The Space-Saving, ‘Upside-Down Way’ To Grow Indoor Tomatoes

Written by: Kristen Duever Indoor gardening can be a great way to have fresh vegetables year-round and satisfy your green thumb during the winter, but if you live in a small home or apartment, it can be challenging to find enough room for your plants. One solution is to turn your indoor garden on its …

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7 Things Your Doctor’s Not Telling You About Coconut Oil

Written by: Amy O'Donnell Do you notice more coconut oil in your grocery, discount or health food store? Coconut oil is everywhere, and in everything, from food to beauty products, as more people discover its benefits. Health-conscious people have known about coconut oil for many years. As its popularity increases, so has its availability. Common …

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Why your grandparents didn’t have food allergies…but you do

  Did your grandparents have food allergies? Mine sure didn’t. A stark comparison to the growing epidemic of food allergies, worsening with every generation.  According to a study released in 2013 by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, food allergies among children increased approximately 50% between 1997 and 2011 (1). Although it can be …

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Yellowstone reaches 878 earthquakes in just two weeks as scientists wonder when the volcano will blow

July 04, 2017 by: Isabelle Z. You don’t have to be a geologist to understand that an earthquake in the vicinity of a volcano could be a disaster waiting to happen, but what if there were nearly 900 quakes near a supervolcano? That is the situation that is playing out right now in Yellowstone National …

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5 Ways Your Great-Grandparents Stockpiled Fresh Produce

Written by: Daphne Cybele Van Schaick Can you stockpile fresh produce? Yes! You can integrate your extra garden and orchard produce (or weekly specials from the supermarket) into a well-planned stockpile that includes fresh produce, just like your great-grandparents did. Fresh items can be preserved for longer storage, and you can grow fruit trees, nut-bearing …

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29 Once-Common Survival Skills We’ve Lost To Technology

Written by: Tammy Robinson No doubt, all of us benefit greatly from technology. Unfortunately, though, there is a payoff for all this convenience: the loss of common skills. Although I love being able to Google almost any question and click an icon to call home, the fact is that there are some skills we might …

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What Is The True Shelf Life Of Store-Bought Canned Foods?

Written by: Steve Nubie Have you ever wondered how long store-bought canned good will last in your stockpile? Professional food processors and manufacturers have both the equipment and knowledge to properly preserve food — plus the tests and inspections from the federal government. However, most canned foods are packed in water. That makes a big …

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7 Ways The Pioneers Preserved Food Without Electricity

Written by: Steve Nubie The pioneers knew more than a few tricks to preserve food for the long-term. Any form of food preservation was designed to kill and inhibit the growth of bacteria, fungus and other micro-organisms. It also was designed to prevent the oxidation of fats which could lead to rancidity. Our pioneer ancestors …

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How To Turn Ordinary Garden Soil Into Organic Potting Mix

Written by: Jacki Andre If you’ve been gardening for a while, you’ve likely heard that you shouldn’t use garden soil in containers or as a seed-starting medium. But garden soil is free and it’s right there for the taking. So, what’s wrong with using it? The short answer is that soil used in any kind …

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If We Want “Unity”… Government Must Become Weaker

Is everyone reading the ZeroHedge?  In my humble opinion, there are three important risks to be aware of: EMP, Cyber Attack and Financial Collapse.  Look to multiple sources of information, connect the dots, and use lots and lots and lots of discernment, and look to your core values.... Focus on the Bill of Rights.  Understand …

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