Potatoes have been a staple food that keeps civilizations safe from the dangers of famine for hundreds of years, from the Incas to the Irish. Growing them yourself will provide you with a source of nutrition and energy that will last, as well as saving you money on groceries in the long run. It doesn’t … Continue reading How to grow potatoes in a container
A simple hardtack recipe
Used by soldiers of the American civil war, sailors in the British Royal navy, pioneers, all the way back to the Roman Legions and ancient Egyptians, hardtack has been a staple for survival for hundreds of years. The reason: when kept under the right conditions, it can last indefinitely. Made with only flour, salt, and … Continue reading A simple hardtack recipe
What kinds of wheat are there?
Wheat is a great staple to include in your food storage plans, but did you know that there are multiple kinds to choose from? The way I found out was the first time I went to buy bulk foods for storage, I went to the wheat section, and I saw all these different names and … Continue reading What kinds of wheat are there?
How much food storage is enough?
Keeping food for long-term storage is an essential part of preparing for any eventuality, whether it is a natural disaster or a SHTF scenario. If you’ve decided to start stock-piling food, that is great news, and you’re already setting yourself up for success! But you may be wondering, what kind of food do I need, and how much is enough?
10 Items to Barter When SHTF
Whether it’s total economic collapse or a natural disaster, people are going to need goods and chances are most of them will not have what they need saved away. Barter has been a method of exchange for millennia as the most basic form of trade. Here are ten ideas of items to barter when the SHTF.
5 Easy Emergency Preparedness Steps You Can Take Right Now
Making sure you are prepared for an emergency can seem like a daunting task, especially if you are just starting out or don’t have a lot of time on your hands. Here are five easy steps you can take to make getting prepared easy.