Tonight’s episode has no general topic other than a reflection on my past prepping and prepping as whole in the future. I will just generalize what all I have experienced, what I have learned, and what I have planned for the future. Continue reading Reflections in Prepping→
Penny Pinching Prepper Show
Josh “The 7 P’s of Survival”
This Week on the 7 P’s of Survival Live Show we will have Bernie Carr from Appartmentprepper.com and the author of the new book “The Penny-Pinching Prepper!” We will discuss several preparedness related topics covered in her book including: water distillation and alternative water purification methods, stocking a prepper pantry on a budget, building a DIY rocket stove Continue reading Penny Pinching Prepper!→
A general perception about women is that they are weak and vulnerable and are not capable of handling tough situations as people think they react more easily than their male counterparts. It’s not just men who believe in this whole women being weak concept but most women sell themselves short when it comes to talking about their strength in the face of a disaster. Similarly, when talking about preppers or survival, Continue reading Survival Skills For Women→
The elderberries are ripe and the first signs of changing seasons are appearing, soon fall will be on the wind. Join Lynna on The Other Side… A Preppers Path as she brings in the first day of September with a smile and a look at Built to Last My Homestead. Often when thinking of a homestead we envision a country mural with a quaint farmhouse, smoke curling out of the chimney, a wood stack nearby, chickens roaming a green expanse with a barn and other critters milling about. A perfect picture of a sustainable self-reliant home but in reality that is just one take on a homestead.
Are you yearning for that picture of a homestead, wishing away your days and nights, take heart and come realize your homestead right where you are TODAY. They say the home is where the heart is, where you are is your stead, turn your stead into your homestead today, whether you are in the rural wilds, a sprawling downtown urban apartment, a tucked away subdivision, a boat, or any other place you call home. Homesteading is about living life in a self- sufficient, reliable and sustainable method, we think it has to be out in the country somewhere and frankly that is the pinnacle of homesteading but today you can take steps to realize the homesteader in you.
The phone lines will be open and we’ll cover mind set, re-purposing, flexibility and more. Make a date for tonight 8pm central for a good ole discussion on living the prepared way on The Other Side of a Preppers Path. Listen to this show in player below!
It’s been a while since The Homestead Honeys have hosted a 5th Thursday, ‘Anything Goes’ show (…well almost anything), on Thursday, May 30th. You’re invited to call in with any preparedness questions you have. The Honeys hope to inspire you as they talk about their current projects, but are just as eager to hear about what you’re working on. The Honeys look forward to talking with you, and hearing about your efforts to become more self-sufficient and self-reliant. Noreen, Bev and Katz will all be on the air together. There’s just no predicting what twists and turns the conversation might take!
My guest on the last show was Rob Torcellini, one of my YouTube friends. If you don’t know him, this is his YouTube channel… http://www.youtube.com/user/web4deb we spent quite a bit of time talking about his Geodesic Dome greenhouse, and greenhouses in general. Depending on where you are located, a greenhouse could be used to grow vegetables year round or simply as a way to lengthen your growing season. And one of the huge benefits to greenhouse growing is the fact that you don’t have to deal with unpredictable weather.
We had just gotten started on the aquaponics discussion when the clock ran out. Since I’m putting together my own aquaponics system right now, I’d like to make this a focal point of the show. For those who aren’t familiar with AP, it’s a process that involves growing fish and plants together, in one complete system. The waste from the fish is what provides the nutrients for the plants. In terms of being self-sufficient, an aquaponics setup would certainly make a great addition. If you were able to put this inside a greenhouse, and grow the plants year round, that would be even better. But you’d probably need a way to heat the greenhouse. Well, Rob solved that problem with a Rocket Mass Heater. And for some added insurance in the event of a power outage, he also installed solar panels to meet his electrical needs.
So on this episode of Preparing To Provide, we’ll be providing lots of information for anyone looking to get into aquaponics. And if time permits, we will also be discussing the Rocket Mass Heaters and various solar power options. Please join us for another great show, and feel free to call in with any questions you might have.
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