The 5 Easiest Crops for Homesteading

Homesteading can be defined as establishing a life of self-reliance in the home through growing crops and vegetables in a garden within the family compound. These gardens help in production staple food for the family as well as helping to raise…
How to Build a Battery Bank

The battery bank is the most important component of your off-grid powering system (See How to Build an Off-Grid Power Source). Once the sun goes down, the battery bank will provide electricity throughout the night if built correctly. The trick to…
A Day In The Life Of Tim MacWelch

Editor’s Note: Tim MacWelch is New York Times Best-Selling author of Prepare for Anything and is the survival writer at Outdoor Life. Father, husband, author, teacher, and perpetual student? There are a lot of facets to my identity during the…
Stovehinge Rocket Stove Review And Demo

The Stovehinge Collapsible Rocket Stove uses much less fuel than an open fire for cooking, allowing the user to preserve fuel in any fuel-limited or emergency situation. It is great for homesteading, prepping, off-grid survival, and camping. It is packable…
Alternate Power

The Seven Sisters of Urban Survival (Part V) You need some kind of power for: 1. Light 2. Cooking 3. Heat 4. Refrigeration 5. Communications LIGHT This is a must when the power goes out. If you can afford them,…