How to Make Your Own Laundry Detergent

How to make your own laundry detergent

Never has getting things clean been so dirt cheap.

The Big Blackout: Why I’m Going Low-Tech to Prep for an EMP

Why I am going low tech to prep for an EMP

When things change dramatically, perhaps we should accept the change and adapt to it, instead of trying to maintain the illusion that everything is the same.

How to Make Jam without Using Added Pectin

How to make jam without added pectin

It’s easy to make an intensely fruity jam with absolutely no added pectin!

How to Make Homemade Ice Cream with a Mixer

How to make homemade ice cream with a mixer

If you have a hand mixer, homemade ice cream can be yours!

The Unsustainable Absurdity of the Average American Diet

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We eat blueberries in December and drink pumpkin spice lattes in the summer. We eat tropical fruit with Midwestern grains. Without the transportation system, there would be absolutely no rhyme or reason to our “normal” diets.

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 meal, 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.