Did You Know Why Bottled Water Has An Expiration Date?

Bottled water is a popular item to store in case of an emergency, and for good reason. It is normally readily available and water should be able to be...

What Type of Honey Should You Buy (And How to Store It)

Honey contains a treasure chest of hidden nutritional and medicinal value for centuries. The sweet golden liquid from the beehive is a popular kitchen staple loaded with antibacterial and antifungal...

When You Can’t Carry Food

Let’s face it, food can be heavy and bulky, even if it’s MREs or dehydrated. Other things may take precedence, like equipment and medicine for someone with special needs,...

5 Emergency Food Mistakes Preppers Make

One of the first things that people tackle when beginning to prepare for emergencies is food storage, and rightfully so. But there’s a lot more to it than stacking...

21 Wild Edibles You Can Find in Urban Areas

You don't have to leave the town to get foraging started. Life finds a way, often through gaps in the pavement and vacant lots. When you learn to recognize...

The Famine That Starved Millions

Food will always be king and the reason we have enjoyed the prosperity we have is because of easy access to food. In America, we waste 50% of the...

Why You Should Build and Use a Root Cellar?

The American pioneers had to be very clever about food. The United States government was offering up 160 acres to the brave souls that migrated out west. That is...

Bury An Egg In Your Garden Soil, What Happens Few Days Later Will Surprise...

It might sound a bit like Jack and the Beanstalk, but some gardeners are talking about planting eggs in their garden, particularly for their tomato plants. The hope is...

24 Highest Calorie Vegetables for Your Survival Garden

Whoever came up with the idea of gardening, way back in the caveman days, surely did a favor to those of us who live a life of disasters preparedness....

Homesteading After 60 What You Need To Know

My grandparents had a farm in Georgia, where they raised nearly everything they needed. I remember my grandmother telling me that they bought coffee, flour, and sugar. They raised most...