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Tuesday, July 15, 2014

15 Skills You Need, No Garden Needed to Grow Food, DIY Solar Heater, Microloans for Farms & Freebies

Poor Man Survival

Self Reliance tools for independent minded people…


ISSN 2161-5543

A Digest of Urban Survival Resources

“The most dangerous man, to any government, is the man who is able to think things out for himself…Almost inevitably, he comes to the conclusion that the government he lives under is dishonest, insane, and intolerable.”—H.L. Mencken, American journalist


15 Skills Every Homesteader Should Know


Let’s start with reading and writing.  It is evident many online have only rudimentary reading, writing and spelling skills.  If you expect to make use of the many free PDFs and reports the Poor Man Survival skill provides, you must be able to read with basic comprehension skills…


If you have managed to get away from the madness of urban life and build your own homestead then the hardest part is over!

However, this handy list of 15 skills is here to help all you homesteaders further your journey and maintain a self sufficient life! It covers everything from growing your own vegetables and tending animals to storing water and heating your home!

Check out the resource in full over at here…



Additional useful resources to share…



20 Medicinal Plants Worthy Of Your Garden Space

How To Make A Keyhole Garden

34 Experts Share Their Secrets For Growing Your Own Food



Here are six vegetables you can grow in your own home (no garden needed):




Microloan Resources for Small Farmsteads


·         Farm Services Agency State Offices:

·         Farmer’s Legal Action Group:



Plants Poisonous to Livestock, Animals


How To Build A Solar Thermal Heater For Under $5

Solar water heating systems use the free heat from the sun to provide you with hot water and this simple tutorial will show you how you can make your own using scrap materials.



5 of our favorite sites for fantastic freebies!

A great way to find freebies is to use sites that track them and test out the ordering process. We started our search with a list of hot sites from our last freebie spree two years ago, then added our favorite new sites. But move fast for these deals, because freebie sites come and go. Here are a few of our favorites, plus insider tips for each of them…



Grandma Putt's Old-Time Vinegar, Garlic, Baking Soda, and 101 More Problem Solvers



Yours in freedom,

Bruce ‘the Poor Man’


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