How To Build A Walipini Greenhouse

We use cellars because they maintain a more constant temperature than structures that are built above-ground. We use greenhouses to extend the growing season because they hold in heat. Well what if you combined a greenhouse and a cellar? You’d have a greenhouse that would allow you to grow plants year-round. [...]

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Top 10 Skills To Master To Be A Successful Prepper

It is important to understand that there’s an enormous amount of skills that every prepper should know and if there’s a skill that didn’t make it in this top 10 it [...]

12 Ways To Treat Your Chronic Pain Naturally

Chronic pain is an issue for many people, especially as you age or if you’ve sustained an injury. It also doesn’t help that doctors prescribe pain pills like they’re [...]

Deadly Reliance on Tech: “If Internet Goes Down… Preppers Will Be Last Ones Standing”

Undoubtedly those who prep already understand that most people are not even remotely prepared for disaster. Even a temporary power outage is enough to stir panic in the [...]

The Best Canned Bacon: Plain, Maple, Tabasco

Let me just start out by saying that I spent hours pouring over other peoples’ videos and recipes to learn how to can bacon. I tried them all out and found them sorely [...]

Here’s What Happens When You Eat Nothing but MREs

Have you heard the news? The Army has an offer for those of you who are particularly brave. You no longer have to join the Army if you want to serve your country. You just [...]

The Lost Ways Second Edition

Many of you probably purchased or heard about The Lost Ways (first edition).The author, Claude Davis just issued the second edition of the book, The Lost Ways II and I am [...]

9 Tips To Smoking Meat Any Homesteader Should Know

Oh the delicious flavor of smoked ribs, brisket, or even fish and seafood… It’s a distinctive flavor, but varies significantly based on your methods. It can be sweet [...]

How Long Does Shelf Food Really Last

Just about any food item that you pick up is going to have a date that says something along the lines of “sell by,” “best if used by,” or “use by.” The question [...]

5 Classic American Recipes We All Love

We all have that one family dish that we’re known for, the one that was passed down to us from our ancestors.It may be a dip, or a cake, or your grandma’s meatloaf, but if [...]


FOUND EVERYWHERE … Medicinal plants may be right under your feet. They may be in your backyard and all around at a local park. North America has a variety of medicinal [...]

How To Make a Powerful Calendula Extract to Keep in Your Medicine Cabinet (with pictures)

Beautiful to look at in full bloom, the sunny orange calendula – also known as marigold – has a wealth of herbal uses that are worth learning about. [...]

5 Clever Tips For Building A Good Cellar

When it comes to preparing for a major disaster or just surviving nowadays crisis, storing food, weapons, medicine, and other goods will be difficult in both urban in rural [...]