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In The Beginning  
No new posts Mission Statement
The reasons we started Frontier Freedom Forum
Moderators chuck, Jenny
1 1 Sat Dec 16, 2006 8:47 am
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No new posts Announcements & Guidelines
E-mail Frontier Freedom to sponsor a forum:
This is the place for forum announcements and news, and the place for you to tell us your ideas on improving the forum. Also, please read this before posting pictures. We'd love for you to share them, and we have some important guidelines and tips.
Moderators chuck, Jenny
26 75 Tue Jul 31, 2012 12:16 pm
TVCasting View latest post
No new posts Introductions
Come on in and introduce yourself! Are you living in the Alaskan bush, planning a move to your homestead, or just curious? This is a great place for all of us to get to know each other.
Moderators chuck, Jenny, Kristianna
96 514 Thu Aug 09, 2012 2:07 pm
Jenny View latest post
No new posts Login & Registration Problems
If you are having trouble registering, logging in, or are having other problems with the forum, please post here. We'll help you get it straightened out as soon as we can.
Moderators chuck, Jenny, Kristianna
9 42 Thu Aug 09, 2012 1:55 pm
Jenny View latest post
No new posts Chat Room Announcements, Times and Topics
The Chat Room is always open, but if you'd like to set up specific times to chat, make an announcement here. Also, if you'd like to talk about specific topics at a designated time, post it here so we can join you.
   
1 3 Tue Feb 05, 2008 12:52 am
chuck View latest post
Getting There  
No new posts First Things First
This is where we talk about planning your big move to your homestead or out to the country ---- things to consider before you move, ways to prepare, things you should have, what to do and learn, etc. If you're a seasoned homesteader, share your experience and suggestions here. If you're just thinking about such a move, ask away! That first year is the hardest. We want to help you prepare and make it a success.
Moderators chuck, Kristianna
18 191 Wed Mar 14, 2012 12:55 pm
RTA View latest post
No new posts Finding The Right Land
It can be a challenge to find just the right piece of land. Here is where we discuss things to look for (or avoid) when searching for your new homestead or your own little "piece of paradise".
Moderator chuck
25 243 Sat Aug 04, 2012 7:46 pm
PRToursAK View latest post
No new posts Making A Living
More and more folks are trading in their city lives for their dream of a simpler life "away from it all". But, we all need a little money, even in the bush. Here's where we share ideas and help each other make that dream a reality, at least from a financial standpoint.
Moderators chuck, Jenny
5 29 Sat Apr 21, 2012 10:49 pm
Alaska Rose View latest post
Bush Living  
No new posts Building In The Bush
Here's where we share ideas on everything related to building your cabin and other outbuildings in the bush. Without electricity, a lumber yard down the road, or a bunch of neighbors around to lend a hand, you need to plan ahead and do things differently. Here we talk about log construction, milling lumber, clearing a spot for your cabin, etc.
Moderator chuck
40 287 Tue Jun 17, 2014 2:20 pm
Antique Collector View latest post
No new posts Tools For The Bush
You need the right tools for the job. If you have a job to do but need advice on the best tool for it, ask here. Or if you've found a great way of getting something done with a particular tool, tell us about it. The right tools can sure make a tough job go smoother.
Moderator chuck
23 95 Sat Jul 07, 2012 8:07 am
Chawes View latest post
No new posts Alternative Energy & Communication
This is the place to talk about alternative ways to power your home, tools and appliances (if you have them), which can be a challenge when you live off the grid. This is where we also talk about communication --- everything from smoke signals to satellite phones and internet.
Moderator chuck
27 194 Sat Aug 04, 2012 7:04 pm
PRToursAK View latest post
No new posts Pioneering
As the name of this forum implies, this is the place to talk about things that are really basic --- the way things were done "way back when". Way back before folks could just run to the store to pick up things they needed. Way back during the "pioneer days". You get the idea. If you ever find yourself wishing you could go back in time, and want to talk about those days, this is the place.
Moderator 1withnature
20 275 Sat Jul 20, 2013 11:05 pm
woodsman View latest post
The Homestead  
No new posts The Cache & Root Cellar
Emergency Essentials - www.BePrepared.com. Everything you need to be prepared.
Emergency Essentials/BePrepared
Preserving, storing, canning, drying, pickling, freezing, stocking up . . . . A supply of properly prepared and stored food is essential for homesteaders. Ask questions and share your tips here.
Moderators Jenny, Kristianna
34 239 Mon Nov 07, 2011 4:20 pm
akfarmer View latest post
No new posts Recipe Swap & The Homestead Kitchen
This forum is sponsorted by Cabela's. Take a look at their clearance sale on women's clothing and footwear.
Cabela's Bargain Cave
Share your recipes here. If you need a fresh idea for Alaska salmon, cooking up a bear, how to fix fiddleheads, baking biscuits, or anything else related to cooking, this is the place to ask questions or share your culinary skills. We also talk about cooking on woodburning stoves and how to keep your family fed without electricity ---- you don't really need that monster refrigerator or all those gadgets.
