Category «Food Storage»

Prepare 2015–$20 and 15 Minutes a Month

Preparedness can be a little bit overwhelming. This year we are going to help you break it down into manageable pieces. We challenge you to spend $20 dollars to purchase necessary supplies and 15 minutes working on necessary tasks each month. Do it and you will be amazed at the progress you will have made …

Clod’s Survival Garden

Prepping is personal pursuit and no two families prepare in exactly the same way. Each family has their own unique preferences and style, adding diversity to life. This uniqueness is evident in the methods used to produce food. Recently we had an opportunity to spend an afternoon with some dear prepper friends and tour their …

Seed Saving – A Critical Sustainable Living Skill

Every year I drool over seed catalogs as I plan my next garden. My favorite catalog is Baker Creek Heirloom Seeds. I’m like a kid at Christmas when it arrives. They will send you a free catalog just go to www.rareseeds.com. I spend hours perusing the pages looking at the rare, non-GMO, heirloom seed collections …

Gaia’s Garden – A Priceless Permaculture Reference

I absolutely love my garden. My passion began as I felt a growing need to produce everything I possibly could on my own property to reduce our dependence on outside sources. Our ultimate goal is to be able to survive off of what we can produce ourselves. That being said, I can’t grow chocolate … …

Ebola at Your Door? Review Our Pandemic Preps Checklist

The threat of an Ebola outbreak in the United States appears to be a real possibility. It is time to check your preparations and ensure that everything is in order. How do you prepare for a pandemic anyway? Ebola has a very high mortality rate. Your best chance of surviving is to avoid the virus …

Solar Cooking – Clean, Abundant, Free Energy

A solar oven uses the power of the sun to cook. In our climate, that means that the majority of days we can cook our meals outside without using additional energy, saving our precious fuel storage. Overcast days may decrease the temperature of the oven and, in turn, increase cooking time. Solar energy is a …