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Mickey Affrunti is a Missouri inhabitant that makes ends meet by catching her own food, raising her own chickens, obtaining her own water, composting her scraps and feces, etc.

In short, she is truly an extreme off-gridder.

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Mickey Affrunti

Mickey Affrunti's Second Submission

Being a woman and alone, learning to not be afraid of circumstances, are something I've overcome living out here.

I've learned not to be afraid of trying new things.

Cooker Wheels

Chickens for Mickey Affrunti

Mickey Affrunti's Discoveries:

Vinegar can made by fermenting apples in water and sugar,
which eventually turns into apple cider vinegar.

Fermenting potato peels in water and shaking the jar daily not forgetting to open the lid for just a few seconds daily to let it breathe,
will eventually turn into Yeast that you can bake with.

Making Jerky


Cooking with homemade yeast
Eat Me

You can use popped popcorn like flour,
if you grind it down to a powder first.

Wild Lettuce can be smoked if you run out of tobacco.

Chickens and Mickey Affrunti

Chickens are essential

Chickens for Mickey Affrunti

Protection from predator birds

Chick for Mickey Affrunti


DogCooker Wheels
Hot Dog

Mickey Affrunti's Secret Weapon

See the Launcher?

With 6 Dogs, I never run out of ammo.


Dog Feces can be used as a weapon.

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