Think of it as your own private contingency planning group—hence the name: The Strategic Planning Group.
Here’s the 1st episode of the Story of Burt, a Free People, which is part of Musicians 4 Freedom’s "A Journey to Freedom" project in which we document musicians, artists, filmmakers, and activists renouncing their U.S. Citizenship.
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Four families in Yoder are building a sand bunker and stockpiling ammunition and weapons.
I naturally de-emphasize politics in my blog. However, a recent article got my blood boiling: Motorists illegally detained at Florida tolls - for using large bills!
So you stock up on a year’s supply of medications. What then? There comes a tremendous sense of confidence when you know how to find and grow your own “medicines”.
Since we have all been reminded of the principle the “two is one and one is none”, it brings me to the conclusion that being prepared is really about “having a backup for your backup”.
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A goat can keep you alive and healthy! Barb shares her secrets on how to process goat’s milk the right way!
Well, this is an area of knowledge where I do in fact have some expertise, being a caving professional. But, as an expedient shelter with a constant temperature they could have their uses.
Preparing for an uncertain future when living in an apartment or a condominium ("condo") can be a struggle. When the Lord has not chosen to give you land to work with, you work with what he has given you.
In the recent article Coffee in a Post-Collapse Society, the author is talking about Arabica coffee being only cultivated near the equator. Robusto green coffee can be grown in the southern states like Florida and south Texas.
"I had a really great weekend. Ernest Hancock, the of the libertarian radio show ‘Declare your Independence’ invited me to his 50th birthday party at his home in Phoenix after our interview on Friday; I happily accepted and hopped a flight."
With earthquakes, tsunamis, nuclear accidents, the end of the Mayan calendar on the horizon and general global unrest bunker sales have skyrocketed! And some of these bunkers are not your mothers bunker from the Cold War era with cots and just the
In 2010, the median sales price paid for an existing mobile home in Alameda County was $40,000, down 53 percent from the $85,000 median paid in 2006, the year before the real estate meltdown began.
Many of those that laugh at preppers are the same people that have health insurance, car insurance, home insurance, boat insurance, motorcycle insurance, disability insurance, travel insurance and business insurance.
No - because it's Spring, and that means planting season. Got food?
In a truly incredible example of the complete disregard for the health and safety of the American people, President Obama today told Americans that they should NOT prepare for radiation from the possible meltdown of the Fukushima nuclear power plant
I’ve written many times about the importance of internationalizing your assets, your mode of living, and your way of thinking. I suspect most readers have treated those articles as they might a travelogue to some distant and exotic land: interesting
Sedgwick, Maine, has passed an ordinance in effect nullifying the activities of various regulatory agencies by allowing producers and consumers to waive liability and thereby enter directly into agreements with each other regarding raw milk, etc. “Pa
As I write this, Simon Black is onstage, addressing more than 300 people in Panama City, Panama as we begin our unique workshop on internationalizing your life and assets.
If a disaster were to strike – natural or manmade – you could expect those grocery store shelves to be bare within hours.
global food prices have jumped 29% in the past year, and are just 3% below the all-time peak hit in 2008. ...the rising prices have hit people hardest in the developing world because they spend as much as half their income on food.
Chickens are probably the easiest and most productive farm animal you can have, but many don't know how to go about making it happen. So I will be documenting the process and provide weekly updates...
There are no subsistence farmers living in cities. Nor do urban populations “live off the land.” Instead, they depend on complex networks of commerce. The typical city dweller produces neither food nor energy. He sits all day in an office...
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What the Ten Essentials provides is a list of items which you will likely find yourself in need of when the unexpected occurs. With these items in your pack, you will find yourself much more capable of responding well to all variety of desperate situ
Chicken prices are among the first to rise because the bird's life span is so short that higher feed costs get factored in quickly, he said. Price hikes for hogs take about a year and cattle two years. Prices on packaged foods take six or seven month
Valley residents can learn how to raise chickens and crops at home during a Feb. 12 gardening and backyard poultry expo. The event includes 10 a.m. and noon classes on master gardening, and an 11 a.m. course on backyard poultry. The event runs
Eric Jacqmain, from Indiana in the US, covered an ordinary fibreglass satellite dish with 5,800 tiny mirror tiles - and made his very own 'death ray'.
The hard part is to accurately forecast how much worse, and then accurately forecast where things won't get worse. Then the forecaster must put his money where his mouth is. Well, not really. He keeps his mouth shut. He puts his money where his...