Author: James Cole

17 Lost Skills Worth Rediscovering

Our modern society is highly dependent upon the “system.” Not only do we rely upon utility services to bring us electricity, water and natural gas, but [...]

60 Authentic Frontier Recipes From The First Settlers

Pioneers didn't have much, but what they did have they made the best of. At first, the settlers favoured the customary foods and recipes from their native [...]

How to Use A Compass: A Lifesaving Skill In The Wilderness

A compass is a Go Bag essential, but it won’t do you squat if you don’t know how to use it, and chances are – you don’t. [...]

SURVIVE EMERGENCIES IN THE FIELD: NATURAL FIRST AID TREATMENTS OUR GRANDFATHERS USED

You live in a world where so-called modern wonder drugs, laboratories, and equipment have obscured more “primitive” yet highly effective types of medicine [...]

Red Cross War Cake (Trench Cake): WWI Survival Food

Today I’m going to share with you a century old recipe that helped the American soldiers, ‘’doughboys’’ as they were called, during WWI. [...]

Top 10 Skills To Master To Be A Successful Prepper

It is important to understand that there’s an enormous amount of skills that every prepper should know and if there’s a skill that didn’t make it in this [...]

The Lost Ways Second Edition

Many of you probably purchased or heard about The Lost Ways (first edition).The author, Claude Davis just issued the second edition of the book, The Lost Ways [...]

Natural Emergency Treatments Every Prepper Should Know

We live in a world where so-called modern wonder drugs, laboratories, and equipment have obscured more “primitive” yet highly effective types of medicine [...]

25 Forgotten Homesteading Skills The Pioneers Mastered

Pioneer life has a special meaning in America. In less than 300 years, civilization spread across a vast continental wilderness. [...]

How To Field Dress and Process Deer Meat For Storage

Love the taste of venison? I sure do.  There’s almost nothing that compares to freshly prepared deer meat after a long hunt. But in order to enjoy the [...]

Five Ways To Preserve Meat In the Wild

Unfortunately, many people are unaware of how to preserve meat without a refrigerator and have completely forgotten how our grandfathers preserved their [...]

How To Make Smoked, Salt Cured Fatback

Mine was truly a lovely childhood. I grew up on salt pork that was stored hanged in our root cellar. Almost anything in our pantry was home-made. The fatback [...]