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Prepping for Climate Change: The Effects on the US

Prepping for Climate Change: The Effects on the US One of our new writers believes the climate change threat is real, and on our doorstep. What do you think? Does it hurt for a prepper to be prepared for the worst case situation, regardless if climate change is happening now? Let’s do a quick poll: …

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Old Fashioned Preserving: Grandpa’s Recipe for Cured Smoked Ham

Old Fashioned Preserving: Grandpa’s Recipe for Cured Smoked Ham A century ago most of the hog’s meat was cured and smoked to preserve it. This process is still used today by some, but curing hams it’s becoming a lost skill. Nowadays we rely too much on refrigerators. You can buy a hundred pounds of meat, …

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How To Build a Solar Heated Large Scale Dehydrator

How To Build a Solar Heated Large Scale Dehydrator If you’re living off the grid or homesteading, you probably already know how challenging it can be to come up with food stores. Preserving food is always an option, but can be time consuming and labor intensive, especially if you’re off the grid. Luckily, Instructables has …

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7 Reasons to Grow Corn in a Survival Garden

7 Reasons to Grow Corn in a Survival Garden There are many different foods you can grow in your backyard survival garden. You should emphasize on growing those foods, which can last for long and which can grow in different weather conditions. Another thing you need to keep in mind is the nutrition value of …

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How Much Should You Plant In Your Garden To Provide A Year’s Worth Of Food?

How Much Should You Plant In Your Garden To Provide A Year’s Worth Of Food? Not long ago, people had to think about how much to grow for the year. They had to plan ahead, save seeds, plant enough for their family and preserve enough to survive over the winter months! It wasn’t just a hobby. It didn’t take …

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11 Skills You Need When Forming a Survival Team

11 Skills You Need When Forming a Survival Team Learning the different techniques to survive is a good idea. You should try to learn as many techniques as you can. But, surviving solo has its challenges and limitations too. Trying to survive alone means you will have to carry out all the tasks yourself e.g. …

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Ways Camping Can Help You Survive

Ways Camping Can Help You Survive Camping season is only a few months away and for some, it never ended! Most people consider it a hobby that is done during the warmer months of summer. They can enjoy a swim in a lake or a nice hike without having to worry too much about the …

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15 Ancient House Designs that You can Build Really Cheap

15 Ancient House Designs that You can Build Really Cheap What would you do if one day you had to build your own shelter from scratch? No convenient housing materials or modern tools, just you and nature. It probably sounds intimidating to most, but we should remember that people have been building shelters for thousands …

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Ask a Prepper Series: What is Your Bug Out Shoe of Choice?

Ask a Prepper Series: What is Your Bug Out Shoe of Choice? What shoes or boots do you plan on wearing when you have to bug out, and why? This is the simple question we posed to the team over at TruePrepper. Everyone responded pretty quickly and didn’t have to mull it over that long. …

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Calculating the Cost of Growing Your Own Food

Calculating the Cost of Growing Your Own Food There are plenty of rewards from growing your own produce. Self-reliance, the potential for extra income, and of course the availability of fresh fruits and vegetables are all great reasons to grow your own garden. For a garden that is cost-effective and productive there is a bit …

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