Survival Food

“Seeds are the forgotten heroes of food—and of life itself” —Christopher Cook. Photo: beneketaro (CC-BY-20)

Seed Libraries Fight for the Right to Share

Sharing these wellsprings of sustenance may sound innocuous enough, yet this increasingly popular exchange—and wider seed access—is up against a host of legal and economic obstacles.

3 Tips to Ensure Perpetual Food Supply

3 Tips to Ensure Perpetual Food Supply

There is no such thing as over-preparation when it comes to your food supply. Don’t wait until the last minute to position yourself and your family for long-term survivability.

Build a Pantry for Pennies: 5 Frugal Shopping Strategies

Build a Pantry for Pennies: 5 Frugal Shopping Strategies

A pantry is a work in progress, and a whole new type of personal economy. You can save a fortune on your food budget by shopping carefully and in quantity.

5 Plant Based Foods that are Higher in Protein than Most Animal Products

5 Plant Based Foods Higher in Protein than Most Animal Products

Going meatless or without any kind of animal protein won’t cause your health to suffer. All that is required by the body is a source of protein to keep it energized and functioning properly and with the five super plant foods above, this can easily be achieved.

Washington Man Paralyzed by Botulism from Improperly Canned Food

Canned Food Nightmare: Washington Man Paralyzed by Botulism

So you know those people who say,”I’ve never heard of anyone getting botulism from home-canned food. That’s just a scare tactic from the USDA.” Well, you can tell them about Mr. O’Connell, who still hasn’t fully recovered from his bout with unsafely preserved food. In fact, he may never completely recover.

What Plants are Safe to Eat in the Wilderness

What Plants are Safe to Eat in the Wilderness

It is always great to have options and rely on other sources of sustenance if plan A decides to take a hike.

Canning Bone Broth

Canning Bone Broth

Canning can be done without electricity, and is a great way to preserve foods to be stored long term without the need for refrigeration.

Did you know pine trees can be used as food, medicine and survival equipment?

5 Self-Sustaining Uses For the Versatile Pine Tree

The pine is one of the most useful trees on the planet, providing food, shelter, medicine and fuel. Knowing how to utilize this versatile resource could someday be the key to your very survival if you find yourself alone in the wilderness.

DIY: Grow a Week’s Worth of Livestock Feed For Pennies!

DIY: Grow a Week’s Worth of Livestock Feed For Pennies!

Creating your own fodder system is an economic solution to ensuring your livestock receives a well-rounded diet. This nutrient dense diet will keep your animals healthier and happier in the process, thus reducing vet bills. Keep these tips in mind and create an ever growing fodder system for your livestock.

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