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Surviving A Cold Night With Nothing But The Clothes On Our Backs

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“You have deep survival in your genes. All of your ancestors were survivors or you wouldn’t be here now,” David told us. “Humanity has faced plagues, famine, wars, floods, and every form of disaster you can imagine. In your lineage are people who fled, or fought, or learned, or adapted. The people who didn’t make it, died. You are direct descendants of all those who survived. You have it in you even if you don’t know it…”

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Overhaul Your Medicine Cabinet with Herbal Remedies

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Herbal Alternatives to Over-the-Counter Drugs As you more than likely know, some over-the-counter medications and prescription drugs consist of synthetic chemicals that damage the body and only mask the symptoms of the underlying problem or disease. But there’s a great alternative that is simple to do and much less expensive. Making herbal remedies like tinctures […]

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(Video) Everything You Need to Know about Saving Bean Seeds

Save Bean Seed Successfully This video contains an abbreviated version of Seed Savers Exchange’s webinar on saving bean seeds. The video touches on lots of good information about growing, harvesting, and saving beans to replant the following season. The advice here is good for any legume, including common beans, peas, lima beans, cowpeas, fava beans, […]

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(Video) Seed Saving Advice for Beginners

Step Up Your Seed Saving Here’s a nice video from Seed Savers Exchange about things you should consider when you’re interested to begin saving seeds. The video includes short interviews with many key players from SSE and their Heritage Farm, including co-founder Diane Ott Whealy. There is lots of sound advice here, including to choose […]

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