Discover the lost remedies used by our ancestors for centuries. And I'm not talking about rare and complicated insights that only a botanist knows. I'm talking about plants that grow in your backyard or around your house. Very common weeds. Lactuca virosa, commonly called wild lettuce or opium lettuce, is a plant with psychoactive effects. [...]

2017-07-22T23:22:04+00:00 July 22nd, 2017|Health, Natural Farming, News, Self Sustained|

AMAZING PEOPLE :Couple Dedicates 20 Years To Building A Self-Sufficient, Floating Island To Live Off The Grid

  If there’s no better way to live off the grid than to live on water, then this Canadian couple has been living the floating dream. Freedom Cove is their self-sustaining floating home complex in British Columbia. Wayne Adams and Catherine King have placed their habitat Cypress Bay, just northeast of Tofino, B.C. Currently made up [...]

2017-07-17T14:17:26+00:00 July 17th, 2017|Natural Farming, News, Self Sustained|

When Life Gives You Plums, Make Plum Brandy!How to Make Slivovica (Plum Brandy) in Seven Steps

Zufanek Slivovitz – Plum Brandy – is a fine fruit spirit with the characteristic taste and aroma of plums. It is produced in limited quantities from ripe fruit with a fixed proportion of individual varieties, thereby ensuring the unique taste of a really good Moravian slivovitz. For the production of Zufanek slivovitz only fruit from [...]

2017-07-16T16:13:38+00:00 July 16th, 2017|Natural Farming, News, Self Sustained|

Learning to Live a Self-Sufficient Life!Self-Sufficiency Homesteading Skills:10 Smart Ideas My Redneck Neighbor Taught Me

Most neighborhoods have “those neighbors” that you can’t really avoid. Part of living in suburbia, however, is learning how to deal with them, ignore them, or learn to like them. These could be the neighbors with the obnoxious children, the dog that barks all night long, the guy with 846 piercings, the annoying 93’ Civic hatchback, or [...]

2017-07-12T17:47:48+00:00 July 12th, 2017|Natural Farming, News, Self Sustained|

DIY Garden Projects and Ideas for The Perfect Backyard-Recycle Tire Planter – Under $80.00

Many of us just love garden projects. They require lots of work and creativity but give you a good reason for spending the weekends with family outside in your beautiful backyard. Designing this kind of area is usually hard and time consuming but you don’t need to do everything at the same time. I have [...]

2017-07-08T16:02:29+00:00 July 8th, 2017|DIY, Natural Farming, News|

7 Medicinal Plants You Can Grow and Used To Benefit Your Health – Dr.Mercola

Story at-a-glance The World Health Organization (WHO) estimates that 80 percent of the world’s population still uses traditional remedies, including plants, as their primary health care tools. The majority of new drugs (70 percent) introduced in the US are derived from natural products, primarily plants. Ginger may help relieve headaches, joint pain, motion sickness, and [...]

2017-07-22T23:19:22+00:00 July 6th, 2017|Health, Natural Farming, News|

Return to Homesteading – Ten Reasons People Are Becoming More Self Reliant-Live and Work The Pioneer Way

Tired of the rat race, fast food and feeling out of touch with your world? These days people are becoming more self reliant, depending on themselves for what they eat, what they wear and even how they light their homes and run their appliances. Here are ten reasons why people return to homesteading. 1.Inflation A [...]

AMAZING PEOPLE :Couple Builds Greenhouse AROUND House to Grow Food and Keep Warm

The average temperature in Stockholm in January is -3°C (27°F). For Marie Granmar and Charles Sacilotto it can be much warmer thanks to the greenhouse that blankets their home. “For example at the end of January it can be -2°C outside and it can be 15 to 20°C upstairs,” explains Sacilotto. He was inspired to [...]

2017-06-17T15:20:48+00:00 June 17th, 2017|Natural Farming, News, Self Sustained|

The Best 10 Reasons To Try Hay Bale Gardening – How To Get Started-The Best Plants for Hay Bale Beds

Hay  bale gardening is container gardening and raised bed gardening rolled into one, where the hay bales serve as the container as well as the growing medium. You simply stack bales of hay and plant in it. The straw gradually breaks down by the elements and time, with the additional help of plant roots and [...]

2017-06-16T15:38:56+00:00 June 16th, 2017|Natural Farming, News|

25 DIY Root Cellar Plans & Ideas to Keep Your Harvest Fresh Without Refrigerators

Have you ever stopped to think what people did long before refrigeration? I’ve already touched the subject on how to live without refrigeration, but have you ever really stopped and thought what life would be like without it? Well, one way was with the help of root cellars.The great news is that they are still [...]

2017-06-23T19:14:40+00:00 June 14th, 2017|DIY, Natural Farming, News, Self Sustained|