Primitive Trapping 101

As I have always stated, food is typically not my top priority in a survival situation. However, if you are going to go after...

How To Build A Fish Trap

How to Build a Fish Trap to Provide Food in a Survival Scenario It’s a pretty crazy world we live in these days to say...

How to Farm on a Quarter Acre

Farming is a wonderful hobby for many. One of the greatest qualities of any great civilization is the ability to have sufficient food reserves....

Emergency Food vs Survival Food

We talk a lot about emergency food but do we ever really define what it is we mean? When it comes to surviving an...

25 Survival Foods You Forgot to Buy

When it comes to survival foods, there are the staples such as rice and beans and pasta that can be found in almost every...

Water Bath Canning 101

Canning is simply a step after the preparation and cooking of a meal. It’s a method that is able to use heat to store...

3 Odd Techniques For Primitive Fishing

Fishing has been an extremely valuable food gathering strategy for thousands of years, and when we find ourselves in a survival setting, the fishing...

Homemade MREs for Your Stockpile

REs, or Meals Ready to Eat, originated from the military. In fact, the military has a whole department in charge of the development of...

How to Stockpile Emergency Water

One of the greatest challenges to preparing your retreat for when SHTF is knowing how much water to store and how to store it. In...

3 Ways to Determine if Old Food Is Edible

Whether you stockpile food in your pantry, basement, root cellar or your bug-out bag, the biggest problem is that some or most of it...

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The Best SHTF Handgun Round

While we all hope that we won’t ever have to deal with a SHTF moment, we are also not as daft to think there...

Lifetime Disaster Assessment

Coming To Grips With a Life Changing Event If you live long enough, you will undoubtedly face a life changing event. These events are not...

What is Radiation from a Nuclear Blast?

In my last article, I discussed the various aspects of radiation sickness, but haven’t yet defined just what radiation is. The quick definition of...