Glossary of terms


Familiarium

Family + Vivarium

Family: fam·i·ly ˈfam(ə)lē/ noun: a group consisting of parents and children living together in a household.

Vivarium: vi·var·i·um ˌvīˈverēəm/ noun: vivarium; plural noun: vivaria. an enclosure, container, or structure adapted or prepared for keeping animals under seminatural conditions for observation or study or as pets; an aquarium or terrarium.

Homestead

a person’s or family’s residence, which comprises the land, house, and outbuildings, and in most states is exempt from forced sale for collection of debt.

Pastured food

comes from animals that are allowed what they would eat naturally, as opposed to grains. When animal eat in their natural environments they get more nutrients and consequently their meat, milk and eggs are more nutritious as well.

Preparedness

the fact of being ready for something : the state of being prepared

Self-reliance

reliance on one’s own efforts and abilities