Make Your Own Yeast
Learn how to make your own yeast with these simple instructions. This is an important skill because store-bought yeast has a relatively short shelf life.
How To Get All Your Hot Water Needs From A Compost Mound | SHTFPreparedness
Compost gives us the so much. It's amazing that every American doesn't have a compost heap in their yard. You can literally transform your soil by amending it with compost.
How to Purify Water for Drinking: Learn 8 Proven Methods
A detailed look on the 8 most effective ways on how to purify water for drinking, the advantages and disadvantages, and which impurities they remove. Methods include: filtration, iodine purifications, solar, boiling, reverse osmosis…
How To Make Homemade Survival Cement
Click Here To See The Comments Make your own survival cement with this guide and build yourself a sturdier building wherever you find yourself! In this article: Building Temporary Shelter with Homemade Survival Cement Steps to Make the Homemade Survival Cement Tips for Making Good Homemade Survival Cement DIY Homemade Survival Cement You Should Know […]
How to Use Tree Bark for Survival Food and Medicine
Tree bark has been used for food and medicine for centuries. But before you grab a piece, make sure you know what you're doing.
10 Reasons Why you Should be Canning Your Own Meat | SHTFPreparedness
This is a great article about preservation but not just rice and beans. Have you given any thought to preserving real meat? When you have meat on a shelf you have something that imparts massive levels of nutrients and has the ability to sustain you longer.
Making Lye From Wood Ashes – Live The Old Way
Easy, step-by-step directions for making lye from wood ashes. Homemade lye is indispensable on the homestead for making soap, stripping hides and bleaching linens when store-bought products are not available.
Foraging Salt Inland
I found myself wondering, how did our ancestors in landlocked regions find salt? I know. The weird things I wonder about... It's easy enough to harvest sea salt from the ocean, but what if you're
Building a Homestead Root Cellar | Homestead Honey
Building a Homestead Root Cellar by Brian Thomas and Teri Page. A step by step how-to guide to building your own concrete block walk-out root cellar.
How to Can Water for Emergencies
This post informs the reader how to can water for emergencies for general disaster planning and prepping. How to store water for emergencies is important.
Cordwood Beauty in Wisconsin is “Best Practices”
Having gazed longingly upon a cordwood cabin photo in a magazine years before, Carrie dreamed about building her own cordwood home. She read and gathered information and took one of our hands-on w…
Mortar Mixes for Cordwood Masonry
Choosing the right mortar mix for your cordwood masonry construction project doesn't have to be difficult. Here's how we made ours and what you need to know to make the most of your mortar mix.