26 steps to self sufficiency!

26 steps to self sufficiency!

By Author KVR
26 steps to self sufficiency!
1. Plant a garden : This is the basic building block for anyone looking to walk a simpler path in life in the modern world. Especially with rising fuel costs and resulting food costs increases it is imperative to minimize the impact on a families financial situation. More and more of the average families monthly income is slowly being eroded by the cost of just putting food on the table. I understand a lot of people do not have a lot of land to totally grow their own food but there are many options available to grow in small footprint and help at least offset the cost of groceries. Besides it also helps develop ones skills for any future plans.
Read the other 25 steps>>>http://thehomesteadingboards.com/2012/05/26-steps-to-self-sufficiency/

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Determinate or Indeterminate to prune or not prune tomato plants!

Determinate or Indeterminate to prune or not prune tomato plants!

There are two main varieties of tomato plants: Determinate and Indeterminate. A seed package will tell you what you got. I don’t know of a way to tell if a plant is determinate or indeterminate by just looking at a young plant, but later in the season you can see if it is a bush or a huge still growing plant.
Determinate tomato plants
Determinate plants are bush type plants. They only grow to a certain height, produce their fruits, and die off.
Read full article>>>http://northernhomestead.com/determinate-and-indeterminate-tomato-plants-to-prune-or-not-to-prune/

6 Ways to Homestead in the City

6 Ways to Homestead in the City

6 Ways to Homestead in the City:
When I was younger I always like to stay in-tune with nature, in the yard watching bugs, raising animals to growing plants and herbs. Now as a mother and wife, my family loves to grow our own food. This can have great benefits knowing where your food is coming from. If you are longing to do to same here are some steps into getting started and you don’t need a lot of land or a farm to do it..
Read more>>http://wellnessmama.com/16303/ways-to-homestead-in-the-city/

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Ron Finley: Growing Gardens in yards the next American revolution

Ron Finley plants vegetable gardens in South Central LA — in abandoned lots, traffic medians, along the curbs. Why?
This is what real revolution looks like. This is the future. Ron Finley in South Central LA was tired of living in a food desert and he decided to do something about it. He took back control over his food supply and health, while also setting his community on a path towards resilience and independence.

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Read full article http://www.filmsforaction.org/articles/the-next-american-revolution-has-begun-and-this-is-what-it-looks-like/

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