Self Sufficiency

Survival Kitchen: How To Revive Cast Iron Cookware

Want to know the best thing about cast iron skillets and pots? They’re practically indestructible and will last literally hundreds of years. [...]

Emergency Wound Care: When All You Have is in Your Pantry

Without access to hospitals and emergency medical care during off-grid emergencies, a simple infection from wounds can become life-threatening. Having [...]

5 Techniques To Preserve Meat In The Wild You Should Practice

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

Survival Cooking: How To Use A Dutch Oven

Pioneers no doubt had to make some rough choices about what to take and what to leave behind when they made the voyage west. One thing that they didn’t even [...]

5 Gardening Hacks Every Prepper Should Know

I personally am a firm believer and a strong advocate of the phrase “doing things by the book”, and I absolutely stand by this on a day-to-day basis. [...]

Back To Basics: How To Make Maple Syrup At Home

Maple syrup is delicious, mineral-rich and natural. It’s easy enough to make as long as you live near maple or birch trees and it stores extremely well – [...]

12 Survival & Homesteading Uses For Coffee

Coffee, that dark, heady brew that gets you out of bed in the morning and keeps you going throughout the day! Though it’s most certainly delicious to drink, [...]

11 Reasons To Stockpile Castor Oil For Survival

Old timers used castor oil for everything from colds to parasitical worms, but recent generations have pretty much forgotten about it.  [...]

6 Basic Recipes To Prepare Off-Grid

If you’re in the comfort of your kitchen surrounded by wonderful utensils, a ton of spices and foods, and a nice electric or gas stove, cooking isn’t an [...]

This Is How To Protect Your Firewood During Winter

To quote one of my favorite movies, “Brace yourself, winter is coming” folks. And if you’ve chosen wood for heating your homestead, you should pay [...]

6 Old-Fashioned Ways to Predict the Weather

This information has been made available by Ready Nutrition. We’re going to cover the weather in this article: how important it is to forecast for bugging [...]

How To Wax Food For Long-Term Storage

You’ve probably noticed how shiny your cucumbers, apples, or other smooth produce looks when you buy it. That’s because it’s coated in a wax. [...]

How to Make Your Own Bacon (Step by Step Guide)

This article first appeared on artofmanliness.com . When I sat down to write this, I found myself questioning why I ever endeavored to make homemade bacon in [...]

Survival Garden: How To Make Cold Frames

Today’s article is aimed at preppers who aren’t lucky enough to live in warm or temperate climates yet are willing to try to grow their own survival [...]

How To Preserve Meat For Survival Like Our Grandfathers

In a SHTF event, chances are that you will not be able to rely on your fridge to preserve your food as usual. People can get overtly reliant on fridges to [...]

Back To Basics: How To Make And Preserve Pasta

There’s nothing more delicious and versatile that pasta. You can use it to make lasagna, spaghetti, macaroni and cheese or simple yet delicious rustic dishes [...]

Help – It’s Illegal to Live Off-Grid!

It seems like every politician spouts rhetoric about how they support sustainability and promote the use of clean energy, but it’s mostly bunk. In fact, [...]

Natural Medicine: How to Make Your Own Tinctures, Part 1

We’re going to delve in the exciting and fascinating world of herbal tinctures.  There are many reasons for making tinctures.  The foremost are: [...]

Old Skills Revived: How To Tan A Deer Hide

You’ve shot the deer, or maybe you’ve butchered a cow or one of the rabbits that you’ve raised. You’ve field dressed it and butchered it, but you have [...]

THE SKILLS THAT WILL REALLY MATTER AFTER SHTF

A big economic crash, government failure, or other widespread society melt down is definitely coming. In the middle of this catastrophe, money in the bank, [...]