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grow your own food

Self-reliance often starts with feeding yourself from your own land.  What can you grow?  Where can you start?  Check out our gardening section for tips on homestead vegetable gardening and landscaping.

cook & PReserve

Shop less and save money by making more of your own food and preserving the food you grow.  Turn your homestead kitchen into a powerhouse of self-reliance with cooking tips from experienced homesteaders.

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When you can make or build something yourself, you save money and become more self-reliant. From energy efficiency projects to homemade gifts and natural cleaning, we've got you covered.

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