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.
Find a great deal on the available items from the Homesteading and Self-Sufficiency categories listed below.
Organic, Heirloom, Non-GMO, Herb Garden Seeds – 8 Variety Kitchen Herbal Gardening Assortment - Arugula, Basil, Chives, Cilantro, Dill, Oregano, Sage, Thyme
Fresh organic herbs at scissors reach are a must in the kitchen. This 8 variety collection of herb seeds includes all the culinary go-to's that you'll want to grow in your own herb garden. Additionally, this entire collection of 8 varieties of herb seeds are all organic, which means they are non-GMO and no synthetic or chemical pesticides or fertilizers were used throughout the entire growing, harvesting, handling, and packaging process. Planting instructions and individual product descriptions are found on the back of each packet.
14 lb 18 Piece Garden Tool Kit - Pink The 18 piece garden tool set contains useful tools for all your gardening needs. Includes pruning shears, soft grip hose nozzles, quick hose connects and water splitter/controler. The knee pad is convenient and comfortable for weeding and planting. Tools are contained in a sturdy blow molded carrying case. 8.5" Pruning Shears 8.5" Anvil Pruning Shears Knee Pad Trowel Narrow Trowel Rake Pitch Fork Weeder Bulb Planter Edging Knife 6 x Function Hose Nozzle Adjustable Metal Hose Nozzle Y Hose Coupler with Swivel 1/2" Hose Connector 1/2" Waterstop Hose Connector 3 x 3/4" Tap Adaptor Carrying Case Apollo Apollo Tools DT3795P Gardening Kit Lifetime Pink http://www.apollotools.com
Insulated, easy-to-clean, food-safe compartment. Folds flat for easy storage. Age group: 3 and above. Lead-free, BPA free and phthalate-free parts. Conforms to Consumer Products Safety Information Act. Designed by Olive Kids. Warranty: One-year manufacturer's warranty against defects. 8.5 in. L x 5 in. W x 10 in. H (0.5 lbs.). A festival of heroic lights! This playful pattern pays tribute to our valiant fire, police, and rescue men and women. An Olive Kids design, the Heroes pattern features utterly unique renditions of fire, police, and emergency vehicles on a rich blue background. Get ready to munch a bunch with the Wildkin munch 'n lunch bag. This insulated, non-toxic lunch bag is the perfect weapon against cafeteria food. This super convenient design opens big but collapses flat to make storage that much easier.
#540 Rain Barrel Timer requires no pressure to operate. Perfect for rain barrels, water containers, gravity irrigation systems or anywhere pressure is an issue. Yes, you can use it on a regular faucet also. Features: •*Solar Panel •Rain Sensor •Clear Cover •Preset Programs •**AA Batteries •Low Battery Indicator •Mesh Filter Washer •Operating Temperature: 40F-110F •Operating Pressure 0-80 PSI •Dial Display •Programming : How Long: 1 Hr - 7 Days How Often: 3 Min - 2 Hrs •Warranty: 1 year •***Extra Filtration Recommended •Weather Proof (not water proof, do not submerge unit in water) * Solar = AA Rechargeable Batteries are re-charged via the sun. Timer operation is 24/7. ** When using AA Rechargeable Batteries in conjunction with the solar panel, be sure batteries are fully charged the first time. AA Alkaline may be used, but will not recharge. *** A 200 mesh filter is recommended before the timer when used with zero pressure
Set of 2. Includes two 2 NiMH rechargeable battery packs, two PTT ear buds, two belt clips, one dual drop-in charger, one dock, one charging adaptor, one emergency preparedness checklist sheet, one user guide, one accessories brochure and Real tree AP HD camo patte. IP-67 standard withstands constant submersion of up to 1 min for 30 min. Repels the heaviest of rain droplets. Floats through meticulous engineering. Headset Connector. Hands-free devices provide discreet communication, sound enhancement in noisy environments. Equipped with a headset jack connector. Ergonomic design. Hourglass shape. Sleek contemporary look. Built-in repeater channels. Work with local repeater station. NOAA weather alerts. Warranty: 25 year limited. Camouflage color. Made in China. 12.2 in. L x 3.86 in. W x 9.06 in. H (1.96 lbs.).
Pump and all necessary parts included//Material Iron//Very elegant design//Indoor or Outdoor Use Indoor and Outdoor//Primary Material Details Iron//Power Source Electricity//Bulb Included//Type Floor//Bulb Type LED//Subject Bowls & Barrels//On Off Line...
