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True self-reliance is only possible when it’s done in balance with nature, and that means being in tune with the seasons.

Homesteaders of old were intricately connected with nature and the moon cycles and knew what to do when, from planting to cutting firewood and bringing in the harvest. Much of that knowledge has been forgotten, but the knowledge is still out there.

We’re bringing this knowledge back to life in the Self-Reliance 365 calendar that was launched in November 2015. Each month for the next 11 months we’ll add a new section covering the to-do things that were done in the days of old.

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