Category Archives: Food

  • Raising Quail for Eggs and Meat

    Raising Quail for Eggs and Meat

    If you have a homestead where you are preparing to hunker down and live off-grid should the poop hit the fan, you are probably planning to raise much of your own food. Of course, gardening for fruit and vegetables is no-brainer in such a situation, but what about animal protein (assuming you ...
  • From Garbage to Garden

    From Garbage to Garden

    If you go online and search for a recipe for vegetable soup, you’ll probably find a whole slew of recipes, each with its own set of ingredients and instructions. Well, the same thing is true if you decide you want to create compost potting soil from your household garbage and yard waste. Once ...
  • Man’s Second-Best Friend: The Domestic Goat

    Man’s Second-Best Friend: The Domestic Goat

    Are you planning for a future where you are self-sufficient and can care for your family without the help of your local grocery store? A logical, but sometimes overlooked, addition to your family homestead should be a few goats. These personable, entertaining animals have multiple benefits for ...
  • Gardening for Food, Medicine, and Self-Care (part 2)

    Gardening for Food, Medicine, and Self-Care (part 2)

    In my last article, I told you about a plant called lambsquarter, often considered a weed but actually a wonderful powerhouse for food and medicine. In this article, I will introduce three more common plants with qualities that might prove useful in a survival situation. Plant number one is the ...
  • The Health Benefits of Growing Your Own Food

    The Health Benefits of Growing Your Own Food

    Although the day may very well come when the members of our society are forced to grow their own food, there are so many health benefits to this practice that it makes sense to get our feet wet (or our hands dirty) right now. It’s acceptable, maybe even preferable, to start small. A small ...
  • The Great Chuck E. Cheese’s Pizza Conspiracy

    The Great Chuck E. Cheese’s Pizza Conspiracy

    Visitations by ancient aliens, chem-trails in our skies, government mind control — there seems to be no limits to conspiracy theories. And now, the latest to be making headlines surrounds one of most people’s favorite childhood memories – Chuck E. Cheese’s Pizza. According to YouTube ...
  • Grow Your Own Food – Or Else

    Grow Your Own Food – Or Else

    If you have a backyard garden, what could you do to maximize its effectiveness for prepping and survival? What should you grow? First off, if you’re like me and don’t have 20 acres, you need to change the way you think about yield rates. While you can grow a lot of lettuce per ...
  • Free Food & Supplies on Amazon.com

    Free Food & Supplies on Amazon.com

    Calling all doomsday preppers! Amazon.com has emerged as one of the cheapest, easiest ways to purchase food and supplies. And with Amazon’s reward program, you can score FREE groceries – all delivered to your doorstep with no hassle. Keep reading to learn how. I’ll admit when I think ...
  • Civil Asset Forfeiture – A Horror Story

    Civil Asset Forfeiture – A Horror Story

    If you’ve never heard of Civil Asset Forfeiture, listen up. This little-known law can bite you where the sun don’t shine and take years to resolve. The U.S. Department of Justice operates an Asset Forfeiture Program (AFP or, simply, the Program) that “touches every federal, ...
  • How to Make Baker’s Yeast

    How to Make Baker’s Yeast

    After all the packaged yeast has run dry, the ability to make your own yeast will give you a huge advantage in a post-SHTF world. Plus, who wants to live in a world without bread or beer? What is Yeast? Yeast is technically classified as a fungus (gross!). There are over 1,500 different species ...