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How To Start a Fire in the Wilderness

How To Start a Fire in the Wilderness I can’t overstate how critical it is to learn how to start fires in the wilderness. If SHTF you should endeavor to understand the fundamental skills that underlie the process. There exist several techniques which are used depending on the urgency of the fires, the expected impact that is …

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Heritage vs. Hybrid Chicken Breeds: Which Is Sustainable?

Heritage vs. Hybrid Chicken Breeds: Which Is Sustainable? Before you even decide to get a chicken coop and buy chicken supplies, it is important to have a reason to raise chickens. Do you want them as pets? Are you capable of providing their basic needs? Which breeds suit your requirements best? Do you think egg …

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How To Make A Rash Treatment Salve

How To Make A Rash Treatment Salve If SHTF or you are trying to be more natural and you suffer with skin ailments this is a great treatment for you. When making salve, it’s always best to first consider what you are attempting to treat. Always get the ingredients from a trusted shop or even …

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A Canoe That Can Fit Inside a Backpack

A Canoe That Can Fit Inside a Backpack Ori Levin designed a full sized canoe that’s completely collapsible and can be stored in a bag that’s only 5 x 9 x 28 inches big. Basically, you can have a boat in your backpack. This amazing product Called the Adhoc Canoe, only weighs 9 pounds and …

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DIY Miracle Healing Salve

DIY Miracle Healing Salve Healing Salves have been used to treat wounds and promote healing on every continent and by every culture for thousands of years. Even in modern medicine, different types of salves are used to treat burns (aloe based gels), keep infection down and promote healing (antibacterial ointments), and correct skin conditions (eczema, psoriasis). …

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A Return To The Old Paths: How To Make Pemmican Like The Native Americans

A Return To The Old Paths: How To Make Pemmican Like The Native Americans Pemmican is a concentrated nutritionally complete food invented by the North American Plains Indians. It was originally made during the summer months from dried lean buffalo meat and rendered fat as a way to preserve and store the meat for use …

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Storing Vegetables Without A Root Cellar

Storing Vegetables Without A Root Cellar Most people think that if you don’t have a root cellar, you can’t store vegetables long term. That simply isn’t true! Each vegetable can be stored for longer than normal with just a few tweaks here and there, depending on which vegetables you want to store. You really don’t …

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Growing Potatoes in Straw for Easy Gardening

Growing Potatoes in Straw for Easy Gardening The first time I heard about growing potatoes in straw, I taught it was a joke. After researching the subject for quite a while, I discovered this is an underrated gardening method. The technique of growing potatoes in straw originates in the Northern European countries. The inhabitants of …

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The Prepper’s Guide to Non-Dairy Milk

The Prepper’s Guide to Non-Dairy Milk Most preppers stock a significant amount of dry milk because it’s so highly perishable that it tends to be one of the first things that people run out of when a disaster strikes. But for someone who has difficulty digesting lactose, adding that kind of milk to their coffee …

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Insta-Fire Lights On Water, Works As Tinder, Kindling And Fuel

InstaFire Lights On Water, Works As Tinder, Kindling, And Fuel Insta-Fire is a safe, simple, and versatile new Charcoal briquette lighting and fire starting product. It has water-repellent properties, 1/2 cup of Insta-Fire has a minimum of 10 minute burn time, and is super light weight – weighing 1.8 oz. Use it to light campfires …

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