Rule Of Threes

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In survival training, many instructors refer to the “Rule of Threes”.
Here they are, as taught to me by Hank, of Green Earth Survival School:
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Peace, Love, and Preparedness

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I was exchanging emails with what has turned out to be my latest advertiser, While finishing a reply, I signed off in my typical fashion, “Peace, db”, and laughed to myself about how much of a hippie I sound like. Not that it is a bad thing, […]

Meat Rabbit Q&A

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Today’s article is brought to you by Stacey’s Tasties. They offer a long lists of canned jams and jellies, including my personal candied jalapeno recipe. She sells out quickly, but is always making more….drop her a line to see what she has in stock…and tell her Florida Hillbilly sent ya! […]

Learning Wild Edibles

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Today’s article was brought to you by the generous folks over at Go check out their great line of “Multifunction Eyewear Necessities”, and tell them FloridaHillbilly sent you!
I was working with BlueTang today, and at the location where we were working, there was some Blue Porterweed growing. Always looking […]

The Newest Advertiser to FloridaHillbilly – JM Bullion

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Today’s article is brought to you by JM Bullion, of course! If you are looking to get into precious metals, or add some more to your portfolio (what I call my coffee can buried in the back yard), give the folks over at JM Bullion […]

Interview at

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Today I’ll be talking instead of writing. I was recently interviewed by the great folks over at, Aaron and Jason.
Here is their post regarding my interview:

Episode 101: The Season II Finale
by AARON FRANKEL on MAY 12, 2013

 Episode 101: The Season II Finale [ 1:23:41 | 38.81 MB 
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Home Canning – Sources for Items to Can

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Not everyone has an acre of garden beds producing bushels of produce daily, or pastures for cows, goats, pigs or any other living protein source. Some of use are living in town with barely enough room for a small bed of basil…
Where do we find […]

Mailbag May 2, 2013 Quail vs Ducks or Chickens

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Yesterday, I received a comment from a regular reader, Darren from Green Change. com, and  I thought I should expand on my reasoning.

“Just a quick comment to thank you for all your quail articles. I didn’t think quail were worth messing about with (small […]

Quail Week Day 2 – Building and Using an Incubator

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Day two in Quail Week in celebration of finally getting my quail setup mostly organized, and at least moving forward. Today we talk about incubators, hows and whys, commercial and DIY options, how I made mine, and the results I’ve had with it.
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Urbanstead Update March 2013

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It’s been a while so I thought I’d update whats going on in my urban backyard “farm”. I like to write these out from time to time to show you what I’ve accomplished, as well as to track where I’ve been. My memory isn’t what it used to be, […]