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 that don’t have to be watered as much as vegetables and can serve more than one purpose by being used as natural medicine. [...]

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14 Lost Emergency Care Tips From 100 Years Ago

What do you do in an emergency situation when no doctor is available? Unfortunately, we sometimes find ourselves in these situations. The problem compounds under survival [...]

Green Beret Warns: “Skepticism Will Vanish When The Power Suddenly Fails Across the United States”

It should be obvious, now, even to the most vocal and acetic naysayers that no matter how much they try to declare that nothing will happen regarding North Korea, they’re [...]

25 DIY Root Cellar Plans & Ideas to Keep Your Harvest Fresh Without Refrigerators

Have you ever stopped to think what people did long before refrigeration? I’ve already touched the subject on how to live without refrigeration, but have you ever really [...]

How To Keep Your Winter Stockpile Safe

  Building your stockpiles is only part of the equation for survival. Once you have items stored up, you also must protect them all year long. [...]

23 Medicinal Plants the Native Americans Used on a Daily Basis

Native Americans are renowned for their medicinal plants knowledge. It is rumored they first started using plants and herbs for healing after watching animals eat certain [...]

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 Quickly Build A Fire In Winter Woods (When Your Life Depends On It)

You decided to set out for a simple winter walk, but now you have gotten lost, or even worse, you have twisted your ankle. It is getting cold out, and it won’t be long [...]

A Medicinal Plant MAP That Should Be in Your Survival Kit

A hundred years ago 70% of all medicines were made from plants. Most of them are still being used today, but only a few people truly know about them. [...]

How To Recognize And Use Mushrooms For Food And Fire

  Many people that find themselves in the woods with no edible resources other than mushrooms may be tempted to give them a try. It’s not easy to know exactly which [...]

The Ultimate Army Field Guide to Wild Edible Plants

Editor’s note: Whether for survival purposes or the desire simply to be able to forage and live off the land, knowing how to find and identify wild edible plants is an [...]

Healing Arts To Learn From Native Americans

Before you get too involved with learning just the physical aspects of Native American healing, you need to understand that their approach to wellness is holistic. [...]

8 Basic Life-Saving Skills Everyone Should Know

  We've featured a ton of survival and MacGyver tips over the years that could help you out of a fix, but what if you're next to someone else who's having an [...]