Homesteading & Self-Sufficiency
Each and every living creature on this planet is dependant on outside resources in order to survive. The idea of self-sufficency and homesteading deals with taking control of our dependency to make a healthier, happier life.
While land man not be freely available in most areas of the world, homesteading remains a way of life. The back to the land movement involved with sustainable agriculture and homemaking isn't exactly new but is making a huge comeback.
Homesteading comes from the heart and for that reason homesteading can be accomplished no matter where you live and how much you have. To achieve your self-sufficiency and homesteading goals check out the resources provided.
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Storage space can be a problem, let the Suncast Tremont Resin Storage Shed be your solution. This large shed boasts a large capacity of 715 cu. ft. Large double doors with windows allow you to move and store large items within your shed. The Suncast T...
Includes all the necessary hardware. Includes Premium swivel hasp provides additional security. Paint and shingles not included. Can be installed with a cement foundation. All wood is pre-cut and ready to assemble. Full-length hinges allow for easy operation of the doors. Ready to paint. Made from wood. 96 in. L x 102 in. W x 98 in. H (602 lbs.). Assembly Instruction . Warranty . The Kingston is an easy storage solution for any yard... any size. This 96 in. wide gable-design building features 72 in high sidewalls and an 96 in. high peak. The 48 in wide x 72 in. high double doors with full-length hinges and swivel hasp make for easy access to all of your outdoor equipment.The most common use for a shed is of course, storage for those items people want to keep out of the way,However, there are SO many more uses for a shed that most people don't realize,here are they workshop , artist's studio , mediation studio , outdoor office , play house or play room , exercise room.Customizing a wood shed to fit your needs is easier than you think. You can quickly add a theme to your shed with some paint and decals, or check out our accessories to see our shelves and organizers.
After 30 year of success with Tenax c-flex line developed to satisfy Tenax customer needs in performance and strength applied to deer and animal protection in industrial and agriculture application, Tenax has decided to make available the exclusive round tensile strength structure in a DYI friendly measurements. Long lasting and professional performance will available in select, premium and professional grades. Tenax pet fence can be used for dog runs, back yards protection and as temporary enclosure.
Consumer's Digest awarded the Lifetime Deck Box a Best Buy award in September 2009, stating "This unit delivers the most storage capacity of any deck box and includes the best warranty of any horizontal shed that we found. A spring hinge keeps the lid from slamming shut--a great feature that's unique at this price." Our 130 gallon Lifetime deck box has plenty of room to store all the items that you want to keep in a convenient outdoor location and comes with a strong, lockable, spring-hinged lid which opens to more than 90 degrees for easy access. The versatile design of the Lifetime deck box even allows you to install interior dividers or shelving. This weather-resistant Lifetime deck box is built to withstand the elements with UV-protected high -density polyethylene (HDPE) construction and a water-resistant seal to keep your storage items safe and dry. A great solution for your outdoor storage needs! 10-year limited manufacturer warranty.
The Arlington 10-feet by 8-feet steel storage building from Arrow is a great storage value You-feetll get 440 cubic ft. of organized space for your lawn and garden tools, seasonal outdoor equipment, sports gear and a lot more. A large door opening allow easy access to riding mowers and other large equipment. The tall gable roof provides e by tra head room and a larger work area. Sliding, deep-track doors are pad lockable. All parts are pre-cut and pre-drilled for faster assembly. Durable galvanized steel parts give the Arlington a home for your tools and equipment year after year. The Arlington is backed by a 12 year limited warranty
Guide to Raising Goats--Discover Keeping Goats For Fun and Profit!You may find my presentation is more down-to-earth than some books about this subject.Preferred Version!
