Food is my major concern when looking at my preps. I feel like I could just never have enough. At this point I have a large variety of types of food including common grocery store items as well as dehydrated and freeze dried. I stopped by a local Sunbeam Bread Outlet store and saw a display of … [Read more...] about Survival Biscuits [these are incredible]
Anyone interested increasing their self reliance, going off-grid, or simply providing for their family when times get tough should be heavily focused on creating a productive and sustainable food source. The foundational building block for this is a survival garden. Providing enough food … [Read more...] about 6 Best Survival Garden Layouts [With Crop Lists & Square Footage]
Soups have long been the mainstay of any cook who is trying to stretch the larder to feed more people, or the budget to save money. Soup is the basic survival food. And for that reason (among many others), it should always have a place on your survival food list. This is the first in a series of … [Read more...] about Survival Soup with Rice and Beans [Recipe]
Keeping chickens is so much a part of a self-reliant lifestyle, that most cities now have ordinances to allow chickens in small quantities as a nod to sustainability. And a few hens are not hard to accommodate. This old outhouse has been with me now for almost 30 years. But I no longer had a use … [Read more...] about Outhouse Chicken Coop [Easy DIY]
For most of us "regular" people, food storage consists mostly of canned food along with others such as rice, beans, powdered milk and potatoes. Frozen food also is thrown in the mix along with whatever is growing in the garden. These foods are the mainstay of my food storage program, however I have … [Read more...] about Are Freeze Dried Foods Right For You?
If you’ve ever done a multi-night backpacking trip (or spent any amount of time hanging out in REI), you’ve probably heard of Mountain House meals. However, here’s what you might not’ve heard…. The genesis of Mountain House actually dates back to the Vietnam War, when US special forces needed … [Read more...] about Best Mountain House Meals