Man, do I love chickens and fresh eggs in the morning. I also love hogs, and the pork that I can turn into Virginia hams and back bacon. Goats and cows provide milk and delicious red meat. But with the ...Read More »
Articles Written By Zach Dunn
5 Easy-To-Find Small Animals You Can Eat For Survival
Hunting is a great way to provide protein for you and your family, partially because the meat harvested is organic, free-ranged, and delicious. Often, though, we talk only about the big-game animals available to us, such as whitetail deer, mule ...Read More »
Is A 100% Off-Grid Life Even Possible?
Is it possible to live fully and completely off the grid? This is a complicated question with a few different answers. Some people, of course, will jump immediately to a “yes” for an answer. They will be the first to ...Read More »
Is Stockpiling Food Even Ethical?
You would be surprised how many times I have been asked – especially by Christians — whether stockpiling is morally right. Or should we call it jealously hording supplies? I have no doubt of the touchiness of this subject, and ...Read More »
How To Build A Cold Frame Out Of Re-purposed ‘Junk’
When I was a kid, I assumed you had just a few months to plant, tend to, and then harvest plants and vegetables. I was wrong. When I started out working for a farmer I was introduced to the age-old ...Read More »
The Best States In America To Live Off The Grid?
I grew up in upstate New York. The beautiful rolling hills, the Great Lakes. The lovely farm country. I would never go back if you paid me millions of dollars. Never. But for the better part of a decade I ...Read More »
The 3 Best Axes Money Can Buy
The problem in compiling a list of the very best axes on the market today is that it’s literally impossible to list every single one. For the homesteader, farmer and outdoorsman, an axe is a vital piece of equipment, one ...Read More »
The Easiest Way To Preserve And Tan Hides
I will admit I have never been much of a trapper. But every hunter, farmer, homesteader and so on should know how to handle hides. When we butcher a deer, elk, bear, cow or any large mammal, we don’t just ...Read More »
How To Raise And Slaughter Turkeys On Your Homestead
When the first Europeans arrived in North America, they discovered a strange-looking bird that was stealthy in the woods, could run like a velociraptor and fly to boot! They also discovered that this fowl was quite tasty, and it is ...Read More »
5 Durable ‘Budget Pistols’ That Won’t Ever Jam
A few years ago when one said the words “cheap” and “handgun” in the same sentence, you were obviously talking about a Jennings, a Hi-Point or an AMT. To be fair, AMT makes a great little concealed carry handgun, albeit ...Read More »