What is Aquaponics? Aquaponics is the production of vegetables and fish which live in a symbiotic relationship. The simplest explanation I can give is that the fish provide the fertilizer for the plants to grow, and the plants, beneficial … [Continue reading]

The Reality of Combat: “Everything That You Have Prepared and Stored for SHTF Will Be Pushed to the Limit”

Editor’s Note: Do you want to know what it’s really like? If so, then the best place to acquire first hand information about what you’ll experience when the world as we know it collapses is from combat veterans and people who have been through the wor … [Continue reading]

Jimmy Lee Dykes: The Media’s New Poster Child for Those Crazy Preppers

I’m genuinely curious about something. Why is it socially unacceptable to generalize about certain groups of people, while it’s open season on others? Why are some beliefs, religions and lifestyles protected by media watchdogs and special int … [Continue reading]

Lock and Load: Are You Prepared for Civil Unrest?

Do you get the feeling that we are right on the verge of chaos?  With the government shutdown, the congressional budget deadline of the 17th, the EBT system under threat, and assorted “drills” that, if history proves to be any guide, could be a loose … [Continue reading]

Q and A: How To Create A Garden For Your Community

What is a community garden? A community garden is a space where community members are able to grow anything from fruits and vegetables to flowers on a plot of shared land. A church, school, business, or private landowner can donate a piece of land – b … [Continue reading]

Bullet Proof Home Defense

Why Conventional Preparedness Wisdom Is Deadly Bullet Proof Home Defense Conventional home defense techniques only work during peace time... against "common" thieves. One thing is true though: in a crisis, thieves will indeed be common... and … [Continue reading]

All That is Left is For Individuals To Prepare Their Families

Jim Quinn discusses the fourth turning, a cyclical event in which we currently find ourselves – like it or not. In his recent article Twenty-First Century Breakdown Quinn walks us through the previous Saeculums, periods comprised of 80 – 100 years, an … [Continue reading]

10 Tips on How to Make the Most of Your Small Garden Space

When it comes to having a garden we don’t all have acres and acres of land to work with. Some of us only have small backyard plots or even smaller patio areas. So how can you still have your dream garden in such a small space? Here are some s … [Continue reading]