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The Basics in Herbal Formulas!

The Basics in Herbal Formulas!
Host: Cat Ellis “The Herbal Prepper Live

Herbal Formulas, The BasicsHerbal formulas are a severely underutilized resource by preppers. Plant-based remedies provide an easy, affordable, and renewable alternative for post-collapse medicines. Herbs, mushrooms, trees, and other natural items, like honey, provide a wealth of traditional remedies Continue reading The Basics in Herbal Formulas!

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Agriculture, keeping up pt 2!

Agriculture, keeping up pt 2!
Brett Bauma “Makers on Acres

Agriculture keeping up pt 2On the next episode of Makers on Acres Tech. Build and Grow show, we venture into part 2 of our modern agriculture topic. On the last episode we talked a small bit about gmo, soil erosion and corn. On this next episode we will dive deeper into the economics of the modern agricultural platform as well as more in depth talk on the practices used in today’s farming methods. Continue reading Agriculture, keeping up pt 2!

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Methods for Preserving Food

Methods for Preserving Food
James Walton “I Am Liberty

Methods for Preserving FoodWe had a cold snap here in VA and that always brings to mind the need for food preservation skills. My history as a chef has taught me a lot about Preserving Food not from a survival stand point but from a swanky food trend stand point. Fortunately it translates. We are going to talk about several different methods for Preserving Food and I want you to start a project now that you can slice into come spring time. Continue reading Methods for Preserving Food

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Livestock integration!

Livestock integration!
Host: Nick & Don “We Grow Ours

Livestock cowThis week on the We Grow Ours show Nick and Don will be covering the much anticipated topic of “livestock integration.” The principle is simple, the process isn’t always so. One look at nature and you’ll see there are not any rows of corn, wheat or other mono crops. There are no segregated areas for each individual animal species.

Nature is a flowing self-regulating organism. Yes it is made of multiple animals and plants, and yes they have their conflicts, but as a whole, the system set in place works. Livestock integration is our way of trying to copy an existing system. The goal is to have a system that uses very little in-put to produce a LOT of food. It’s kind of a solar powered food producer!! Continue reading Livestock integration!

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Planting for Storage!

Planting for Storage!
Host: Denob “The Prepared Canadian

ep67_3This week I’m going to discuss gardening from a bit of a different perspective. There is no shortage of information out there about garden placement for maximum sun, or how to double dig your vegetable plot. You can even find more than you could possibly read about maximizing yield with companion planting, square foot gardening, vertical or container gardening, raised beds, well, you get the idea, the list goes on. Continue reading Planting for Storage!

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Fitness and Disaster Preparedness

Fitness and Disaster Preparedness
Host: Sam Coffman
Sam CoffmanFunctional fitness is a concept that describes practical, common-sense methods of both getting into shape and staying in shape. Like most things in our current American culture, it is easy to compartmentalize exercise into something that is separate from everyday life.

FitnessJoin Sam Coffman as he talks about the problems that this kind of compartmentalization of fitness presents, and how separating fitness from the rest of our life actually hurts rather than helps our true athletic ability. Sam discusses methods and concepts to help you use everyday tasks to keep your body fit enough to deal with the stresses of a post-disaster situation.The kind of fitness needed after a disaster includes several aspects in order to keep you healthy. Strength, cardio (stamina), nutrition, self-defense, mobility and flexibility are all key components of this kind of an approach to fitness.

Additionally, Sam talks about integrating situational awareness, breathing, focus and concentration and even weapons into a functional fitness routine. He answers common questions about high-intensity workouts, proprioception, plyometrics and “burst energy” as well as relaxation techniques and how these help a person cope with a high-adrenaline encounter.

In Sam Coffman’s survival school, the Combat Medic specialty is involved with the realm of the body. Sam talks about how a holistic approach to exercise and fitness creates a body and mind that are much more adaptable to unknown stresses, as well as an ability to recover more quickly from injury and exercise.

Join Sam as he guides you through some fundamental concepts to fitness that allow you to work out at any time of day in your own home or yard.
Sam Coffman Website: http://thehumanpath.com
Blog: http://blog.mysanantonio.com/samcoffman/

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