Prepping

12 Pioneer Skills We Can’t Afford to Lose

The pioneers brought very little with them when they came to settle the wild frontier of North America. Most had basic knowledge or experience from the [...]

DIY Projects: 15 Ideas For Using Cinder Blocks

Cinder blocks are actually CMUs (an acronym for concrete masonry unit) i.e. large, rectangular bricks which are used in construction, but have a lot of other [...]

The Ultimate Bug Out Home For Just $250

In life and prepping some things just make too much sense. When I first caught wind of the Earthbag I thought of a weak and insubstantial building material [...]

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 News.com. 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 [...]