Category: 5 Gallon Buckets

5 Gallon Buckets can be a valuable commodity when SHTF. Get lot's of projects and lot's of reasons to start stockpiling 5 gallon buckets.

Urban Survivors: A Post-SHTF Water Supply

Urban Survivors: A Post-SHTF Water Supply -- Water is life. There is no getting around that. The good news is its also all around us if you know how to manipulate it. Water in an urban scenario presents many different challenges primarily because it is either locked up tight or highly contaminated.

Water is life. There is no getting around that. The good news is its also all around us if you know how to manipulate it. Water in an urban scenario presents many different challenges primarily because it is either locked …

Continue reading

Permanent link to this article: https://www.shtfpreparedness.com/urban-survivors-a-post-shtf-water-supply/

52 Week Food Storage Plan

52 Week Food Storage Plan — This is the mother load of food storage articles, week by week food storage plan which tells you all about the food, the nutritional values and even what recipes you can make from it

Food will be in short supply if an emergency hits. People often think they will be OK with the food they have in their pantries and basement but the cold hard truth is: it is never enough. Having 3 weeks …

Continue reading

Permanent link to this article: https://www.shtfpreparedness.com/52-week-food-storage-plan/

DIY Vertical Garden Planter From a 55 Gallon Plastic Barrel

DIY Vertical Garden Planter From a 55 Gallon Plastic Barrel -- This great DIY Vertical Garden Planter can help you grow a lot of food or plants in a small space. This project is easy, cheap and great fun.

The soils are heating up a little more each day. We are going to be planting all the things before you know it. For some plants the soil needs to heat up to about 70 degrees.   i dont think u …

Continue reading

Permanent link to this article: https://www.shtfpreparedness.com/diy-vertical-garden-planter/

5 Survival Uses for 5 Gallon Buckets

There are certain resources in the prepping game that are so multi-use it's insane.

There are certain resources in the prepping game that are so multi-use it’s insane. There are many but the 5 gallon bucket is a monster. It can be used for so many things. However, they stand out because you can …

Continue reading

Permanent link to this article: https://www.shtfpreparedness.com/5-survival-uses-for-5-gallon-buckets/

The Benefits of Food Storage Buckets

One of the most terrible parts of disaster recovery is the realization that survivors must depend on outside sources for their needs.

One of the most terrible parts of disaster recovery is the realization that survivors must depend on outside sources for their needs. When the trucks stop running because of damage to roads and flooding, things like food and medicine stop …

Continue reading

Permanent link to this article: https://www.shtfpreparedness.com/the-benefits-of-food-storage-buckets/

A Focus on Food and Buckets

There are all sorts of ways to focus on food storage. There is a huge market out there for those interested in food storage.

There are all sorts of ways to focus on food storage. There is a huge market out there for those interested in food storage. You could either be dealing with a freeze-dried food company or a survival bar company. It’s …

Continue reading

Permanent link to this article: https://www.shtfpreparedness.com/a-focus-on-food-and-buckets/

Understanding Skill Sets and Training Them

While prepper gear has gotten much better than it used to be. It is still not the total answer.

While prepper gear has gotten much better than it used to be. It is still not the total answer. There was a time when visiting a prepping website and looking at gear was like stepping into the frames of a …

Continue reading

Permanent link to this article: https://www.shtfpreparedness.com/understanding-skill-sets-and-training-them/

Running a 5k, 10k or Marathon for Survival

Its easy to look at those guys who are dressed funny and running every morning and say "Whats with all the running?"

Its easy to look at those guys who are dressed funny and running every morning and say “Whats with all the running?” Its always easy to watch from afar and assume. As people with a preparedness mindsets, we know that …

Continue reading

Permanent link to this article: https://www.shtfpreparedness.com/running-a-5k-10k-or-marathon-for-survival/

Make Your Own Ration Bars

Make Your Own Ration Bars - This article is about making your own ration bars. You are going to make better ration bars than most. A lot of this is because you know what you like and you know where your ingredients come from.

The food that you use to carry your through a survival stretch or a survival situation is of the utmost importance. In short term survival your food sources will look much differently than those types of food that you use …

Continue reading

Permanent link to this article: https://www.shtfpreparedness.com/make-your-own-ration-bars/

15 Brilliant Uses for Five Gallon Buckets

15 Brilliant Uses for Five Gallon Buckets - And the best thing about them: You can get them for free! Just visit local restaurants, bakeries, grocery stores, and other places and start chatting up the workers. Oftentimes they'll just give you their used buckets since they were going to throw them out anyway.

Whether you think of yourself as a prepper, a homesteader, or both, you should be stockpiling five-gallon buckets. As a prepper, they’re great for food storage, building rocket stoves, making water filters, and more. And as a homesteader, they’re great …

Continue reading

Permanent link to this article: https://www.shtfpreparedness.com/15-brilliant-uses-for-five-gallon-buckets/

Send this to a friend