The #1 thing a prepper should grow – and you’ve probably never heard of it

  Less than a year ago I was watching a YouTube video on gardening and agriculture and I came across the plant known as the Moringa Tree. Found primarily in the foothills of the Himalayas, this plant is a true “Super-food” and is slowly becoming described by some medical professionals as “the Miracle Tree.” This tree has been used in Indian [...]

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How I Make Quick and Easy Newspaper Bricks For Burning In My Fire

  Forget everything you've ever read about shredding and soaking newspaper for days to make paper logs. There's a much faster and easier way to recycle your newspaper [...]

Old Skills Revival: DIY Clothes And Shoes

  If you walk into the local stores these days, it may be hard to believe that all those racks of clothes could ever be sold, let alone become unavailable. [...]

Back To Basics: Grinding Grains For Flour At Home

  There are many reasons why you may want to grind your own grains at home. Making your own flour is a rewarding experience, and your product will still have all of [...]

Raising Guinea Fowl: All You Need to Know to Do It Right

  Have you ever considered raising your own guinea fowl? Maybe you think their ‘chi-chi-chi’ is so annoying you don’t think you could take it. [...]

Move with a purpose: Patrolling techniques you need to know before SHTF

  If you’ve ever been in the military, and especially the Army or the Marine Corps, then you’ve been taught basic infantry tactics. [...]

Why A North Korean EMP Is Far From Fantasy

North Korea has nukes, and tells the world that they are not afraid to use them. What is Trump going to do about it? The pot is boiling and expected to blow up. And if it [...]

How to Grow Potatoes: Easy Potato Growing Methods For All Situations

Potatoes are one of the easiest and most abundant foods you can grow. They can be a side dish or dressed up to be a complete meal. [...]

Water Well – DIY Water Well in a Day

For anyone lucky enough to have a shallow water table without bedrock, a do-it-yourself driven well saves thousands of dollars compared to having a bored well drilled. [...]

Bullets for Barter: Good Idea or Disaster Waiting to Happen?

So many articles have been written on the subject of bartering for preppers from many different viewpoints. Bartering is seen by many as the natural method people will use in [...]

How To Make Your Own Beef Jerky Step-by Step

This article first appeared on survivalbased.com The act of preserving meat for later use is nothing new even though the methods for doing so have changed over the years. [...]

How to Build an Bulletproof Earthbag Dome For $300

Earthbag construction can be a wonderful way to build a small (or large) home. The earthbag dome is also incredibly simple to design and build. [...]

33 Must Have Tools For Your Off Grid Homestead

Off griders and homesteaders need tools! Period. Hand tools, power tools, and equipment all make off grid living easier and more productive. [...]

10 Brilliant Ways to Keep Chickens Cool in Summer

Chickens can withstand a lot of weather extremes, but heat is not one of them. Did you know that a sudden increase in temperature is more dangerous for a chicken’s health [...]

You Won’t Believe Why Washington State Isn’t Allowed to Prepare for Nuclear War

If the government was able to take care of everyone during any foreseeable disaster, there probably wouldn’t be a thriving prepper movement today. [...]

Is Your Home Safe? 10 Ways to Defend Your Apartment

It’s your home, it’s comfortable and cozy although it’s only a studio apartment, but is it safe? It may be impossible to leave your small urban apartment during crisis, [...]

How To Build An Earthship House ( Pros and Cons )

Today, most people in the United States are accustomed to living in homes that have a squarish or rectangular shape. While you may not realize it, this is the least efficient [...]

6 Easy Campfire Desserts (No Pots or Pans Required)

As someone who loves camping, but has a busy schedule, I can usually only get away for a day or two at a time, and am thus always looking for ways to streamline my trips in [...]

10 Dutch Oven Recipes That Survived The Oregon Trail

Though the pioneer women were used to cooking, doing so on an open flame was not something they knew how to do. [...]

Homesteading Basics: How To Dehydrate Herbs for Long-Term Storage

Herbs are one of the first plants we put in our garden. There is nothing like fresh culinary herbs to intensify the flavors of food. As well, herbs are hardy garden plants [...]

How To Make Your Own Aspirin For Survival

Knowing how to make a natural pain reliever if you’re stuck in the wild can be more helpful than you think. Because aspirin is a pain reliever, anti-inflammatory, blood [...]