A major challenge when living from your stockpiled foods is getting enough fruits and vegetables.
Do you get the feeling that we are right on the verge of chaos?
Have you heard of the slow food movement?
When I was very young I would sometime spend rainy days at my grand-mother's house going through sporting goods catalogs and the Sears catalog making list of items that might be needed during disasters or emergencies.
It’s no question we live in a harsh world, but in the aftermath of a disaster, the American Dream can quickly become a living nightmare.
I am an active prepper. I do not have a retreat or bug-out vehicle (yet), but I do what I can for bugging-in and preparing for emergencies.
California’s three biggest utilities are sparring with their own customers about systems that store energy from the sun, opening another front in the battle that’s redefining the mission of electricity generators.
A new stateless method of emergency protection is currently being developed by Peacekeeper fonder Cody Drummond.
By the year 2020 we may be in the midst of (or in the early stages of recovery from) a major depression or perhaps even a full-blown socioeconomic collapse.
Jim, This letter is in response to your link to a post by Ross Gilmore: Living Off The Land: Delusions and Misconceptions About Hunting and Gathering. It's a well-written article and I'd like to expand upon it.
You could also call this “The Top 100 Things You should start stocking up on.”
I ran across a book and an article all about making your own root cellar, this being the end of the summer, beginning of fall, having a cheap and easy to put together root cellar is the thing to have, both for budding homesteaders to seasoned off gri
The never-ending threat of the TEOTWAWKI looms in the depth of all of our minds.
All Natural = Better than Organic
Despite years of reading valid arguments for moving to the American Redoubt or other remote area, of the hundreds of preppers I've met I can count on one hand those who made the move and most of those were retired.
If you haven’t been in a bubble cut off from all forms of media lately, it would be impossible to have missed all of the warnings being issued about the impending loss of our electrical grid
There may be “no such thing as a free lunch,” but free space is still a reality.
As you consider the threats we face and the options available to you should the worst happen, you have no doubt played out numerous scenarios surrounding the effects of a total collapse event that would bring down the national power grid.
Sun Catalytix is making a new type of flow battery that could store hours’ worth of energy on the grid.
For 45 years I was all about the Great American Dream. A 100 mile per day [round-trip] commute to a six figure pressure cooker job supported an upper middle class lifestyle.
By 2050, it will take 100 billion land animals to provide the world's population with meat, dairy, eggs and leather goods. Maintaining this herd will take a huge, potentially unsustainable toll on the planet. What if there were a different way?
When people hear a term related to survival, or research survival related material on the internet, the first thing that pops into mind is a big burly mountain man capable of hunting a Yeti with his bare hands.
Have you ever had issues with getting a portion, or an entire survival plan, off the ground?
Smart gardens use a variety of sensors and actuators to allow for remote monitoring and service – an automated garden!
Opensource ecology has been up to some cool stuff lately. Here is a message from Marcin and some links for you to check it out yourself.
If you or your readers are contemplating carrying a rucksack [or backpack] of any type for any distance there are three items this old soldier heartily recommends:
Build a structured notebook of your family's prep information, with each topic index tabbed for easy access and available for all family-tribe members to consult when the need arrives.
I'm studying how to best tan the skins and prepare the pelts for sewing. Brain tanning keeps rising to the surface. My wife enjoys working with textiles so we eventually want to procure a long haired French Angora rabbit(s) that we believe we can "ha
Wolves were once native to the US' Yellowstone National Park -- until hunting wiped them out. But when, in 1995, the wolves began to come back, something interesting happened: the rest of the park began to find a new, more healthful balance.
The real problem of the world-wide energy crisis is the withholding of knowledge about alternative forms of energy.