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Apartment Homesteading for Preppers

May 11, 2017 Heath 6

by Heath There are many things to worry about when you have your mind set on preparing for the worst of outcomes. One of these problems is providing food for yourself when the SHTF, and […]

…..On keeping chickens

May 12, 2014 Rourke 11

  Raising poultry is new to me. I remembered many older skills from my parents day and refined what I recalled from them. Keeping chickens was not one of those things. The only reason I […]


January 12, 2014 Rourke 11

The following post was originally published in 2012 on ModernSurvivalOnline. It can be seen in its original format HERE. This is another examples of some of the best articles published over the past few years […]

Getting Started in Beekeeping

January 9, 2014 Rourke 3

The following article was originally published in February of 2011. It can be seen in its original format HERE. – Rourke by Sarah This is my 3rd year as a hobby beekeeper, I seriously love […]

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Guest Post: Off The Grid

August 26, 2012 Rourke 10

Off The Grid  by  Wolf Grulkey www.mulbabies.com   15 years ago I bought 13 acres of cedar forest in NW Arkansas with the idea of building a self sufficient homestead/retreat.  The first thing was to […]

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Guest Post: Tales from the Homestead

April 14, 2011 Rourke 2

[From Rourke: This is a two part series that I have combined here….possibly more to come.] Written by Steve in AZ Tales from the Homestead: PART ONE This morning I was having my coffee and […]

Welcome “Food Security Pack”

March 2, 2011 Rourke 0

I have a new affilitate sponsor – the Food Security Knowledge Pack.  I am always looking for  useful information to add to my library as well expand my knowledge. I stumbled upon a Jason Ackers […]