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THRIVING SURVIVAL WORKSHOP

The Thriving Survival Workshop on May 26, 2018 was a great success!  We are excited to host the second workshop on June 2–still time to sign up! Here are some candid shots of how we demonstrated preps for the next … Continue reading

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Dirt Diggin’ Time

We may not always garden.  It is hard work, especially breaking ground in the spring.  But the green beans, squash, cucumbers, tomatoes, potatoes, kale, spinach, peas, corn, pumpkins and melons are finally in the ground.  Now comes the fun part.  Watching … Continue reading

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Cooking with Fire and Sun

ARE YOU READY FOR THE NEXT BIG EVENT?  Thriving Survival Workshop is coming up on May 26 with a repeat on June 2 from 10 A.M. to 2:30 P.M.  at the Farm Grove farmstead, 18886 Springfield Road, Groveland, IL.  One … Continue reading

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GREAT AMERICAN GARAGE SALE!

On your way to the Tremont Community Sale, stop by our family garage sale at the Farm Grove Barn!!!  So much stuff the guys are complaining they are running out of tables–collectible plates from mom’s shop, reproduction plaques of my dad’s … Continue reading

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Why I Am a Prepping Christian

  Why I Am a Prepping Christian An entire world of preppers, survivalists,  end-of-the-world-as-we-know-it [EOTWAWKI], off- the-grid people are getting ready for the next big event.  I agree things are getting worse, not better; this observation is scriptural.  We may yet see … Continue reading

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GARBAGE TO GOLD

  One man’s garbage is another man’s gold.  The self-sustaining household learns that many things we normally throw away can be used to enrich our homestead–whether it is an apartment in the city or a home in the country. A … Continue reading

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Playing Off-Grid, Part II

  PLAYING OFF-GRID, PART II In part I of Playing Off-Grid, I described my fantasy cottage cabin on the hill.  I think I will call it “Hill and Dale Cottage.”  Once you name it, it is yours! Developing the skill … Continue reading

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