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Best Pressure Washer: How to Pick and Use the Handiest Clean-It-All Tool
Smokejumper Murry Taylor Builds a Fire-Wise Homestead
Fire is a disaster that can strike at any moment. Murry Taylor took this into consideration when he designed and built his fire-resistant homestead.
The Technology Behind an Energy Efficient Home and Farm
How one couple built a 21st-century energy efficient home with high-tech equipment that was engeineered to save money and energy.
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Solid Tips for Buying an Old Truck for the Farm or Field
Automobiles depreciate quickly and can lose half their value within the first three years. A little work, some know-how and a minimal investment can make buying an old truck a...
Beekeeping: How to Start a Delicious Honey-Producing Hive Anywhere
Beekeeping has not only become more popular lately, but it is a great opportunity to increase your farm's income while doing some good for the environment (and your crops).
10 Off-Grid Appliances for When the Power Goes Out
Handling the basics of running a household doesn’t have to depend on the power grid, as everyday chores take on a different atmosphere using off-grid appliances our grandmothers might find...
Foraging For Wild Berries For a Good Source of Nutrition
Wild berries are a natural resource, but are perishable and don’t last long. Like that sweet corn and cantaloupe in the garden, if you don’t harvest them at the right...
The Pros and Cons of Propane: The ‘Other’ Natural Gas
For many of those backup appliances in and around our homes, propane is the fuel of choice. As it should be. It is safe, clean burning, and portable. And, it...
Homestead Hiccups and It Worked For Me—Calling All Pioneers
In addition to welcoming your comments on Facebook and Twitter and reading additional stories here on RealWorldSurvivor.com, editor Nancy Tappan is calling all pioneers to share their stories and antics.
Homestead Hacks: 10 Simple Ways to Improve Your Summertime Bounty
The warm months are busy times on the farm or small homestead. Gardening tasks take center stage with weeds and pests causing a multitude of headaches if you don’t stay...