deer meat

Meat, since the dawn of man, has been an essential and vital part to our diets and existence. Meat is readily available, especially since humans are at the top of the food chain, and it is a strong source of protein, iron and a plethora of B vitamins like thiamine, riboflavin and niacin. We need all of these vitamins and nutrients to survive. In today’s society, there is a wide variety of diets to avoid eating meat, or only certain types of meat, but it’s still crucial to ingest all of the nutrients listed above. While you may find protein, iron and B vitamins in other types of food, you’ll always find the most plentiful amount in meat. There are[…]

cabin in the woods

Today’s world is overflowing with consumerism. We are told every day, through advertising, what to eat, what to wear, and that we need cell phones and the latest gadgets. Oddly enough, this has inspired many to start living a self-sufficient lifestyle, also known as sustainability or “living off the grid”. There’s a lot to consider when making this life transition, and you may not know where to begin if you want to take a step back from the consumer way of life. There a few impactful and integral parts to living self-sufficiently, but remember that any journey begins with a single step. One of the best and most effective ways to promote sustainability is to hunt for your own food.[…]

Vegetables grown at home

The homestead movement is a modernization of the historical Homestead Acts of the mid-1800s in the United States. Now, however, this movement is global, and has become an integral part of the minimalist lifestyle. In an age when most people live every day reliant on technology and consumer goods, the homestead movement has begun to create a shift in the average lifestyle. Many people are now realizing they no longer want to live a life that is so dependent on items and goods that they cannot provide themselves. There’s a long history to homesteading, which has inspired this powerful, modern movement. The homestead movement historically dates back to the United States Homestead Acts, particularly the Homestead Act of 1862. The[…]

deer meat from hunting

Today, we live in a world where almost anything can be purchased. Every basic human need can be provided by a business. One of the largest businesses is food, and consumerism has demanded that companies produce large, frequent amounts of one of the biggest sectors of the food market: meat. Unfortunately, commercially produced food has a lot of setbacks and unappealing qualities, and the sport of hunting is making a comeback and proving why hunting your own meat far outweighs purchasing it. Popular game, such as deer or duck, has proven to be more beneficial for the average person, and there are multiple reasons to consider when comparing hunting to purchasing. The first reason for hunting and harvesting your own[…]