Food Preservation: Canning for Beginners

Interested in learning to preserve your own food? “Food Preservation: Canning for Beginners” is part of a series of skill-building community classes offered in partnership with ‘Community Thrive 365’ in North Little Rock, Arkansas. The series is intended to teach attendees practical do-it-yourself skills that promote health, financial savings, and general self-reliance. The class is divided into thee parts. In part one, Amy shares about her personal experience learning to preserve food. She discusses [...]

Read more...

The Food Freedom Act in Arkansas | 2021 Edition

If you’re an aspiring entrepreneur in Arkansas with a desire to sell your homemade food items without a permit, you need to learn about the state’s Cottage Food laws. In this episode, Tim gives an update to the law from Arkansas’ 2021 Legislative Session with the passage of Act 1040 and the introduction of Arkansas’ Food Freedom Act.

Read more...

“Lights Out” | A Book Review

Imagine a power outage – except, instead of it being isolated to your local area and lasting only a few hours, it spans most of the country and persists several months (or more). According to respected journalist Ted Koppel, such could be the fate of our country in the event of a coordinated cyber-attack on the power grid. In this episode, Tim reviews Koppel’s investigative book, “Lights Out,” in which he outlines the harsh realities of cyber [...]

Read more...

Cottage Food Laws in Arkansas | 2021 Edition

If you’re an aspiring entrepreneur in Arkansas with a desire to sell your homemade food items without a permit, you need to learn about the state’s Cottage Food laws. In this episode, Tim gives an update to the law from Arkansas’ 2021 Legislative Session with the passage of Act 306 and the allowance of internet sales for cottage food business owners.

Read more...

Ham Radio and Emergency Preparedness

When it comes to emergency preparedness, having a reliable means of communication can make all the difference in coordinating the help you need. Ham Radio is commonly used as such a reliable communication option. In this episode, Tim shares the story of how he first got involved in Ham Radio and how it has proven useful in real life emergency situations.

Read more...

Healing Burns and Wounds with Guest Joy Durand

Accidents happen. When they do, it is best to have a well-stocked medicine kit ready to go. In this episode, Amy and her sister Joy Durand discuss stories of a severe burn and a nasty wound suffered in the family, and the effective results of applying an all-natural “Healing Salve” developed by the Amish.

Read more...

How to Make Soap: A Beginner’s Guide

Tired of searching for the perfect bar of soap to meet your family’s specific needs? In this episode, Amy explains the step-by-step process of making your own soap using the simplest recipe from the beginning steps of purchasing ingredients and needed tools all the way to learning how to formulate your own recipe using a Saponification chart. Once you understand the basic process and mathematical equations, the skies the limit on what soaps you can make as [...]

Read more...

Cottage Food Laws in Arkansas | 2020 Edition

If you’re an aspiring entrepreneur in Arkansas with a desire to sell your homemade food items without a permit, you need to learn about the state’s Cottage Food laws. In this episode, Tim explains his understanding of the Arkansas law as it’s written, and shares some of his personal views and experiences regarding the subject.

Read more...
0
YOUR CART
  • No products in the cart.