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Time to Think about New Skills for the New Year

Tweet Melissa,  Freedom_in_IL on 13 skills shares her blog A pinch of Homestead where she writes about her family of 4 and how they are making it on 5 acres and there adventures in homesteading. Melissa has blogs on making … Continue reading

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Simple Fodder System

Tweet A fodder system converts  grain and seeds into high quality fodder for livestock.  The most popular fodder is barley because it is cheap and grows fast, but you can make fodder from almost any seed that your animals would … Continue reading

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Home Butchery for the Health Conscious

Tweet Cynical Cyclist is avid about his health and is developing the perfect skill to accompany his paleo lifestyle. Home Butchery is Cynical’s skill latest skill and he has written a great article on his experiences. Head over to The … Continue reading

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The Amazing Garlic Plant

Tweet Garlic is an amazing plant.  It is used in many culinary dishes and is well known for many medicinal uses including as a antibacterial, antimicrobial,antimicrobial, antiviral and as an anti-fungal. Patrick, aka heliotropicmoth’s has a great blog at Little … Continue reading

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Growing Fodder

Tweet If one of the skills you are hoping to achieve this year is growing your on fodder, check out Seryph (Daniel’s) blog Little Tessie Prepper. Daniel have completed an Instructable on his own system of growing fodder and uploaded … Continue reading

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Raising Chickens

Tweet Floppy’s (Daniel) blog is Delete the Nuts Daniel has written a series of blog posts about keeping broiler chickens in his back yard.  He has had chickens for the past year and started in May with broilers. Daniel’s blog … Continue reading

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Vermicomposting

Tweet Heliotropicmoth (Patrick) has given us a great blog on how to start vermicomposting. Vermicomposting is the practice of using worms to turn your organic waste into nutrient-rich fertilizer. If you have no idea what you need to have and … Continue reading

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Sharpening 101 video

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Butchering–How to clean a dove

Tweet For those of you interested in the skill of butchering here is a great video on how to clean a dove.

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Survival Medicine Class with Dr Bones and Nurse Amy

Tweet Our good friends Dr. Bones and Nurse Amy will be teaching a class on Survival Medicine June 23, at 2pm for 4 hours in Irving, Texas                           … Continue reading

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