Smoke some, and get some good quality protein and practice for when you’re next in the woods and land that trout.
Making your own emergency meals is a convenient way to store a balanced amount of shelf stable foods for a rainy day.
Adding some just-add-water protein additions to your pantry is a must to maintain health and vigor during emergencies.
I would usually end up with six or eight jars of beet syrup, four or so jars of crushed leaves and several dozen eggs from the swapping of the mash. Not bad from a handful of seeds.
Commercial food sources have become contaminated with genetically-modified foods, hormones/antibiotics, pesticides and neurotoxins. This is no way to keep your family healthy. Your food pantry should be stocked with healthy foods, and growing them yourself may be the only option left.
Did you know that the humble beans and rice can be used for breakfast, lunch and dinner?
Use this time to hone your skills and learn the habits of these two common pan fish. It can benefit you in the long run and add to your survivability for when it hits the fan.
The power grid is pushed to extremes in the summer months and can force homes off the grid if temperatures reach maximums. This food storage tip can be put to use and save your precious food supply during warm months!
Growing these seeds will help you create the sustainable environment you are working toward. Here are six ways the sunflower can be beneficial in a long-term emergency.
When it comes to a cabin out in the woods or an open fire, nothing beats cast iron.
A survival garden may be just the thing your family needs, as it will passively produce food for your future.
This hearty pasta is easy to make and will quickly fill hungry bellies.
Salt is a life-saving, multifunctional preparedness item that all households should have stored for long term emergencies. Aside from table salt, there are natural ways of obtaining this essential mineral.
Between the blistering heat, rough terrain, and lack of water or wildlife, the desert presents peculiar challenges that are not seen anywhere else.
For centuries, dehydrating food was seen as a survival necessity and is the safest, most affordable way to preserve foods for long-term storage.
The Crossbow is a useful hunting tool for supplying game, survival, and as an all-around great tool to practice marksmanship.
The Chia seed is much more than part of a novelty planter – it is a tiny little powerhouse that can add a lot of benefits to your long-term food storage while only taking up a small amount of space.
Venturing out to play the waiting game when hunting for food can be time consuming and at times, unsuccessful. Learn which trees and bushes wild game are naturally attracted too.
Even if you accept assistance in the form of food stamps, you’ll likely struggle to afford nutritious food.
Will your canned food supply still be good when a disaster arises and you need to start popping them open and consuming the contents?
Traveling can be fun, but going through the Transportation Security Administrations checkpoints can leave you feeling exploited and defenseless. The TSA’s rules are constantly changing, and it can be difficult to know what you are allowed to have on a plane. Because of this, we’ve broken down the best survival and self-defense tools TSA will allow in this handy guide.
These five simple security measures will ensure your home stays out of the watchful eye of an intruder.
Chances are, if a sudden disaster occurs at your workplace and you are forced to shelter in place for a given time, many coworkers (including yourself) could be unprepared.
There are several different sources for these maps on the free or on the cheap, and it’s good for you to be aware of them to prepare your supply of them for the times to come.
I asked some fellow preppers in the community what advice they would offer on how to better prepare for hurricanes, and the community overwhelmingly stepped up to help their fellow man. They lived through this disaster. These are their words and, in my humble opinion, this is some very solid advice to follow.
Check out these cheap yet effective home security tips to keep your home safe and secure while making sure you have as much of your budget as possible to use for your prep.
In a crisis situation there’s a good chance the grid is going to be down. The refrigerator and air conditioning will not be working and excessive heat can be dangerous for the elderly, the very young and for many with chronic medical conditions.
In a long-term emergency where society has collapsed, you’ll want to save that ammo and rely on ancient weapons in times that their silent employ could very well mean the difference between life and death.
The bike can get you through tough times, as well as providing you with exercise and enjoyment prior to the SHTF. You’ll find it a challenge, but that’s what makes it worth it in the long run.