Moderators Jenny, Kristianna, felipsha
186 458 Sat Nov 12, 2011 2:10 pm
Jenny View latest post
No new posts Gardening
Anything about gardening goes here ---- vegetables, herbs, orchards, flowers, etc. Talk about greenhouses, composting, varieties, and anything else having to do with gardening.
Moderators chuck, Jenny, Kristianna
34 265 Sat Jan 14, 2012 12:35 pm
UgaAKVic View latest post
No new posts God's Cures (Home Remedies & Alternative Medicine)
This forum is sponsored and moderated by Renaissance of Natural Health
Renaissance of Natural Health -- Reflexology,Nutrition and Holistic Health Consultant
Anything related to health, nutrition, and news in the medical world (especially alternative medicine). God provides for our needs. Let's also discuss home remedies, using plants from the wild and from the garden to make tinctures, teas, salves, toothpaste, lotions, mosquito repellents, etc. Ask questions and share your knowledge to help others naturally, the way God intended.
Moderators Jenny, Kristianna, ladyjaenh
34 143 Fri Jun 06, 2014 10:43 am
jssbastiat View latest post
No new posts Homestead Families
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The lives of homestead families are full and interesting. Tell us about your life and get ideas from others ----- journal of your day on the farm, hobbies, how you and your family enjoy spending time together, parenting, and even the tough times. This is sort of a general discussion forum.
Moderators Jenny, Kristianna
14 100 Wed Dec 14, 2011 2:45 pm
Antique Collector View latest post
No new posts Crafts
Learn all the skills you'll need to craft a fine homestead: Basketweaving, knitting, beading, needlecrafts, homemade soaps, etc . . . If you have a skill or talent that isn't listed here, start a thread and teach the rest of us.
Moderators Jenny, Kristianna
17 70 Tue Feb 22, 2011 1:13 pm
Washkeeton View latest post
No new posts The Prayer Chain
This is the place for religious discussions, prayer requests, share praises, etc.
Moderators chuck, Jim_Alaska
22 129 Tue Nov 20, 2012 12:57 pm
Jenny View latest post
No new posts The Library & Web Links
Emergency Essenitals - www.BePrepared.com. Everything you need to be prepared.
Emergency Essentials' Tips for Preparedness Book
Since we get so many questions about books, we set up this spot as our "media board" for topics of interest to homesteader types. If you have or know of a good book that the rest of us might find useful or entertaining, please post at least the title and short description here. This is the place for lists and discussions of family appropriate books, CDs, DVDs, music, movies, etc.
Moderators chuck, Jenny
29 76 Thu Dec 01, 2011 5:10 pm
chasingbear View latest post
No new posts Homeschooling
Ask questions and exchange resources and ideas on homeschooling. Even if you don't officially homeschool, you're always educating your children.
Moderators Jenny, felipsha
14 60 Sun Feb 06, 2011 1:01 pm
Jenny View latest post
No new posts Fun & Games
Good, clean humor ---- stories, jokes, riddles, games, trivia, "Etcetera . . . Etcetera . . . Etcetera . . ."
Moderators chuck, Kristianna
16 73 Sat Feb 12, 2011 9:40 am
Jenny View latest post
Bushcrafting  
No new posts Woodworking
Homesteaders are usually pretty ingenious in this area. Ask questions and share your knowledge ----- furniture, spoons, tools, boats, etc. Show off your projects and share your special tips.
Moderator chuck
8 80 Fri Dec 16, 2011 9:17 am
HansErickson View latest post
No new posts Primitive Weapons
This is the place for discussions (and a little bragging) about your homemade knives, bows, and other primitive weapons. Even if you didn't make them, we like talking about weapons ---- blowguns, sling shots, bows and arrows, knives, atlatles and spears, boomerangs, etc . . .
Moderators chuck, woodsman
6 24 Tue Feb 12, 2013 9:09 am
Cody View latest post
No new posts Improvising Tools & Equipment
As important as it is to have the right tool for the job, it's more important to be able to make do with what you have. Or better yet, make what you need. Ask for ideas or tell us what worked for you.
Moderator chuck
9 38 Fri May 11, 2012 5:25 pm
Chawes View latest post
No new posts Wildcrafting
Join others in discussions on wild plants and all their uses (related to bushcrafting). This includes how different plants can be used in survival situations, or just an afternoon hike with the family.
Moderator chuck
7 51 Mon May 10, 2010 7:46 pm
Washkeeton View latest post
Homestead Animals  
No new posts Goats & Other Livestock
Anything about goats, sheep, cows, pigs, horses, donkeys, yaks, llamas, alpacas, buffalo and any other livestock you can think of.
Moderators chuck, Jenny
9 45 Wed Feb 08, 2012 6:26 pm
Jenny View latest post
No new posts Poultry
This is for the birds ----- chickens, geese, ducks, guineas, turkeys, quail, etc.
Moderators chuck, Jenny, Kristianna
9 53 Thu May 03, 2012 10:18 am
grizzlygwen View latest post
No new posts Rabbits, Bees & Other Homestead Animals
This is the place to talk about all those other creatures you raise on the homestead ---- rabbits, bees, and anything else that doesn't fit above.
