Top three guns for your homestead
When thinking of living the homestead life, self-sufficiency is often a topic that comes up fairly early. In order to be self-sufficient, it is important to own and know how to operate and maintain a variety of tools. It’s understandable that when most people think of homestead tools the most common variety is hand and power tools. Firearms are also important tools, especially these top three guns for your homestead. Continue reading “Top Three Guns for your Homestead”
Primitive Hunter, Gatherer
Humans have been creatures of opportunity throughout our history, whether they were hunting small or large game or picking berries and nuts. It’s in our DNA and is likely the most important trait resulting in our world dominance.
Perhaps the most beneficial example of our willingness to accept opportunity where it presents itself is when it comes to the food we eat. Long before Atkins, Keto or Vegan, people ate whatever they found on the landscape. Think of it as shopping the outer aisles of the supermarket, except without walls and freezer cases.
Our ancestors didn’t waste anything. They were not “Trophy Hunters.” (Keep reading for more on Trophy Hunters) When they killed something they ate all the parts that were edible and used all the parts that were usable. This applied to plants and animals. Today we simply have more opportunities spanning a wider array of choices. Continue reading “Hunting Small and Large Game”
Merriam-Webster says the word “homestead (hōm-ˌsted)” can be either a noun or a verb.
Noun: “the home and adjoining land occupied by a family.”
Verb: “to acquire or occupy as a homestead.” Continue reading “What is a Homestead?”