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Improve Your Food Security

Lets take a few minutes and talk about how to improve your food security and your food supply foot print. You don’t have to be completely reliant upon the grocery store. Lets talk about some ways to improve your food security. CSAs (community supported agriculture) are a great way to source more of your food …

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Millpond State Park, NC – Tour of the Family Camping Area

Lets walk through and take a look at every campsite in the Family Camping area. If you are trying to figure out which site to select. This might be a good start. I also take you down the connector trail from the camping area to the picnic area and lake. This isn’t an exciting video …

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Hike and Talk #2 – How NOT Talking Politics and Religion Leads to Economic Ruin

Lets talk about how self-censorship and censorship in general drives societal failure. I am walking from the cypress swamp back to the Family Camping area while making this podcast. Walk with me and check out the trail while we talk about about self-censorship and community censorship and how that can destroy a society and country. …

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Ivermectin – How Safe is It Really?

Should you take it? Or run away? Ivermectin Toxic or Not? Here is some great info that you may not see too many places. Do some research and then you make the decision for yourself. Chris Maretenson has a great series of videos on Covid-19 (going back to early 2020). Below is his expert analysis …

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Make Your Own Chicken Feed

One great way to save money, it is not that difficult Last year we started mixing our own chicken food. The journey towards making our own food started with researching how others make their own DIY chicken feed. I was able to narrow it down to three main criteria for the food: price protein content …

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Freeze Dryer Breaks Down During Harvest!

Why You Need a Spare Parts Kit and Lots of Trays Freeze drying is a great way to preserve food. It is much easier than pressure canning while preserving more of the food value. A pressure canner is very simple and pretty much just requires heat and water to operate. Freeze dryers are automated and …

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Why Are There So Many Angry and Frustrated People?

This videos explains why

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You Have Good Judgment, Don’t Let Being “Woke” Prevent You from Using It

Lets talk about not seeing the world in terms of left / right. Lets think about what is good and bad for you, the people around you and your nation. Today’s world is all about being compliant. Compliance is not always a good thing, especially when your compliance allows others to do bad (or even …

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Get Ready for Difficult Times: Stay Fit!

Come join me on my hike. I was hiking on a trail at the foot of Mount Mitchell in NC when I recorded this podcast (video below). Consistently putting in a modest effort is the way to succeed. I started consistently working out in 2015. Over time my diet has also improved. I’m still a …

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Overlanding Campsite Update

Our overlanding destination is closer to finally being ready for the first guests in the fall. The next step is sowing more grass and getting the grass established. The campsite is big enough for a large group. It is only about 25 minutes from Max Patch, Hurricane Creek or Hot Springs. You can preview the …

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Homestead vs. In-stead – rightsizing the the project helps it succeed!

Lets talk about how doing it right, means choosing a project that isn’t too big. Alternatively a project that is too big can lead to horrible results and burn out. The podcast also covers the concept that as a farmer (or hobbyist or prepper) you have two resources. You can put time into your project …

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Its Tough to Predict the Future – Price of Food is Going Up, but How Much

We all like to eat. We all need to eat. How much will food cost this year? Next year? I’ll make the argument that we, as a nation, have passed a historical inflection point. Its our job as men (and women too) to prepare for difficult times. I’ll also make the argument that preparing for …

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Food as the Best Investment?

These are crazy times if I can honestly suggest that long term food supply for yourself and your family is one the best financial investments you can make this week! I’m not a financial advisor, so this isn’t financial advice, nor should it be treated as financial advice. Inflation is there. How bad it gets …

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Chickens vs Ducks vs Geese

How to choose which to get! More and more people are concerned about food security. A few years ago, the concept of food security was relegated to discussions of the distance food traveled to reach the grocery store. The United States is awakening to the terrible fact that politics impacts your ability to obtain food …

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Build Good Soil Now – Buy Seeds Now – Start Plants

Now is the time to improve the soil in your garden. Do things like add compost and wood chips. Don’t wait until its time to plant. Instead give the microbes, bugs and other critters time to grow in your soil, so its ready when it is time to plant. You can search for “regenerative soil” …

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