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Transition Lab a Local School of Self Sufficiency Recognized by MIT

Transition Lab a Local School of Self Sufficiency Recognized by MIT | Self Sufficiency | Scoop.it
Transition Lab recently won the Massachusetts Institute of Technology's CoLab Contest from a field of 40 worldwide entries.
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12 Months of Prepping - Year One - Backdoor Survival

12 Months of Prepping - Year One - Backdoor Survival | Self Sufficiency | Scoop.it
Recap of the popular survival series,12 Months of Prepping One Month at a time. Includes new material and links to articles for each of the first 12 months
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If you are new to prepping, this is an excellent article to start out with. It covers everything beggining preppers need to accomplish and sets it in a 12 month time frame, helping new preppers from rushing into things, wasting money, and/or having to backtrack. The timeline also helps begginging preppers who don't have a lot of money to throw at it, allowing you to put some of your monthly spending money into it. It's only 12 months.

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How to Build an Outdoor Mud Oven for Use Now and When the SHTF

How to Build an Outdoor Mud Oven for Use Now and When the SHTF | Self Sufficiency | Scoop.it
How will you cook if there is no power or fuel is intolerably expensive? How to build an outdoor mud oven for use now and when the SHTF.
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A great article about constructing your own mud oven. It covers everything from brick materials, base structure, and dome construction. This is a great "artifact" that you can build in your own back yard and cook meals in a wood fired earthen oven!

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9 Strategies For Building An Emergency Food Supply

9 Strategies For Building An Emergency Food Supply | Self Sufficiency | Scoop.it
Are your overwhelmed at the thought of building a long term, emergency food supply?
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This is a great article about how to create, manage, and safely maintain an emergency food supply. It covers everything from how to make a selections, to how to rotate and maintain records on what goes in and out.

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An aquaponic system can provide a healthy food source, forever! - Survival Mom

An aquaponic system can provide a healthy food source, forever! - Survival Mom | Self Sufficiency | Scoop.it
This post is sponsored by Endless Food Systems. I visited their company and saw, first hand, their dedication to designing a high-quality aquaponic system
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This is a great article about how you can set up a self sustaining aquaponic system (different from hydroponic). Aquaponic systems include a self sustaining cycle using fish excrement from a fish tank, supplying the plant bed, which is some sort of medium, with nutrients, and the soil cleans it and returns it to the fish tank. Just set up, put it outside, and let nature take its course!

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Six Primitive Traps For Catching Food In The Woods - The Prepper Journal

Six Primitive Traps For Catching Food In The Woods - The Prepper Journal | Self Sufficiency | Scoop.it
Please Spread The Word And Share This PostIf you do find yourself in the wilderness and need food, there are a lot of ways to fill the plate for dinner....
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Great DIY animal traps in the event of emergencies. All kinds of different traps, from fish traps to bird traps, tension traps to deadfall traps, and even snares. Just watch a few survival shows and I'm sure you'll see at least a few of these pop up. Now you can make them yourself. Be sure to print and put into your survival books!

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