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...
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.
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Know Your Nonvenomous Snakes: They’re Good for the Farm and Field
Many nonvenomous snakes do so much good that we do ourselves a disservice by getting rid of them, especially those that eat pests no one wants around.
Canning 101: Easy Steps to Keep Your Pantry Packed With Fresh Foods
As more grocery stores offered the convenience of canned goods at reasonable prices, home canning was thought to be a dying art, but it has been making a strong comeback.
Sunshower! Build a Solar-Powered Water Heater for Hot Water Anywhere
There is always use for hot water, and there are a number of designs out there. The goal of this project was to design a solar-powered water heater so simple...
Bat Box: Construct a Sky-High Rocket Box Fit For Bug-Eating Bats
The two-chamber rocket box gives these helpful insect-eaters a home. And unlike other designs, it mimics the way bats naturally move within hollowed-out trees as the weather changes.
Pork Prep: How to Process Wild Hog from Field to Table
What do you do with the wild hog after you have harvested it? The sportsman’s answer is to "no gut" field butcher it and fire up the grill.
Goat Milk: Take the Mystery and Misery out of Milking Goats
Having a cow or two is often not an option for most of us who have just a few acres and that is what makes having dairy goats the perfect...
Battery Maintenance Can Keep Your Power System Fully Operational
Batteries are the least appreciated link in the chain from sunlight to light bulb, but they work hard and need all the battery maintenance you can give them