Old World Skills Renewed


| 11/6/2018 10:09:00 AM


 

Old World Skills

The revitalization of the “Back to Basics” movement has brought with it the old world skills that the pioneers once used to survive, but with a modern-day twist. While no longer essential to survival, these skills are now being used by modern-day homesteaders to gain their freedom from dependence.

Skills such as preserving food, gardening, and raising animals were essential to the pioneers after they ventured westward in 1843. Fast forward hundreds of years and we now see another modern-day expansion; while not heading westward on the Oregon Trail but rather from cities to the country.

These skills once meant life and death for the pioneers, but today it is not as life threatening as it once was; but rather has become an asset to counter the rise of food prices and the addition of added chemicals, additives and preservatives to what we consume.



Food Preserving

The preserving of food has been around throughout history from the days of using the sun and wind to dehydrate food up to the invention of sealed tin cans by Peter Durand in 1810.





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