Seed Saving Is Neither Difficult Nor Complicated


Seed saving is not difficult. The hardest part of seed saving is knowing when and how the particular crop produces seeds.

Some seed in the spring, some in the fall, some the 2nd year. Some have seed pods, some have fruit. [Read more…]

Have You Prepared For Losing Your Job In The Upcoming Depression?


One of the most important set of plans and preparations that you can make today, are those of a hypothetical job loss (you, or your spouse).

If you are one of the minority who actually follows and knows the reality of our current economic situation, then you of all people should know that ‘when’ this global bubble bursts – there will be job loss on a grand scale as many businesses go under while many others will struggle to stay afloat. [Read more…]

Prepping and Preparedness 1 – 4


For the newcomer to prepping and preparedness it may seem or feel daunting, overwhelming, and even intimidating to venture down the road less traveled.

This may also be true for those who are already into the realm of prepping which can take on many forms, methods, and a wide variety of goals and end-results. [Read more…]

When The Trucks Stop, It’s Over


Systemic risk. I guarantee that most ordinary folks have no idea that if trucks stopped rolling all across America, within a short period of time nearly all Americans would be in a life-threatening situation from major delivery shortages. 70% of all freight that is moved in the U.S. is done so by truck. You (we) depend on that ‘stuff’ for our survival. [Read more…]

How To Really Prepare For Long Term Collapse


How To Really Prepare For Long Term Collapse

“The people who do the best (under such conditions) are not those who have prepared in an attempt to create a bubble of normalcy around them, but rather those who can adapt the fastest to changing circumstances.”

I very much agree with the quote above from a reader responding to yesterday’s article. It is well worth reminding. So many of us (preparedness-minded) focus (too much?) at times on our ‘preps’ – our ‘stuff’.

The fact is that it’s about much more than just that… [Read more…]

Survival Skills Of The Great Depression Era

Survival Skills

Survival Skills Of The Great Depression Era

We can learn from the philosophy of ‘using and reusing’ that Depression era folks were forced to live with. We can learn by examining what the skills were during the Great Depression era. Who were those that were able to find some work, those who were better able to survive those very difficult times?

What were the survival skills of that time and would they apply to surviving in a future post-collapse world? Warning To America — When The Economy Crashes In 28 May 2016 Parts Of America Will Resemble A 3rd World Country [Read more…]

Anti-Hoarding Laws Will Enable GOV To Take Your Food Storage

Food Storage

Anti-Hoarding Laws Will Enable GOV To Take Your Food Storage

I suggest that you take the following information very seriously. It is a fact that there are laws on the books that will enable .gov to take and redistribute what you have – as they see fit – under the same circumstances that many of you are prepping for… [Read more…]

10 Hints For The Survival Kitchen


10 Hints For The Survival Kitchen

Here’s a list of general preparedness hints for the survival food pantry and kitchen.

Let’s get right to it:

1. High quality foods

When choosing foods that you won’t be consuming right away, it is important to use so called ‘high quality’ foods. This will help assure that your preservation method coupled with long term storage will result in a more nutritious and tasty meal later on. [Read more…]