17 Lost Skills Worth Rediscovering

Our modern society is highly dependent upon the “system.” Not only do we rely upon utility services to bring us electricity, water and natural gas, but also on an incredibly complex supply chain which provides us with everything from food to computers. Without that supply chain, most of us wouldn’t know what to do. [...]

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How To Make Bread In A Can

Bread provides nutrients and fills bellies. It’s been an important staple on the table for generations. If you have a few shelf-stable ingredients and a coffee can (or [...]

Bushcraft Skills To Teach Your Grandkids For Survival

Teaching your grandchildren good survival skills is one of the most loving things you can do for them. You never know when they might be faced with a dangerous situation, [...]

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 because of it’s [...]

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 on your land, [...]

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 the atrocities [...]

The Easy Way To Canning Meat Off Grid

Though there are many different methods of preparing meat for long-term storage, without a doubt, canning it is the easiest way to store large quantities of it in a manner [...]

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. Native Americans [...]

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 herbs and roots for [...]

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 stockpile the essentials [...]

Baking in the Wild: How to Make Bannock Bread

This article first appeared on artofmanliness.com By Darren Bush Unless you’ve spent a lot of time in the woods on longer trips, you’re probably unfamiliar with [...]

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 person. While [...]

24 Lost Gardening Tips from 100 Years Ago

While many things improve with age and advanced technology, there are some things that stand the test of time. What worked perfectly a century ago is still just as effective [...]