Moderators chuck, Jenny
4 56 Fri Oct 12, 2007 6:35 am
smwon View latest post
Kennel Klatter  
No new posts Sled Dogs, Hunting Dogs, Stock Dogs, Guard Dogs, & Other Dogs
Talk about your best friend! Join other dog lovers in general kennel klatter, talk about different breeds, or anything else about dogs.
Moderator chuck
7 22 Sat May 19, 2012 8:06 am
buschmann View latest post
No new posts Training & Equipment
Training of dog or owner, and discussions about sleds, harnesses, packs, houses, and any other equipment used with or for your dogs, whether for mushing, hunting, or just a good companion.
Moderator chuck
1 1 Tue Dec 19, 2006 7:43 pm
chuck View latest post
No new posts Chow Time & Canine Health
Good food is essential to good health, so this is the place to talk about both.
Moderator chuck
3 32 Sat May 26, 2007 4:48 pm
Offthegrid308 View latest post
Trading Post  
No new posts Buy, Sell or Trade
Anything is fine, so long as it's legal. We also have a list of resources and links to other sites of interest. Add your favorites.
Moderators chuck, Jenny
9 19 Tue Nov 20, 2012 11:12 pm
Alaska Rose View latest post
No new posts Land (buying or selling)
If you have some land for sale, or if you are looking for just the right piece of land, post it here. (This is for individual / private sales, not real estate agents).
Moderator chuck
8 30 Sat Nov 12, 2011 7:58 pm
Jenny View latest post
The Front Porch  
No new posts Chewin' The Fat
General conversation about anything that doesn't seem to fit someplace else.
Moderators chuck, Jenny
74 458 Sun Jun 23, 2013 3:05 pm
The Grizz View latest post
No new posts Politics & News
As the name says, this forum is for discussions on politics and news. If you find interesting news, post the link or story here.
Moderators chuck, Jenny
37 103 Fri Dec 10, 2010 8:04 pm
Washkeeton View latest post
No new posts Real ID & NAIS
The Real ID act and the National Animal ID System are hot political issues, and we think they are important enough for their own forum. We also believe that they are very closely related. If you have news, opinions or questions on either of these subjects, post here.
Moderators Jenny, Gisela
12 71 Fri Dec 07, 2007 9:52 am
Gisela View latest post
No new posts Singles In The Bush
If you're alone in the bush and would like to meet others in the same situation, then check in here. (This forum is only available to registered users)
   
10 66 Mon Jan 09, 2012 7:48 am
alaskabushrat View latest post
No new posts Archives (Alaska Homesteading Forum)
This is where you'll be able to link to the original Alaska Homesteading Forum. That forum is locked, but you can still read all the wonderful and informative topics about homesteading. If you have any problems accessing the archives, or have questions or comments, please post here.
Moderators chuck, Jenny, Kristianna
1 1 Mon Dec 11, 2006 4:18 pm
Jenny View latest post
No new posts Homestead Journal
Life on the homestead
   
40 1373 Sun Mar 30, 2014 1:02 pm
Antique Collector View latest post
Outdoors in The Last Frontier (and other great places)  
No new posts Hunting, Fishing and Trapping
This is for talk about hunting, fishing and trapping. Show off your pictures, brag a little, share your secrets to success. If you're a beginner, ask questions so the pros can help you along and have fun while you're learning.
Moderators chuck, woodsman
62 293 Sun Jul 14, 2013 4:06 am
woodsman View latest post
No new posts Prospecting
If you're a miner, or if you'd like to try your hand at it, this is the place.
Moderator Jim_Alaska
16 39 Tue Oct 26, 2010 2:51 pm
akfarmer View latest post
No new posts Archery
All things Archery-compounds, long bows, recurves, boyers-you name it.
   
6 51 Wed Apr 28, 2010 9:59 am
buschmann View latest post
No new posts Guns-Gunsmithing-Reloading
Anything about guns, gun smithing, and reloading. Rifles-handguns-shotguns-muzzle loaders.
Moderator woodsman
10 80 Sun Oct 03, 2010 10:55 am
woodsman View latest post
No new posts Dept. of Fish & Game, and U.S. Fish & Wildlife Information
If you have information about your state's Department of Fish and Game or the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, please post it here. This could include news, regulations, other information, or questions.
Moderator chuck
8 15 Fri May 18, 2007 6:26 am
chuck View latest post
No new posts Dept. of Natural Resources, and The National Parks Service
This is the place to post information, news, announcements, questions etc. related to land ---- both state and federal. These can be hot political topics, but since they are so important to homesteaders, we thought a separate spot here would be helpful.
Moderator chuck
2 6 Tue Feb 06, 2007 3:01 pm
Tuna&A1 View latest post
No new posts Subsistence
Many Alaskan's live a subsistence lifestyle, or at least try to as much as possible within this modern world. Ask questions or share your stories, experience or news here.
Moderator chuck
10 21 Fri Feb 12, 2010 6:59 pm
gungnir View latest post
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