Alternative Energy

Programming An Off Grid Home

What do you do if you want a totally off grid home? Well if you are Loren Amelang, you build one! What if you are also...

Animals

How to process a chicken

For people trying to start being self-sufficient one of the largest tasks to overcome is how to process a chicken. Chickens are a gateway animal to...

DIY

Traditional Finnish Log House

For the serious DIY’er out there that wants to build a traditional Finnish log house, this video is a great place to start. It is a...

Gardening

planting fruit trees

Planting Fruit Trees

Here is how we go about planting fruit trees. We have been battling the...
repairing a damaged tree

Repairing A Damaged Tree

Here is how you can go about repairing a damaged tree. One day we...
hand pollination

How to hand Pollinate

Here is how to hand pollinate a cucumber plant that one of our members...
black fly composter

How To Build A Black Fly Composter

Here is how to build a black fly composter from The McClung Family. If you...

Preparedness

Cleaning A Dryer Vent

Here is how you can go about cleaning a dryer vent.  According to the National Fire Protection Association over fifteen thousand fires are caused annually in the...

Recipes

Peanut Chicken Stir Fry Recipe

Here’s a pretty simple peanut chicken stir fry recipe you can make at home for a fraction of the cost of takeout. My daughter is a...

Ideas For Self-Sufficiency

Forty Years In Solitude

Could you spend forty years in solitude? We all have our own personal ideas of what living off the grid is and for a lot of...