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...

How Much Food Is Enough? Understanding How Long your Food Stores will Last

When starting their food storage people commonly ask: How much food do I need? There are a few considerations to make when deciding on quantity. Each food storage type...

16 Ways to Use Crisco That You Never Thought Of

Crisco is not just for making the perfect piece crust anymore – at least not if you are a prepper. There are copious amounts of survival uses for this...