James Rawles: Salt Will Be The #1 Bartering Item

Salt is a valuable commodity that could become hard to come by in a long term disaster situation.  In Ancient Rome, salt was used as a form of currency [...]

Turn a Car Battery Into an Emergency Power Source For the Home

Most preppers have some kind of plan for an emergency power source after the SHTF. It might be a generator, wind turbine or solar panels. If you have a river [...]

Back to History: Top 9 Civil War Survival Recipes

The Civil War was brutal. That’s all there is to it. If you’ve seen The Free State of Jones, even the first fifteen minutes of the movie bring home some of [...]

Beefing Up Your Prepper Pantry with Jerky

Beef jerky is the epitome of homesteading. Our pioneer ancestors dried beef as a way to help them make it through the harsh winters and when food was scarce. [...]

20 Medicinal Herbs That I Have in My Prepper Garden

“Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food.” –  Hippocrates So, many of you may be asking why I want to go to all the trouble and grow [...]

16 Foods That Will Live Longer Than You

There are few things that I am more proud of in my house than my pantry, and I’m sure many of you feel the same way. After bending over backwards to [...]

Just Like Doxycycline: The Antibiotic That Grows in Your Backyard

There has been plenty of concern in recent years with the overuse of antibiotics, and the risks that overusing them can bring, even to a normally healthy [...]

Stocking Up For Troubled Times, Americans Return to Tradition of “ Prepping for the Unforeseen”

This article was written by Daniel Barker and originally published at Natural Editor’s Comment: Hard times are driving Americans back to [...]

8 Signs Your Stored Foods Could Kill You

You worked hard in your garden. You butchered your own meat. Then you went through the labor-intensive, time-consuming process of canning it, but how can you [...]


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

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 [...]

12 Ways To Treat Your Chronic Pain Naturally

Chronic pain is an issue for many people, especially as you age or if you’ve sustained an injury. It also doesn’t help that doctors prescribe pain pills [...]