Michigan Dept of Agri Forces Farmer to Dump 248 Gallons of Organic Milk and Break 1200 Free Range Eggs

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While Americans in the nearby city of Detroit face life in third world conditions, unable to even afford running water, the state of Michigan decided to direct its resources towards cracking down on a small food co-op in Standish for having the utter audacity to provide milk, butter, cream and eggs to people who bought shares in the organic dairy.

How to Make Ricotta Cheese with Just 3 Simple Ingredients

How to make ricotta with just 3 ingredients

Light and fluffy, homemade ricotta cheese is one of the easiest things you’ll ever make.

The Austerity Diaries: How Long Can You Go Without Spending Money?

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Can you go for an entire week without spending money?

Farm Fresh Goodness: Zoodles Alfredo with Chicken

Zoodles Alfredo with Chicken

Here’s a delicious and simple-to-make meall, made from farm fresh ingredients.

Texas Plans to Fingerprint EVERYONE within the Next 12 Years

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I bet a lot of Texans will have one particular fingerprint they’ll be happy to give – the middle one.

Worried about a Health Crisis Caused by Immigrant Kids? Mainstream Says You’re “Hysterical” and “Fear-Mongering”

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Despite H1N1, measles, scabies, and tuberculosis, you’re just an anti-immigrant bigot if you’re concerned about disease.

Sow Revolution: Join the Grocery Store Rebellion

The Grocery Store Revolution

Let’s exit the food system that we’ve been taught to believe was necessary for our survival. Let’s refuse to enrich a system that is killing us. It’s time to sow some revolution and start a Grocery Store Rebellion.

Interview with Survival Prepper Joe

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I recently had the opportunity to chat with Joe Touchstone of Survival Prepper Joe. I really enjoyed revisiting how I got started prepping and how the website came to be.

How to Still Be Chill Without a Refrigerator

How to be chill without a refrigerator

Looking for a fun way to spend the hottest week of the summer thus far? Going without a working refrigerator is NOT it.

The Austerity Diaries: Creating a Budget…and Sticking to It

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With careful planning, you can keep everyone happy, have the occasional treat, and still stick to your budget.

Withdraw Your Consent: 25 Ways to Declare Your Independence

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This isn’t about guns blazing, militias mobilizing, and guerrilla warfare. It’s about small personal acts of independence.

The Heat is On: How to Stay Cool without Air Conditioning

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All across the country, the mercury is climbing…and staying there, way up at the top of the thermometer. But running an air conditioner at full blast to combat the heat can be very expensive, and for those of us on a budget, the resulting bill can be crippling.

This Week’s Harvest: Strawberries

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Strawberry season is in full swing. Now is the time to stock up on those delicious vivid red berries! Learn how (and why) to grow them, wash them, and preserve them!