Category: Energy Alternatives

Technical Preps for the homestead!

Technical Preps for the homestead! Dirty Lew & Highlander “Tech Preps” This week’s show, Highlander and I will be going over different Technical Preps for your homestead.  We will be discussing different topics on how to power your homestead (Solar, Backup Generators and/or Wind), how to keep your homestead secure (Security Systems, CCTV and/or Weaponry),…
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June 6, 2015 0

Winter Ready

Winter Ready Host: James and Mike “Survival Punk” This week the main topic is being winter ready. Winter is coming fast this year. James and Mike have some tips to be ready for it. How to keep your home warm. How to save some money this winter. The main places you will be are either…
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November 22, 2014 0

Alcohol for gas!

Alcohol for gas! Host Nick & Don “We Grow Ours” This week on the We Grow Ours show, Nick and Don have David Blume on the show talking about Alcohol as a fuel! This is a really informative show has us thinking! Did you know you could run your car on Alcohol the way is…
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November 10, 2014 0

Wood Burning 101 and Alternatives!

Wood Burning 101 and  Alternatives Host: Lynna “The Other side… A Preppers Path” The wood burning stove or more affectionately the wood stove was a mainstay and center of many a home, giving up dominance as a necessary appliance in the home to the likes of coal, natural gas and electricity. The woodstove gradually lost…
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May 3, 2014 0

Ethanol to Alcohol, Distill Your Own!

Ethanol to Alcohol, Distill Your Own! Host: Nick & Don “We Grow Ours” Can you make your own fuel – at home? “Make Your Own Fuel! Alcohol Fuel Basics What if there were a fuel that was affordable, renewable, and produced right in your own community? If you’d lived 100 years ago, you would have…
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March 31, 2014 0

Well-Appointed Prepper Homestead Part III

Well-Appointed Prepper Homestead Part III Host: Renee “The Homestead Honey Hour” This week on the Homestead Honey Hour I’ll be concluding by discussing the Barn and Barnyard as well as all those things that come under the category of Miscellaneous. Whether you already keep livestock on your place, are thinking of adding something new, or…
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March 27, 2014 0

All About Solar Power!

All About Solar Power Host: Don & Nick “We Grow Ours” This week on wegrowours, we talk to Chris Frye from AEI (Alternative Energy Inc,) about solar. Chris knows his stuff! If you are considering putting solar onto your home as an alternative energy source, or maybe as part of you preparedness plan, Chris is…
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March 3, 2014 0

Devices for Survival!

Devices for Survival! Host: Denob “The Prepared Canadian” A growing number of preparedness items that the typical prepper has in their kits are run by batteries. From Iphones to AM/FM radios to ham HT’s and flashlights, these low power devices need juice. There are several ways to keep them charged, either with their built in…
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March 1, 2014 0

Gourmet Preppers and Solar Physics!

Gourmet Preppers and Solar Physics! Hosts: Gary L. & Gee’sBoo ‘The Road Less Traveled’ Welcome to this week’s outing on “The Road Less Traveled with GaryL and GGsBoo. On this excursion we’ll continue focusing on some of the intricacies of Prepping from our perspectives with an emphasis on psychological preparedness being quite important to our…
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February 22, 2014 0

Cooking Without Power!

Cooking Without Power! Host: Lynna “The Other Side… A Preppers Path” Most of us are always looking for alternatives to the grid and resources that are inexpensive or free. There are all sorts of gadgets out there mixed in with some really inventive, efficient and renewable products and solutions. Who hasn’t been sitting in a…
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February 16, 2014 0

Bread, the life giving staple of humanity!

Bread, the life giving staple of humanity Host: Dean “The Prepared Canadian” Bread is often referred to as the life giving staple of humanity.  Every culture on earth has its own version and they feed it to prisoner’s right?  Well, OK, maybe that last part is just folklore, but let’s face it, there simply is no…
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February 1, 2014 0

Power, Living Without!

Power, Living Without  Host: Denob “The Prepared Canadian” Let’s face it, our power grid is unreliable.  In the face of disaster, it’s almost inevitably the first system of support we lose.  Even with relatively minor incidents such as snow storms or moderate wind, the electricity goes out, leaving us in the dark, with no refrigeration, heat,…
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October 19, 2013 0

Energy, This Prepper is Not Gonna Leave the Light On!

Sipping hot cocoa while contemplating the day ahead a chill pervaded the room. Glancing at the outdoor thermometer revealed the reason, 42 degrees and only September 5th. The realization that I better get the stove pipe repaired now, hit me. Autumn is on the way and in the natural course of things winter follows and…
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