I hope this book can help the people who want to goats.You may want to keep goats:To make moneyTo get fiber for your craftTo get meat or milk for your familyTo produce meat，fiber or dairy products to sellAs weed controllersAs pack animalsAs pets... or Any other purpose.Well, you can find the answers to those questions and many more and do it much easier than you may think. I believe that my book will give all readers enough information in plain language to help them get a good start.I’ve concentrated on giving the facts, to the best of my knowledge. It is all based on the combined knowledge of many goat owners who have shared their experience, both good and bad, with me directly and during my researchUnless you are a bit different than most people, you probably never entertained the idea of raising goats for any reason. However, now that you are here, indulge us for a moment or two.You might be surprised to learn that as of January 1st of 2011 there are more than 3 million goats being raised in the United States alone.The reasons given for keeping goats are as varied as the people who own them. Many families raise goats as pets. Pygmy goats top the list for the most fun for a family with young children.Raising goats as pets is by no means the primary reason why people own them. Goat milk, cheese, meat and as pack animals round out a few of the other reasons why people raise goats.You will find that goats have special requirements but also have special qualities which will make your experience with them unique and unforgettable.You may find my presentation is more down-to-earth than some books about this subject.I want you to be aware of as many aspects of goat keeping as possible, not just the highlights.You, your family and your goats deserve that.You can also visit: http://tinyurl.com/goats999
Dual Fuel 2-Burner Stove 2-burner liquid fuel stove with Dual Fuel technology Stove burns Coleman liquid fuel or unleaded gasoline (Fuel sold separately) 14,000 BTU in two powerful, high performance Band-a-Blu burners Primary burner is 7,500 BTU, auxiliary burner is 6,500 BTU Tank capacity is 2.5 pints Runtime is about two hours with both burners on high WindBlock system shields burners from wind for maximum heat WindBlock guards adjust for various pot sizes Lid stays open with or without windscreens attached to case Substantial cooking surface provides room for up to two 10" size pots Heavy duty nickel chrome grate is removable for easy cleaning Great for camping, picnicking, or for emergency preparedness Included filtering funnel for easy tank filling plus helps remove debris from fuel Limited 5 Year warranty Dimensions: 20.13 in. x 12.88 in. x 6.63 in. (51.13 cm x 32.72 cm 16.84 cm) Made in the USA of US and foreign components
Your reusable silicone food storage bag has a number of features to keep you and your family safe while enjoying the convenience of on-the-go food storage at home, work or school. Chemical free and does not contain hormones like plastic bags and containers. Healthier alternative to disposable ziplock sandwich and snack bags and lunch sacks. Perfect for every kitchen concerned about being safe, sustainable and " green ". Safe to use in the following conditions: Freezer, Microwave, Oven, Dishwasher and Steamer Safe* *please note: slider bar is not microwave, oven or steamer safe but bag will stand on it's own
3-Piece Pruner Set includes bypass lopper, hedge shears and bypass pruner. Each made with high carbon steel blades and comfort grip rubber handles. Bypass loppers have 1-3/4" cutting capacity and hedge shears have tension adjustment dial and 8" blades.
The Juwel AeroQuick 25 Cu. Ft. Compost Bin is the perfect apparatus to create organic compost kitchen and garden debris. This composter is made from plastic material, which makes it durable, waterproof and usable in all weather conditions. It has aera...
In Raising Goats: Keeping Milk, Meat, Wool, and Pet Goats you’re going to find everything you need to get started when it comes to raising your own herd of goats. Whether you plan on having one goat or five hundred goats; whether you live on acres of land or have a small backyard, this guide has a ton of indispensible information for raising your own goats. This guide takes the beginner through the process of getting to know each breed of goat and its common purpose – whether you want to have a goat just as a pet, raise it for its milk, meat, or wool (fiber) we’re going to take you through the different breeds, explain their differences, and point you in the right direction depending on your very individual needs. Simply knowing which breeds are used for what is great and all but, actually purchasing a goat is a whole other ball game. That’s why we walk you through actually buying a goat. From scouting out different auctions and breeders we’ve got you covered. We will provide you with all the information you need to feel confident when it comes down to actually making your purchase. Once you actually have your goat on your land we’re guessing you’re actually going to want to know how to take care of your new ‘kid’ (that’s what they call baby goats dontchya know) so we’ve put together a great section on goat care. In it you’ll learn all about: What to feed your goat and why Proper fencing and housing for your goat All about goat accessories – collars, halters, and leads And more tips and tricks for optimal goat health Beyond that there are certain intricacies when it comes to raising goats for their different purposes which is why we’ve put together specific sections for each of a goats’ probable uses: raising it as a pet, or keeping them for their milk, meat, or fiber. And of course, if you want to duplicate your success, or get into the market of selling your goats we cover how to properly breed your goats too. As you can see, for the newbie goat herder we cover a lot of bases. You won’t be disappointed when you download Raising Goats, no matter what your goat keeping goals are!
Suncast's Alpine Shed is constructed from durable blow molded resin. It has 14 windows with contrast trim and robust double doors with articulating metal hardware. The sturdy floor features extra reinforcement in tractor wheel areas. The metal trusses and ridge beam provide roof support.
Ideal for organic household waste and kitchen scraps. Large filling flap with seal and convenient filling. Prevents annoying flying insects. Hygienic turning over twice directly in aero plus. Easy to adjust bilateral ventilation summer or winter. Quick and intensive heating up when composting due to optimum oxygen transfer. Fresh compost separate from the ground. Prevents rodents from entering. Turning base operated from the outside via the crank handle. Capacity: 140 gals.. It is no longer necessary to tediously separate the composted material and fresh compost due to the chamber system. High impact resistant in cold weather. UV stabilized. All elements are ergonomically designed and snap into place. Warranty: Two years. Made from polypropylene plastics. Made in Austria. 31.1 in. L x 31.1 in. W x 43 in. H (46 lbs.). Assembly Instructions .
Pygmy Goats as Pets. Pygmy Goats, Mini Goats or Dwarf Goats: Facts and Information. Raising, Breeding, Keeping, Milking, Food, Care, Health and Where
Everything you need to know about Pygmy Goats as pets. This book is a must have guide for anybody passionate about Pygmy Goats, Mini Goats or Dwarf Goats. Facts and information. Raising, breeding, keeping, milking, food, care, health and where to buy all included. The book is written in an easy to read and understandable style. In a straight forward, no nonsense fashion, Elliott Lang covers all aspects of keeping Pygmy Goats. The book is full of sound advice and answers to your questions.
