be trained how to hunt if you have the patience and skill to

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How To Repackage Foods in Mylar Bags With Oxygen Absorbers For Long Term Survival

How To Repackage Foods in Mylar Bags With Oxygen Absorbers For Long Term Survival

🕔12:45, 22.Mar 2017

Shelf life varies, depending on the storage conditions and the food. You will usually see a range indicated for shelf life. For example, rice is listed as 15-30 years, and some sources estimate 10-15 years. Here are 19 more foods

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How To Can Chicken (Step By Step Guide With Pictures)

How To Can Chicken (Step By Step Guide With Pictures)

🕔12:45, 16.Mar 2017

Canning chicken is something our great-grandparents knew all about.  Preserving game and surplus meat for the leaner months or for your prepping reserves is a technique that’s well worth getting to grips with. Water Bath or Pressure Canner? First, it’s

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Lost Survival Lessons from the 18th Century Pirates Who Ruled the Atlantic

Lost Survival Lessons from the 18th Century Pirates Who Ruled the Atlantic

🕔14:29, 10.Mar 2017

This article is about the Privateers who were called the good pirates of the 17th and 18th Century working under the British Crown. They were seizing only Spanish royal ships and even “bad” pirate ships. Pirates roamed and ruled the high

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Cracking Open a Ten-Year-Old Bucket of Food

Cracking Open a Ten-Year-Old Bucket of Food

🕔13:25, 6.Mar 2017

This article was gladly contributed by Commander Zero. School starts up again this week, so I need to start doing breakfast. Since I’m incredibly lazy, I want something easy and fast. Cold pizza is my #1 choice, but who can

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Debunking Expiration Dates – What You Need to Know

Debunking Expiration Dates – What You Need to Know

🕔13:58, 2.Mar 2017

When going through your food stockpile, you may observe that some foods are past their expiration date even though you have probably been extra careful when you organized your pantry and tried to rotate your goods as often as possible. So,

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How To Buy and Store 260 Pounds of Food for just $83

How To Buy and Store 260 Pounds of Food for just $83

🕔15:15, 27.Feb 2017

This post was gladly contributed by Kathy Matthews. We bought a lot of food and brought it home. Then I needed to figure out what to do with it all. The dry foods are the easiest to figure out, if

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