I recently saw a message on (I think!) this Group asking whether
anyone knew of web sites devoted to all aspects of self-sufficiency.
The site to check out is The Get-A-Life Index. It's at
It's so new I don't know if the search engines have picked it up yet.
There are hundreds of references-- Not only links to web sites, but
also books and articles and other information
The site is organized into categories and sub-categories including
Food (gardening, recipes, storage, etc.); Alternative Medicine;
House-building, Homesteading; Energy (solar, wind, etc.); Work
(starting your own business or changing jobs/careers), etc.
Sure, but you can do better than my recommendations.
Just go to Google and type in the search box the subject of
interest: whether 'gardening' 'homesteading',
If it's a two-word topic use " -- like this "home
Also, go to http://www.waltonfeed.com - and click on
'Information Area'. (I can't give the exact URL you will
get then, my ISP is having problems today and I can't get o
the Web much today.)
Well, it appears the original post in this thread was spam; your
"question" was none too specific ("any recommendations?"); and a
suggestion to search on terms that fit your interests seemed a
My own thoughts immediately turned to "The Good Life" BBC comedy
series (shown here on some PBS stations some years ago as "Good
Neighbors") about a couple who decided to drop out of the rat race and
become self-sufficient in their own suburban home. Not much useful
instruction, but very amusing.
In this particular case, I have too MANY of them to easily
give recommendations, especially since I use IE, and IE does
not keep its 'favorites' ('bookmarks' to Netscape users) in
an easily accessible format.
I made a mistake and made a joint category -
'Gardening/Homesteading' - in my 'favorites' and there are
probably hundreds of URLs there now. This should have been
If I could just send you a text file, I would. But as I
said, IE doesn't keep favorites in an easily accessible
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