Back in the 1980s when we lived on the land we had very little money. We used to purchase "end of lay" hens for $1 each and would slaughter and dress them so we could afford to eat chicken twice weekly. These old chooks were tough so needed long … [Read more...] about How To Kill and Process 100 Chickens in 1 Day
You're ready to crank up the food storage. And you'll be doing it for your family of 4. Fantastic! There are a few different ways to do it: How Do I Stock Up on Food Storage, WITHOUT Breaking The Bank? There's a few different ways to build up a … [Read more...] about 1 Year Food Supply For a Family of 4 (2019 Update)
This post was previously published here on SCP. Figured many of you have not seen it as it is buried deep within the archives. To see it in its original form click HERE. Food is my major concern when looking at my preps. I feel like I could just … [Read more...] about Survival Biscuits?
How many of you have tried freeze dried foods? Specifically - Mountain House brand? Over the past couple years I have been trying more and more of their offerings and have really been impressed. This month Emergency Essentials is having a huge sale … [Read more...] about Mountain House Freeze Dried Foods
Over the past week I have been pulling up plants that have gone by and no longer producing in the garden, and started planting a second round. Living in South Carolina the climate affords a pretty long growing season. Honestly - by this time of the … [Read more...] about Second round of planting
Another featured video from YouTube. From preparedness to frugality, from gardening to self-reliance - YouTube has an enormous amount of information available. Here is but a small piece we hope you find interesting, informative, and maybe … [Read more...] about Video of the Week: Easy to Make Nesting Boxes for Chickens – Chicken Egg Laying Boxes