Cultivating Difficulty Degree : Very EasyFlowerpot : ExcludedFull-bloom Period : SpringStyle : PerennialType : HerbsClassification : Novel PlantFunction : InterestModel Number : 37802Brand Name : OtherProduct Type : BonsaiUse : Other One Whiskey Soapstone Cold Glacier Rocks Ice Cube for Drinking Wine Bar Home Best Selling Free ShippingFree Shipping USD 0.78/piece High Quality Useful Mini 4 Sides Multifunction Handheld Grater Slicer for Fruit Vegetable Kitchen Tool USD 0.72/piece White Tricycle Bike Design Flower Basket Storage Container Party Weddding Free shippingFree Shipping USD 2.86/piece High Quality Funny Novelty Moustache Infant Nipple Pacifier Safe Edible Silicone No Toxic Baby Care USD 0.99/piece Folding Pouch Fruits vegetables Storage Bag Reusable Shopping Portable Debris Travel Shoulder Handbags Grocery USD 1.08/piece DescriptionPack of 100 pcs SeedsAvailable Type: Black StrawberryMany different factors can affect the germination percentage of plants, such as temputure, humidity and sunlight. How to plant Strawberry:Step 1Choose a growing location that receives at least six hours of direct sun every day. Prepare the area in early spring when the soil is warm, yet is not overly wet. Add compost to the soil and work it well with the garden spade to incorporate the compost completely into the soil.Step 2Sprinkle 1 pound of fertilizer for every 100 square feet of growing area onto the soil. Work the fertilizer into the soil about 8 inches deep with the spade.Step 3Select the kind of strawberries you want to grow. Spring-bearing strawberry plants produce berries for several weeks in June. Everbearing strawberry plants produce berries three times a year--in spring, summer and autumn. Day neutral strawberry plants produce berries throughout the entire growing season. Everbearing strawberries and day neutral strawberries are best suit
Kit includes composter, coco fibre brick, accelerant and thermometer//11 Cubic foot total capacity (5.5 per chamber)//Black colour for heat absorption//Composter and accessory kit combo for fast startup//FDA approved materials//Low maintenance//Large l...
Grains are the single most important food in the world. From cereals to breads of all kinds, cakes, pies, porridges; for brewing beer and other beverages or even feeding livestock. The Heirloom Organics Non-Hybrid Grains Pack provides the most nutritious and delicious original grain varieties available. A healthy selection of traditional grains, prepared with the exclusive VAULTâ„¢ method of long-term storage preparation and sealed into a reclosable green pail. The Heirloom Organics Grains Pack provides whole grains that supply vitamin E and B vitamins such as folic acid, as well as minerals like magnesium, iron, and zinc. Every sustainable garden plan should include a healthy supply of grains.
The Working Chicken: Learn everything you need to know to become a backyard egg and meat producer in 30 minutes or less!
A short, sweet, and self-sufficient guide to keeping chickens as part of a rural or urban homestead. Learn everything you need to know to get started on your poultry adventure with these quick answers to your frequently asked questions. The Working Chicken begins by helping you choose the perfect flock for your family, then explains how to feed and house your new pets. Finally, the book's permaculture twist ensures that your chickens will not only be happy and healthy, they'll also keep your family healthy too.Now with a bonus picture book to inspire the next-generation of chicken lovers!
Ball Quilted Crystal Jelly Jars Regular Mouth 4-Ounce Jars - Set of 12 Ball Regular Mouth 4-ounce Quilted Crystal Jelly Jars are ideal for fresh preserving recipes such as jams, jellies, sauces, mustards, and flavored vinegars. The Quilted Crystal design adds a decorative touch to these multi-purpose jars-also use them for serving, creative décor, and gift giving. Ball Canning Jars & Lids It's easy to show your creation in its best possible light. When it comes to canning, there's nothing more important than a quality seal. It ensures that no oxygen gets into the canning jar after processing and that your food will remain preserved just the way you created it. Ball Brands of Fresh Preserving Canning Lids have been crafted for quality in the U.S. for more than 125 years. Ball Jar's manufacturing facility in Muncie, Indiana, produces each lid with a custom, time-tested sealing compound with an underside coating so that the natural acids in your food will not react with the lid. You can trust that each jar is every bit as genuine as the creation inside it. Ball Quilted Crystal Jelly Jars Capacity Jar Material Lid Material What's in the box? 4 ounces Glass Tinplate Steel 12 Quilted Crystal Jelly Jars 12 decorative lids with bands Bonus labels 8 ounces Glass Tinplate Steel 12 ounces Glass Tinplate Steel
Have you ever thought about keeping chickens but didn't know how to begin? Pip! Zip! Hatch! Love! is the only book you will need! Learn how to choose the right breed for your family, get advice on where to get your first chicks, find detailed information on how to hatch eggs successfully, gain specifics on caring for your new chicks once you get them, discover what type of housing you will need for your flock and how to protect them, and much, much more! Beginning chicken owners of all ages will enjoy this beautiful and informative book. Full of wonderful pictures, fun facts and tons of helpful tips, this essential guide will walk you through every step of starting your own flock.
