Category Archives: Food

  • 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 ...
  • What You Need to Know About Expiration Dates

    What You Need to Know About Expiration Dates

    Much of what you know about expiration dates is false. While that little date found somewhere on your food packages seems quite authoritative, almost governmental in the minds of most, it is merely a suggestion made by the company that sells the product. If you were a milk vender who had a ...
  • Growing a Secret Garden

    Growing a Secret Garden

    With ongoing threats like economic instability, terrorism, nuclear war, and climate change, the need to be prepared has never been more urgent. One of the biggest concerns when it comes to preparedness is having enough food and water to keep you and your family alive long-term. Unless you live ...
  • Preppers Love Diatomaceous Earth

    Preppers Love Diatomaceous Earth

    Survivalists love hacks that can help out in many different situations. That’s why preppers stock up on diatomaceous earth (DE). This organic product keeps animals – including us humans – healthy, protects food storage, gardens, and living quarters, and can help filter water. ...
  • DIY: Render Beeswax from Honeycomb

    DIY: Render Beeswax from Honeycomb

    Beeswax is a fantastic natural material with all sorts of uses. But since pesticides can accumulate in the substance, it is essential that any beeswax you purchase be organic. If you want to save money or if you’re having a hard time finding certified organic beeswax, why not make it yourself? ...
  • Survival Skill: Making Emergency (Flat) Bread

    Survival Skill: Making Emergency (Flat) Bread

    Bread is a necessary staple of human life – and yet the ability to make it is relegated to bakeries, stores, and bread machines. Bread typically requires an oven, but in an emergency situation you may not have access to a working oven. Learning how to make emergency bread is a useful skill that ...
  • Just in Case: Long Term Food Storage Must-Haves

    Just in Case: Long Term Food Storage Must-Haves

    When it comes to long-term food storage, where you store is just as important as what you store. Emergency food storage is a huge part of the prepper lifestyle, but it can go to waste if your goods are exposed to dangers like water, humidity, pests, and sunlight. Whether you’re buying a little ...