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The Cherokees Used Trees for Food, Medicine, and Survival

How Cherokees Used Trees for Food, Medicine, and Craft — There are those articles that stir ideas, that offer small smatterings of information often prefaced with a bold title. These articles are very important to the content of the community.

There are a lot of natural resources out there for you to take advantage of in an SHTF scenario. The most overlooked resource of them all are trees.  How many varieties of trees do you know? Are you aware of …

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DIY Broths From Kitchen Scraps

One of the very basics of culinary training is understanding the stock. Stocks are broths that are made from bones and vegetables. There are a number of methods and means for making stocks and broths but the basics are pretty simple. 

One of the very basics of culinary training is understanding the stock. Stocks are broths that are made from bones and vegetables. There are a number of methods and means for making stocks and broths but the basics are pretty …

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Tips For Building Emergency Food Stocks

Tips For Building Emergency Food Stocks - Have you been trying to build an emergency food supply, only to turn around and use up all you worked to stock up? It can be incredibly frustration and make you feel like you're failing when that likely isn't the case at all!

Food is power. Remember that above all. The moment you are out of food in a disaster is the moment you become a prisoner to whoever has the food. That’s real.  I’m most cases we are dealing with a benevolent …

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Principles of Home Canning

Principles of Home Canning — Food preservation and storage is pretty high on the list of priorities for anyone who is prepping or homesteading. We can always buy preserved food for SHTF situations or the winter months, but what happens when that supply runs out? We need to be able to get our own food supply at some point, and this takes learning and practice.

Many preppers plan on hunting and growing food in a collapse. If you have hunted or gardened before you quickly realize that there is an abundance of resources to deal with. It’s not as much about scarcity as it is …

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Grow Ten Tons of Organic Vegetables for your Survival Garden

How To Grow Ten TONS of Organic Vegetables — If you’re homesteading or have a farm, you are probably always looking for ways to maximize your produce yield. Obviously, you don’t want to lose time or resources on a bad harvest, plus there is always the winter to stock up for. Just imagine, though, if you could master your crops in such a way that you could make a profit from them.

Have you ever considered growing your own food? What about growing all of your own food? Many people grow small amounts of their own food but what about growing all of your own food? It can feel real good to …

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Using a Wood Burning Stove to Cook Off Grid

Using a Wood Burning Stove to Cook Off Grid — Using a wood burning stove to cook off grid is not as easy as many people would think! Sure, anyone could start a fire in the stove, put food into a pot or pan and heat it up but would it taste good? Will it be cooked enough so no one gets sick? There is a real skill involved!

Why do we all have fireplaces and so few have wood stoves? In those expensive condos, you see gas-powered fireplaces that work with things like a remote control are much more common than the old school wood stoves. This has …

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Why You May Need To Stockpile Supplements For SHTF

Why You Need To Stockpile Supplements For SHTF — Even in healthy people, multivitamins and other supplements may help to prevent vitamin and mineral deficiencies. They also provide more nutrients than diet can alone, so they may help to protect against, or manage, certain diseases.

I am not a doctor or a medical professional this is for information purposes only. Please consult with a medical professional if you have any questions or you start to take any supplements. It seems like every day we see …

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Barter With Your Skills To Fill Your Cupboard

Barter With Your Skills To Fill Your Cupboard — With the cost of food continuously going up, people are looking for ways to help cut the bill while still keeping their family fed. If you barter your skills, you may be amazed at the different things people will pay you with, including food!

It’s easy to think of prepping as a set of lists. So many people offer up lists to those who are new to prepping. In fact, people are often collecting food and gear to deal with a disaster. There is …

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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.

Once you are out of the food you are a prisoner. Just remember that. If we have reached a point where the S has truly hit the fan than things are going to get out of hand. Food is going …

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Dumpster Diving as an Urban Survival Food Strategy

Dumpster Diving as an Urban Survival Food Strategy — People dumpster dive now to make ends meat, so this in all reality isn't as gross as you may think. If SHTF many of us will be doing this, you may tell yourself, "I will never do this" but honestly, you will.

We are living through a scenario where food is in abundance like something from a fairy tale. If you told anyone from the 1800’s and back about this era and its food production they wouldn’t believe you. You know, food …

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