The Gabion House


With this article we look into the home building option using gabion baskets. This article has one goal, to just bring the build option to your attention. Show that it IS a viable option and hopefully we can later report of someone that has built a home from gabions. These baskets are wire weaved together…

Were You Born In The Wrong Century?

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Would you be up to the challenge? Drop all contacts, throw away the cell phone, leave behind the laptop, and walk back into time; to the TENTH century?? (Video Below) In 2013, and medieval re-enactment group built a 10th-century homestead as an experiment. The homestead has no access to electricity, no internet, tv, radio, or…

Heimo’s Arctic Refuge- Surviving Alone In Alaska

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Heimo Korth is the last man living in Alaska Preserve, 19 million acres of Alaskan Wilderness. Originally from Wisconsin, Heimo is amazingly social. He and his wife have been living up there since 1982. So grab some popcorn and enjoy this incredible video!    

The Baddest Homesteaders Truck


Every once in a while a truck comes by that causes total truck envy. Im not one for wanting something that costs so much, but this is pure awesome. This is what I would call KING of trucks! Built by Legacy Classic Trucks, the Legacy Power Wagon is one sick machine! These are hand-built by…

Planting Garlic In The Fall


Fall is the time to plant your garlic. You can start as early as mid September and as late as end of Oct. Garlic is very easy to grow and store. Although planting garlic is fairly easy there are some steps you need to be aware of. Garlic likes well drained soil Garlic likes loose…