After waging war on all the germs and bacteria we know are lurking around us, people are finally beginning to understand that some bacteria…

Got (Raw) Milk?

by Karyn Sweet 0

  On your way to greater self-sufficiency, you have purchased a dairy cow or goat.  You should feel proud that you are taking responsibility for…

  Rugged, self-sufficient, fiercely loyal – despite stereotypes to the contrary, the Appalachian mountaineers were, and are, an admirable people who developed a rich culture…

Strange Edibles

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  The vegetable garden is usually one of the first steps taken towards self-sufficiency.  Who would want to do without plump tomatoes and fresh watermelons…