Homesteading and Sustainability: How To Become Self Reliant

Learn how to start homesteading from scratch with these tips and ease your way into the off the grid, self-reliance lifestyle!

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Preserve Food with Canning Jars Master Some Basic Skills Learn to Conserve Stock Up Expand Your First Aid Kit Start Gardening Homesteading for Beginners: Your First Step to Survival Preserve Food with Canning Jars

A sustainable, self-reliant lifestyle is all about cutting out the waste in your life. Instead of perishable foods going bad, preserving them with some simple canning techniques will cut down on the waste and help you stock up your food supply. Through jarring, canning, preserving, pickling, and other techniques, you can preserve almost anything you could ever want to stay edible and delicious without refrigeration.

Canning food is a great idea for building up your emergency food supply, but it’s also a valuable skill to know in case you’re in the position of needing to go off the grid. This is only one of the many skills you will find helpful as a homesteader, but let’s start with the basics.

Master Some Basic Skills

With all of the modern conveniences we enjoy, you don’t really need to know how to do


Originally posted on Survival Life