59 Long-Term Survival Foods and Supplies from the Grocery Store

There is a whole industry that has grown up around the prepping and survival community. This industry is working overtime to provide everything from pre-packaged meals to the latest...

Best States for Homesteading

Homesteading's best state depends on many factors, and might not be the same for everyone. Every state has advantages and disadvantages, so what's right for you will depend on...

7 Prepper Food Storage Mistakes

1 – VARIETY Most people have inadequate variety in their housing. 95% of the people with whom I worked stored only the four essential things we listed earlier: wheat,...

10 Survival Crops You Can Grow Without Irrigation

For a SHTF scenario, we can only store so much food, and what we do will not last forever. We'll need to start generating food eventually, and it's crucial...

How Cherokees Used Trees of Southern Appalachia for Food, Medicine, and Craft

Foraging wild food requires practice, knowledge and experience on your landscape. Note that I used the word your land. Perhaps what you read in books and watched on YouTube...

18 Vintage Homesteading Tools to Search for at Garage Sales

I’ve discovered something that was rather surprising – that the ways we do things today aren’t necessarily the best ways to do them. As we look back in time...

How To Plant Your Orchard To Have Fruits All Year Round

There are few things more rewarding than watching your orchard full of fruit trees and berries grow. Keeping an orchard is a long term investment. Most fruit trees won’t even...

Mini-Farming on 1 Acre

A lot of people love the idea of being self-sufficient in produce, but just don’t see it as an achievable goal. After all, how many of us really have...

Permaculture Guilds and Growing a Camouflaged Food Forest

If you watch Doomsday Preppers like me you probably saw this episode that showcased two Preppers. The difference for me it was that I have actually heard of two of the preppers...

Homemade Pork & Beans Survival Recipe

I think we can all agree than pork & beans is the alpha and omega of outdoor cooking. Why? Because it’s easy to make, it’s ludicrously cheap, and you...