As the warmth and humidity of summer gives way to the cooler months of fall, an entirely new realm of requirements is at your doorstep. While many homesteaders and gardeners use the chill of fall and winter as a much-needed break from gardening labour, this is not the time for a complete separation of duties. […]
Here you will find the self-sufficiency articles and tutorials that we have published (there are a lot of related posts in the homesteading, money-saving DIY & home remedies sections so check those out as well)... Here are a few of our most popular self-sufficiency posts --
How To Get Used/Working Solar Panels For FREE.
How To Make Charcoal At Home — So Easy & Simple!
23 Gardening Hacks, Tricks, & Tips.
How To Build A DIY Water Wheel Generator.
Do you desire a life that’s less dependent on the ability and services of faceless businesses? Is your desire to be truly self sufficient stronger than your desire to be “taken care of” by corporations? Living off the grid harkens back to a simpler time when humans took care of themselves using the resources found […]
This might just be the best cheap DIY electricity generator we have featured! It is fairly straightforward to build and it can generate a huge amount of free off-the-grid electricity. The level of constant electricity generated in the video is outstanding. I think the best thing about this generator is that it can be powered by […]
That’s right folks – those are everyday off-the-shelf snow shovels! The whole thing cost less than $200 to build… And if you think you’ll have difficulty getting some cheap snow shovels, Amazon is your friend. Check out the video below to find out how to build this super simple windmill. This windmill, when connected to […]
It seems strange to me now that K.W.N has been online for just over a year (2013), and we have done 100s of DIY, emergency preparedness and homesteading posts, BUT this is the first post we have done about beekeeping… I keep reading about small-scale beehives in jars, apparently, with a bit of planning and […]
If you live by a source of running water, one option for electricity generation is a water wheel generator. I think a lot of people assume it needs to be a fairly sizeable source of running water, but if you watch the video below, you will see a water wheel generator built, running, and generating […]