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Balancing Self-Sufficiency and Community

Contributing Writer – Jori Hamilton Self-sufficiency is pretty self-explanatory and often a major factor for preppers who want to be safe and secure. It’s about divorcing yourself from the dependence on societal systems and the labor of others. Examples include eating what you grow, learning new skills to take care of yourself, and having the resources to provide for yourself (and your family) without help.   But, self-sustainability isn’t easy. Depending on where you live or in certain situations, it’s next to impossible. There are certain skills you may never be able to learn. Or, there might be someone in your … Continue reading

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Towards Self-Sufficiency: How Off-Grid Solar Works

As governmental surveillance grows more oppressive and violent crime rates continue to grow in urban environments, living off-grid becomes increasingly appealing. But the lifestyle is not for the faint of heart: Along with possessing plenty of strength, grit, and determination, there are also logistics to consider if you want to go off-grid. One of your primary off-grid considerations involves finding sources of power.  It may seem counterintuitive to have electricity while living off-grid, but alternative energy sources provide an ideal way to stay connected to modern society while also steering clear of it. How’s that for a win-win? Solar power … Continue reading

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