Survival Scout Tips — homesteading

How to Cook Beans in a Hole in the Ground

Bean hole cooking is a tradition from the Native Americans that allows you to cook beans in a hole in the ground using only a few ingredients to feed many.

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What Little House on the Prairie Teaches Us about Preparedness

The classic TV show Little House on the Prairie has much to teach us about self-sufficiency and the importance of being prepared. It’s no wonder it’s making a comeback right now.

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4 Off-Grid Laundry Methods

Off-grid laundry methods are a must-know if and when you lose power due to a disaster. From foot-powered washers to a bucket and toilet plunger, check out these alternative method.

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Living like the Amish: Lessons for Life without Electricity

The Amish community provides a great example for how to function and live off-grid in modern society. Learn how they stay warm in the winter, cook and preserve food, and more.

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A Guide to Raising Your Own Poultry

Raising your own chickens is a great way to develop your own source of protein, save money, and prepare for circumstances that limit your access to store-bought food. Learn how to get started with raising chickens.

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Best Tips to Prepare for Off Grid Living

HOW TO SURVIVEIN A WORLD GONE MAD Before we dive into today's helpful hints, I wanted to talk about what it truly means to live off the grid (OTG). At its simplest, OTG living means self-sufficiency without reliance on public utilities. This means that you technically can live off the grid without escaping into the wilderness. It also means you don't have to go back to the "dark age" and give up all the comforts of modern living. As long as you have self-sufficient systems in place, you can enjoy electricity, plumbing, and even internet. However, many people find it...

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