Vegetables, other than tomatoes, must be pickled to be safe for water bath canning.

How to Plant a Garden

Want to plant a garden that will keep you family in fresh produce all summer long? Find out how you can harvest fresh vegetables from your own yard!


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Stuffed Nasturtium Leaves

Nasturtium plants are abundant in many gardens and foragers might even find them growing wild. Here is one way to utilize the edible leaves.



In it's simplest form, mead is a fermented alcohol drink made with honey and water, also sometimes called "honey wine." 7

Strawberry Mead Recipe

In it's simplest form, mead is a fermented alcohol drink made with honey and water, also sometimes called "honey wine."


Raising pigeons for meat helped the Etruscans survive a two-year siege. They might be a really great addition to your survival plan. 1

Raising Pigeons for Meat

During medieval times and the Great Depression, people depended on pigeons for survival. While rules against raising chickens are common in a lot of communities, it seems like pigeons have been overlooked. They might be a good loophole alternative for people faced with municipal restrictions. Click for more about raising pigeons as part of your emergency preparation efforts.