In the garden

Amen To The Praying Mantis

By Allen Easterly Over the teeth and past the gums, look out stomach here it comes. I don’t know if that’s the prayer being said...

In the workshop

In the self-reliant home

A Beginner’s Guide To Preparedness

By Jackie Clay-Atkinson I’ve written a lot about food storage for a preparedness pantry in the past. Much of it is now found in the...

Confessions Of A Desert Rat — Life In The Boonies On $30 A Week

By Joel Simon I’m what some people call a Cedar Rat. I live alone with a couple of dogs in the Southwest high desert on...

In the barnyard

The circle of homesteading

By Patrice Lewis It all started one day about 20 years ago when I was cleaning the barn. My task involved shoveling manure into a compost...

In the woods

In the kitchen

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