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
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
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.
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.