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...

61 Fruits and Veggies You Can Grow in Buckets

I have a small lot with two big oak trees, and some fruit trees I have planted. And there's plenty of daylight, and rake leaves. But much of the...

The Best 7 States to Retire In

As the clock keeps ticking on, I find myself getting closer and closer to retirement age. While the issue of whether or not I ever will fully retire is...

9 Prepping Uses for Coffee Grounds

I remember reading somewhere that we don’t really calculate life in hours, minutes, seconds or years, but rather in a coffee spoon. I have to agree with this one...

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...

How To Harvest These Seeds For SHTF

If there is one thing that we have been taught in 2020, it is that life is unforeseeable. For a good part of the year, society has been on...

15 Ways to Repurpose Coca-Cola

Everybody loves it, and everybody hates it – that’s what I like to call the Coca-Cola paradox. Even though the doctors scream at the top of their lungs that...

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...

Guerrilla Gardening for Survival

The phrase “guerrilla gardening” was first used in 1973 in New York City, when Liz Christie and her Green Guerrilla group transformed an empty private lot into a vegetable...

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,...