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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2.0 gpm-Swivel Spray/ Stream aerator, all plastic resistant design with duel threaded adapter. An inexpensive way to increase the efficiency of your faucet, inexpensive no lead model. This low flow aerator helps save water and save money as less hot water is used. Dual thread for kitchens and baths. Push/ Pull feature changes flow from spray to stream. Aerator swivels to reach entire sink. A value-added way to lower flow. An inexpensive way to increase the efficiency of your faucet. This low flow aerator helps save water and save money as less hot water is used. Dual thread for kitchens and baths. 15/16" standard male and 55/64" standard female threads. Not for use in California or any state/area that requires lower flow rates
Freeze Dried Meals for Lunch and Dinner (5 Servings of Chili Mac) - Long Term Emergency Food Supply by Valley Food Storage
With the unpredictability of the world we live in, having an ample amount of freeze-dried food storage is always a good idea. Whether it's a natural disaster that temporarily leaves you with limited resources, a pre-planned family camping trip, a backup plan in case of income loss, or just purely a matter of convenience, Valley Food Storage is there to help. We've based our business on the principle that you don't have to compromise good quality and taste when getting freeze-dried food storage. Our foods are made with high-quality ingredients, deliciously bold flavors, and the science and technology to ensure long-lasting viability. What makes us different from other food storage brands is the way we package our meals. We don't use MSG, and we ensure that harmful ingredients like hydrogenated oils and syrups, trans fats, and GMOs. Not only is this healthier for you and your family; it increases the shelf life of our products, keeping them fresh, delicious, and safe to eat for up to 25 years. When it comes to camping and backpacking food, Valley Food Storage has you covered. We offer easy-to-transport, nutritious meals and snacks that will keep you energized for your journey ahead. Valley Food Storage uses only the highest quality ingredients to ensure you get the best-tasting snacks with the highest nutrition. Our lightweight and high-quality bags protect your food from the elements without compromising the ease of transport with unnecessary weight. Another great feature is their resalable tops that keep food protected even if you do not use the whole bag. These bags, hand nitrogen flushed, are far superior to our competition. Other competitor's bags feel like thin tin foil that could rip at any time. With Valley Food, you can feel confident that the packaging was designed to make sure your food will be there when you need it!
The Homesteading Handbook: A Back to Basics Guide to Growing Your Own Food, Canning, Keeping Chickens, Generating Your Own Energy, Crafting, Herbal Medicine, and More (The Handbook Series)
With the rapid depletion of our planet’s natural resources, we would all like to live a more self-sufficient lifestyle. But in the midst of an economic crisis, it’s just as important to save money as it is to go green. As Gehring shows in this thorough but concise guide, being kind to Mother Earth can also mean being kind to your bank account! It doesn’t matter where your homestead is located—farm, suburb, or even city. Wherever you live, The Homesteading Handbook can help you: Plan, plant, and harvest your own organic home garden. Enjoy fruits and vegetables year-round by canning, drying, and freezing. Build alternate energy devices by hand, such as solar panels or geothermal heat pumps. Differentiate between an edible puffball mushroom and a poisonous amanita. Prepare butternut squash soup using ingredients from your own garden. Conserve water by making a rain barrel or installing an irrigation system. Have fun and save cash by handcrafting items such as soap, potpourri, and paper. Experience the satisfaction that comes with self-sufficiency, as well as the assurance that you have done your part to help keep our planet green. The Homesteading Handbook is your roadmap to living in harmony with the land.
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Goats have been domesticated for thousands of years. Goats are really gentle and quite cute! They make wonderful pets and can be really rewarding farm animals, too. Children usually love goats. Some goats are reared for milk and/or meat whilst others keep goats for fibre and fabric production. You may want to utilise these products for your family or even convert this hobby into a commercial venture. Some people keep goats simply as pets. Whatever your reasons for rearing goats are, it is important to understand when you are bringing home a pet goat that this animal needs special care and attention. If you are planning to bring a goat home, you must invest a lot of time doing your homework and research about this animal to make sure that you can take on this responsibility before you make a commitment. This book covers all the subjects including which goats are best as pets, choosing your goats, how to take care of goats, how to feed them and how to ensure that they are always healthy. It is perfect for a first time goat owner. Topics covered in this book: - History - Raising goats for dairy - Raising goats for meat - Raising goats for fibre and fabric - Raising goats for fun - Best goats as pets - Making a home for goats - Housing - Goat care - Interacting - Transport - Health .... and much more
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
50-gallon Portable Rain Barrel. Get free, pure rain water to green up your garden! PRICED LESS! "Waste not, want not" and water, lots! Why let rainwater just run off when you can collect it for continuous gardening use? This Rain Barrel is portable and collapsible for easy moving or storage. Water wonder: Big 50-gallon capacity! Just place it under a downspout; Nylon mesh screen on top keeps leaves and debris out; You can attach a hose to its bottom tap, or just open the spigot to drain; Top is zippered, so you can open it wide for scooping with bucket or watering can; You can attach tubing to its top overflow tap. It's 28"h., has a 24" diam. Weighs 6 lbs. A Barrel bargain... get yours today! 50-gallon Portable Rain Barrel
13" 20.5" 3.2" 5.80 lb 6 Piece Garden Tool Kit Pink Curve Mouth Pruners Flat Mouth Pruners 12" Narrow Aluminum Alloy Trowel 12" Aluminum Alloy Trowel 12" Aluminum Alloy Rake 9" Saw Carrying Case Handles allow comfortable grip Aluminum construction for durability Apollo Apollo Tools DT3706P Gardening Kit Lifetime Pink This 6 piece garden tool kit contains useful tools for gardening needs. The tools are contained in a sturdy blow molded carrying case, handy to store and organize the tools. http://www.apollotools.com
The Graf 160 gallon thermo king composter turns kitchen waste into rich, nutritious compost for your garden! Constructed from Thermolen (UV-resistant, weatherproof material), keeping heat inside, which accelerates the composting process. Large lid for...
Gig em' Aggies! This 4-Pack of Cool Gear Texas A&M 16-Ounce Mason Jar Water Bottles are Kevin Sumlin approved and show off your spirit for your favorite team. These water bottles do the job and never let you go anywhere thirsty. With a 16-ounce capacity, you'll never be dehydrated again. They are great to take to the gym, tailgating, biking on campus, to class, work, or wherever you need quick access to quench your thirst. They not only feature the NCAA licensed logo, but you can drink from the cool, red straw or with a flip-top spout. They are BPA-free, double-insulated, and dishwasher safe. Keep calm and Aggie on with your new Cool Gear Texas A&M 16-Ounce Mason Jar Water Bottles. These Cool Gear Texas A&M 16-Ounce Mason Jar Water Bottles show off your Aggie spirit and ensure you are never dehydrated 16-ounce capacity NCAA licensed logo and design Great for use at tailgates and other gametime gatherings BPA-free Double-wall insulation keeps drinks cold Dual-function cap where you can sip out of the included straw or from the lid Top-shelf dishwasher safe Not intended for canning Weight: 0.3 pounds each Quantity: 4
An artisanal canning factory on the island of Groix in Brittany, France; Groix et Nature has eight employees who prepare recipes with an inimitable sea taste every day. This Lobster Oil is made from cooking local blue lobster and their shells with grape seed oil and delicate aromatics (shallots, carrots, and garlic). This versatile, chef-ready, reddish-gold colored infused lobster oil is prepared with all natural ingredients and can be used to enhance seafood dishes, salads, pasta, risotto, mashed potatoes, and many other recipes. Each bottle contains 3.38 fl oz (100ml) of My Lobster Oil by Groix et Nature.