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Growing Foods that Just Dont Stop Producing!

When the first long term European settlements started cropping up in America they were struggling to sustain themselves.

Some of the links below are affiliate links. This means that if you choose to make a purchase SHTFPreparedness may earn a small commission at no additional cost to you. When the first long term European settlements started cropping up in America they were struggling to sustain themselves. Supplies were sparse and ships coming back …

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Finding and Using Mullein

How beneficial is the wild world? We hear a lot about wild foods and wild medicine. Just how much can that affect?

How beneficial is the wild world? We hear a lot about wild foods and wild bed-panology. Just how much can that affect? It really comes down to what you know and what you have done. If you don’t know the trees or the plants that grow underfoot than the woods look like a mess to …

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Fermented Survival, Powerful Probiotics

Fermented Survival, Powerful Probiotics - Even simply preserving things can turn them into powerful fermented foods. Sauerkraut is one such food that is filed with probiotics and its basically old cabbage and salt that can sit covered in a corner somewhere. All of the microbes and cultures that develop in that time are great for your health.

The abandonment of nutrition happens real quickly when it comes to some prepping methods. It would seem that as disaster hits we fall out of the fresh foods mentality and into the canned and processed food mentality. In some ways its understandable but honestly, we need to think bigger and do more to assure we …

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Livestock for Sustainable Food Sources

Livestock for Sustainable Food Sources - Since the Neolithic age we have been keeping animals in pens and using them to make our lives easier. Its not all bad for the animals. They get a safe place to live where they are protected from predators.

To the shock of many, there are localities all over America that allow citizens the right to keep and raise livestock for sustainable food sources. Even cities are changing their tune with allowing things like chickens and goats to be owned and cared for right in the suburban backyard. This is a great opportunity for …

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Wild Game as a Food Source

Wild Game as a Food Source - Don't forget to look around as you hunt as you might come across some wild edibles. These could supplement meat or pair well with it.

A great number of people believe that in a SHTF scenario the populations of wild game will be decimated as people begin to starve. Things like deer, squirrel, and turkey will likely take massive hits from people who know how to hunt them and can have success. This strange unfolding of survival hunting will be …

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5 Foods Preppers Forget to Store

There is a lot that can be said when it comes to food storage.

There is a lot that can be said when it comes to food storage. At its base you can just concern yourself with having some food on hand for your family in a disaster. Something stored is obviously better than nothing stored However, at its most extreme food storage becomes a matter of inventory management …

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Eating the Garden in New Ways

There are many things that can happen to route your path towards self sufficiency.

There are many things that can happen to route your path towards self-sufficiency. One of the biggest things is having your family turn on you. It doesn’t take a lot for a cynical family to start berating you over the preparedness, the natural food craze and all the growing of produce. Emails come in on …

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Aquaculture and Fish on the Menu

Food, food, food and more food! One of the best ways to survive a disaster ranging from a hurricane to a pandemic is to have plenty of food so that you can stay home and not depend on others for food.

Food, food, food and more food! One of the best ways to survive a disaster ranging from a hurricane to a pandemic is to have plenty of food so that you can stay home and not depend on others for food. For a long time, most preppers were happy to depend on dry food storage …

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What Happens When all the Food is Gone

Maybe there is no survival situation more bleak than urban survival.

Maybe there is no survival situation more bleak than urban survival. Of course, there is the situation of being lost at sea, that would might be right up there. Still, true urban survival in a collapse will be nothing short of a horror show. Aside from so many people rubbing up against one another, in …

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The Benefits of Keeping Chickens

The Benefits of Keeping Chickens - One of the best moves to make is to start keeping chickens. Chickens are crazy little creatures but they are easy to keep close. The provide great food and entertainment for the family.  Chickens offer a ton of benefits as well.

Prepping can happen in secret. You can store all of your resources in a small room and lie to the world. You can tell people at work that you are normal and that you think those crazy preppers are out of their minds. Or you can just wear your desire for self-sufficiency on your sleeve, …

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