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How to Live Out Of Your Car

How to Live Out Of Your Car

By Eartheasy.com, Posted September 9th, 2014

When you lose the roof over your head, keep your wits (and your wheels) about you. Your car can provide much more than just a ride to work.

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Teaching My Child First Aid: 6 Essentials

Teaching My Child First Aid: 6 Essentials

By Robin Jacobs, Eartheasy.com, Posted August 26th, 2014

Learning a few first-aid principles does more than prepare kids for the worst: it also helps them develop their compassion, self-esteem, and sense of purpose.

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5 Tips to Guarantee Canning Success

5 Tips to Guarantee Canning Success

By Eartheasy.com, Posted August 21st, 2014

In addition to food security and freedom from unwanted additives, home canning gives us the old-fashioned satisfaction of transforming the harvest into next season’s feast.

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Water Filtration for Emergency Preparedness

Water Filtration for Emergency Preparedness

By Eartheasy.com, Posted August 14th, 2014

Water: it can save us or sicken us. When our water supply is compromised, knowledge and preparation make all the difference.

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Teaching My Child How to Garden: Summer Progress

Teaching My Child How to Garden: Summer Progress

By Robin Jacobs, Posted July 7th, 2014

Inch by inch, row by row… Can the quiet growth of plants hold a kid’s interest for the long weeks of watering, weeding, and waiting?

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DIY Solar Power: How to Extend the Life of Your Battery Bank

DIY Solar Power: How to Extend the Life of Your Battery Bank

By Eartheasy.com, Posted June 24th, 2014

Learning basic “care and feeding” of your battery bank protects your investment and adds peace-of-mind to the self-sufficient life.

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6 Beginner Recipes for Solar Ovens

6 Beginner Recipes for Solar Ovens

By Robin Jacobs, Posted June 20th, 2014

When you’re first starting out with your solar oven, focus on recipes that do well with slow cooking.

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7 Ways to Green Your Campsite

7 Ways to Green Your Campsite

By Eartheasy.com, Posted June 4th, 2014

To truly “get away from it all,” sometime less is more. A little planning helps us tread lightly on our precious wilderness areas.

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Teaching My Child How to Garden – Getting Started

Teaching My Child How to Garden – Getting Started

By Robin Jacobs, Eartheasy.com, Posted June 2nd, 2014

Everyday miracles happen when we invite playful work and wonder into the garden.

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Edible Perennials: Building Your Personal ‘Food Forest’

Edible Perennials: Building Your Personal ‘Food Forest’

By Eartheasy.com, Posted May 14th, 2014

Once established, perennial veggies and berries keep on giving year after year.

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How to Wrestle an Elephant

How to Wrestle an Elephant

By Eartheasy.com, Posted May 5th, 2014

The battle against climate change begins at home.

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How to Use Nettles with Your Springtime Cooking

How to Use Nettles with Your Springtime Cooking

By Eartheasy.com, Posted April 30th, 2014

Old timers call them Spring Tonic. Before the garden gets going, nettles are the perfect local green.

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The Outlook for Water Availability in Your Region

The Outlook for Water Availability in Your Region

By Robin Jacobs, Posted March 5th, 2014

Will water shortages worsen, altering daily life even in the next ten years?

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How to Prepare Your Asparagus Bed for Spring

How to Prepare Your Asparagus Bed for Spring

By Eartheasy.com, Posted March 4th, 2014

A well maintained asparagus bed may produce for 25 years!

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5 Easy Ways to Assess Your Soil for Gardening

5 Easy Ways to Assess Your Soil for Gardening

By Eartheasy.com, Posted February 19th, 2014

A productive garden begins with an understanding of the basic properties of your soil.

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Our Biggest Homesteading Mistakes

Our Biggest Homesteading Mistakes

By Greg Seaman, Posted February 12th, 2014

We thought we knew what we were doing!

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Megadroughts ahead?  Let’s all cut water use by 20%

Megadroughts ahead? Let’s all cut water use by 20%

By Eartheasy.com, Posted February 6th, 2014

We can make a difference right now with a few household adjustments — our ecosystem may hang in the balance.

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Harvesting Rainwater for Residential Water Security

Harvesting Rainwater for Residential Water Security

By Sheila Harrington, Posted February 3rd, 2014

Harvested rainwater is an excellent source of water for both potable and nonpotable uses.

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5 Tips for Tornado Preparedness

5 Tips for Tornado Preparedness

By Lee Flynn, Posted June 6th, 2013

Few natural occurrences have the ability to inspire dread in quite the same way as the tornado…

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What it’s Like Raising Children Off-Grid

What it’s Like Raising Children Off-Grid

By Greg Seaman, Eartheasy.com, Posted September 27th, 2012

We wanted to raise “free-range children”, and learned how much active parenting was required…

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