This 60 gallon food and pet waste solar digester accepts household kitchen waste and leftovers, including raw and cooked meat, bones and pet waste. The solar food waste digester allows for quick breakdown of organic waste where waste disappears into t...
Create your own jams, jellies and much more with this Presto 16-quart pressure cooker. It has an easy to read gauge to keep you on top of your cooking. An air vent and cover lock ensures ideal pressure and also adds extra safety. Two cool-touch handles allow easy portability. 01755. Pressure Canners also double as water bath canners* for preserving fruits, jams, jellies, pickles and salsas. Pressure canning is the only method recommended safe by the U.S.D.A. for low-acid foods such as vegetables, meats and fish. The easy-to-read gauge automatically registers a complete range of processing pressures. Air vent/cover lock allows pressure to build up only when the cover is closed properly and prevents the cover from opening until pressure is safely reduced. Rressure Canners also double as water bath canners* for preserving fruits, jams, jellies, pickles and salsas. Canners are constructed of extra-strong, warp-resistant aluminum and are suitable for use on regular and smooth-top ranges. Includes cooking/canning rack and complete instruction and recipe book. Mason jar capacity: 12 Half-Pints, 10 Pints, 7 Quarts. *Pints and half pints only for water bath method. 16-Quart liquid capacity (15.1 liters).
Seal-a-Meal Manual Vacuum Sealer with compact design, hands-free, seal indicator lights, FSSMSL0160-000
Easy-to-use vacuum sealer in a compact, space-saving design. view larger Seal-a-Meal FSSMSL0160-000 Vacuum Sealer Food Storage Made Simple Handy indicator lights for "Hands-Free" and "Sealing", plus Open/Cancel button. Keep your busy kitchen running smoothly with help from this easy-to-use Seal-a-Meal vacuum sealer. With its sleek, straightforward design, the compact appliance effectively removes air from inside a bag, then uses heat to create a reliable seal, which means stored food not only takes up less space in the fridge, freezer, or pantry, but it also stays fresh for longer compared to traditional storage methods (like zipper bags, aluminum foil, plastic wrap, and bulky containers). Versatile Convenience Whether portioning food after buying in bulk, planning meals for the week ahead, or storing leftovers from dinner, the vacuum sealer helps preserve the taste and healthy nutrients of all your favorite foods. Use it to store fresh summer fruits and vegetables, cuts of meat, freshly caught fish, shredded or blocks of cheese, or dry goods like party crackers or homemade cookies. It can even be used to vacuum seal important documents, jewelry, silverware, and other household items. Seal in Seconds A great introduction to vacuum sealing, this basic model makes vacuum sealing a breeze. Simply add the item to be stored to the bag, place the open end of the bag into the sealer's drip tray, and lower the lid. Press firmly on both sides of the lid until the "Hands-Free" indicator light illuminates--the machine takes it from there. After completing the vacuum sealing cycle, both the motor and the "Sealing" indicator light will turn off. A push of the "Open/Cancel" button cancels the process at any time or raises the lid when finished so you can remove the vacuum-sealed bag. 3 Easy Steps Add food to the bag and place open end of bag in the drip tray. view larger Lower the lid and press both sides to begin the hands-free sealing process. view larger Press the Open/Cancel button to raise the lid and remove the fully sealed bag. view larger For Use with Heat-Seal Bags and Rolls The Seal-a-Meal vacuum sealer accommodates 8-inch, 11-inch, quart-size, and gallon-size heat-seal bags and rolls. Seal-a-Meal includes 4-quart bags to get you started. Removable Drip Tray The Seal-a-Meal vacuum sealer features smooth surfaces that wipe clean effortlessly, and its removable drip tray catches overflow liquids and can go in the dishwasher (top rack) for less mess and quick, convenient cleanup. What's in the Box? Seal-a-Meal FSSMSL0160-000 Vacuum Sealer, 4-quart starter bags, user manual