Ideal for vacuum-seal sealing cuts of meat, fish, leftovers, pantry items, and more. view larger 11-inch by 16-foot roll of heat-seal bag material for making custom-length bags (for use with FoodSaver vacuum-sealing systems). view larger Creates an air-tight barrier around foods, which helps prevent spoilage and freezer burn. view larger *Based on buying in bulk, buying on sale, and preventing waste. view larger BPA-free material with air-removal channels and multi-layer construction to block moisture and oxygen. view larger FoodSaver 11-Inch Roll Make Custom-Length Bags The FoodSaver brand's 11-inch by 16-foot roll of heat-seal bag material makes it possible to create 11-inch-wide bags that are as long as you need. The convenient custom-length storage bags mean no more wasted material or precarious "doesn't quite fit" scenarios. Use the custom-length bags for storing anything from cuts of meat, fish, and make-ahead meals in the freezer to leftovers or fresh produce in the fridge to homemade cookies, crackers, and other snacks in the pantry. A white panel on the transparent bag allows for writing the date and contents of the food being stored for easy reference. The versatile bags can even be used for storing non-food items like silverware, jewelry, liquid travel items, or passports and other important documents. Create an Air-Tight Seal Designed for use with any FoodSaver heat-seal vacuum sealing system (not included), the FoodSaver 11-inch roll provides exceptional flexibility. Simply cut a piece to your desired length, seal one end, fill, and then vacuum seal. The vacuum sealing system automatically removes all the air from the bag and then uses heat to create an airtight seal, which locks out moisture and air to protect food and maintain freshness. Multi-Layer BPA-Free Material The FoodSaver 11-inch roll features a unique multi-layer BPA-free material with ThickShield protection and specially designed channels that allow for the complete removal of air. Removing all of the air from inside the bag and creating an air-tight barrier around food locks in freshness and effectively prevents stored items from spoiling or getting freezer burned. In addition to blocking moisture and oxygen that can compromise the freshness of food, the material's multi-layer construction makes the bags safe and strong enough for freezing, microwaving, and simmering. Vacuum seal foods prepared ahead of time, then cook and serve without sacrificing freshness. Keeps Food Fresh up to 5x Longer -- Save up to $2700 a Year As always, the FoodSaver system keeps your food fresh up to five times longer compared to other storage methods (like zipper bags, foil, plastic wrap and containers) and helps you save up to $2700 a year by buying food in bulk, purchasing on-sale food items, and not having to worry about freezer burn or wasted food. About the FoodSaver brand The FoodSaver brand provides a range of vacuum sealing systems and an array of useful accessories like containers, jar sealers, and wine-bottle stoppers as well as pre-cut freezer bags and rolls of bag material for creating custom-size bags. An effective and convenient food-storage solution. The FoodSaver brand not only helps people save time, money, and food, but it also helps keep kitchens running smoothly and efficiently--perfect for busy families or for those who love to entertain. FoodSaver Products vs. Ordinary Storage Methods FREEZER Ordinary Storage FoodSaver System Beef, Game & Poultry 6 months 2-3 years Fish 6 months 2 years Soups & Stews 3-6 months 1-2 years Coffee Beans 6-9 months 2-3 years Vegetables 8 months 2-3 years Bread 6-12 months 1-3 years REFRIGERATOR Ordinary Storage FoodSaver System Cheese 1-2 weeks 4-8 months Lettuce 3-6 days 2 weeks Berries 1-6 days 1-2 weeks PANTRY Ordinary Storage FoodSaver System Flour & Sugar 6 months 1-2 years Rice & Pasta 6 months 1-2 years Cookies 1-2 weeks 3-6 weeks FoodSaver Bags and Rolls Comparison Zipper Bags Heat-Seal Bags & Rolls Portion Pouch Liquid Block Expandable Available size(s) Quart- and Gallon-Size Bags 8" and 11" Rolls; Pint-, Quart- and Gallon-Size Bags 11" Roll Quart-Size Bags 11" Roll Keeps food fresh up to 5x longer* ✓ ✓ ✓ ✓ Keeps food fresh longer** ✓ Reusable for frequently used foods like deli meat and cheese ✓ Reinforced double zipper ensures an air-tight seal ✓ Prevents freezer burn ✓ ✓ ✓ ✓ BPA Free ✓✓✓✓✓ Perforated center seam for customized food prep and storage ✓ Time-saving solution; seal 2 bags at once ✓ Ideal for creating individualized portions ✓ Liquid block strip traps moisture ✓ Great for moist foods ✓ Ideal for fresh meats and fish ✓ Side pleats for easy storage of large items ✓ Time-saving solution: no need to cut up large pieces of meat or food ✓ Ideal for larger roasts, whole turkeys, casseroles, pies, and more ✓ * than ordinary storage methods ** based on testing of turkey and muenster cheese wrapped in plastic wrap or aluminum foil