Homesteading Through Tough Times!

in homesteading •  2 months ago 

Hey everyone, gold silver and crypto-currency the best hedge bet to an economic meltdown all of us alternative media/ economy folks have been lead to believe over the years and up until now, I guess that was partially true, BUT....

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Given recent developments and South Africa now on imminent shut down what I have learnt is simple, you can simply not eat Gold, Silver or Crypto, which leads me to believe the best currency in the global pandemic we all currently find outselves in, is food!

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Depending on the level of contamination and your Country of residence you would have experienced for the first time ever for some no food on shelves in stores. I did today and have for the last few days even. Quiet shocking to be Frank.

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I have been growing food for a long time. I am a bee-keeper, my Landlords daughter gives us a constant supply of fresh pasture eggs, as per Google: Pastured eggs come from pastured chickens. ... In the case of chickens, "pasture" could mean a pasture, a meadow, fallow fields, or even woods. The result in eggs is tremendous; they have deep yellow, even orange yolks from their greens-rich and varied diet, and the whites are clear and bouncy.

These chickens to the locals are known as 'scratch chickens' eggs literally do not get more nutritious, healthy as the birds eat just what they would in the wild, bugs, berries worms and more. So I am blessed to have a roof over my head. A constant supply of healthy food, water, solar it could be worse. Everything in these pics including the eggs and honey are out the garden.

Those glorious yellow fruit are yellow brinjals featured on Steemit before, once you plant them they grow like weeds and are really tasty, bitter but nice!

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Lastly, the lovely orange looking fruit not many have seen? Persimmons or Sharon fruit as per wikipedia: The persimmon /pərˈsɪmən/ (sometimes spelled persimon) is the edible fruit of a number of species of trees in the genus Diospyros. The most widely cultivated of these is the Asian or Japanese persimmon, Diospyros kaki.[1] Diospyros is in the family Ebenaceae, and a number of non-persimmon species of the genus are grown for ebony timber. More here: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Persimmon

Love and Light, be blessed and keep healthy and safe.
Cheer$;)

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