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13 Survival Foods You Should Always Have at Home

13 Survival Foods You Should Always Have at Home

🕔12:08, 23.Feb 2018

Most of us have heard that the average American has less than 3 days worth of food at home.  That means we’re only 72 hours away from a food riot should supply lines be disrupted.  Even if you don’t have

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50 Foods to Dehydrate for Your Stockpile

50 Foods to Dehydrate for Your Stockpile

🕔07:40, 19.Feb 2018

Our modern food system relies on trucks. It relies on shipping and the ability to get trailer loads of product into supermarkets and retailers. So, what happens if something impedes those deliveries? Just how long would the people around be

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22 Cans You Can Purchase for $1 or Under

22 Cans You Can Purchase for $1 or Under

🕔14:43, 12.Feb 2018

Canned goods are not only a great way to stock up on food in case of an emergency, but also a fantastic way to feed your family every day. Canned goods are fairly inexpensive, they keep for a long time,

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21 Wild Edibles You Can Find in Urban Areas

21 Wild Edibles You Can Find in Urban Areas

🕔08:49, 1.Feb 2018

You don’t have to leave the city to get started foraging.  Life finds a way, even through sidewalk cracks and abandoned lots.  Once you learn to identify basic urban food plants, street trees that you’ve walked by hundreds of times

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How To Make A Gluten-free Emergency Kit

How To Make A Gluten-free Emergency Kit

🕔10:17, 23.Jan 2018

Most people have had an encounter with some form of a gluten-free experience, whether it be food they have had, choices on the grocery store shelf, or perhaps read an article about eating gluten-free. Those who don’t have to worry

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How to Make a Trench Cake: WW1 Survival Food

How to Make a Trench Cake: WW1 Survival Food

🕔10:11, 19.Jan 2018

During the Great War, trench cakes, like the one I’ll show you how to make, were made from a family’s rations to be sent out to the front lines for their soldiers. While making trench cake is a wonderful, heartfelt

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5 Prepping “Rules” That Are Actually Myths

5 Prepping “Rules” That Are Actually Myths

🕔12:12, 15.Jan 2018

Rules. The word itself makes me cringe. I have been antiauthoritarian all my life, so I bristle at the idea of rules in general. Still, as something evolves it tends to make up some rules on its journey. Prepping has

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7 Survival Foods Made by Soldiers During WWI

7 Survival Foods Made by Soldiers During WWI

🕔09:43, 4.Jan 2018

Sing me to sleep, the bullets fall Let me forget the war & all Damp is my dugout, cold is my feet Nothing but biscuits & bully to eat. Popular soldier’s song, circa 1918, recorded in the diary of Archie

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Mini-Farming on 1 Acre

Mini-Farming on 1 Acre

🕔09:03, 28.Dec 2017

A lot of people love the idea of being self-sufficient in produce, but just don’t see it as an achievable goal. After all, how many of us really have access to enough land to even come close to self-sufficiency? Well,

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7 Super Cheap Foods To Stockpile That People Usually Throw Away

7 Super Cheap Foods To Stockpile That People Usually Throw Away

🕔11:12, 22.Dec 2017

If your great-grandmother saw half the things you just throw away, I’m sure she’d have some stern words for you. These days, food comes pre-packaged, prepared, trimmed, peeled and neat. While boneless chicken may be convenient for some, practically speaking,

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What Plants Cowboys Ate in the West

What Plants Cowboys Ate in the West

🕔07:42, 7.Dec 2017

Food preservation in the days of the ol’ West wasn’t even close to what it is today. Commercially preserved food wasn’t widely available in the late 1800s when the cowboy culture was at its peak (though it did exist, surprisingly

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24 Food Items To Hoard

24 Food Items To Hoard

🕔10:18, 1.Dec 2017

The classic prepper way to build up a long-term food source is to stockpile bulk staples like rice, pasta and dried beans. This is cost-effective and works well, but it can leave you facing a pretty boring diet. That’s not

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How To Store Six Months of Food When You Only Have Space for One

How To Store Six Months of Food When You Only Have Space for One

🕔10:08, 24.Nov 2017

One of the biggest issues people run into with their preparedness food storage is a lack of space. They simply don’t have enough room to keep all the food that they’ll need in the event of an emergency, leaving them

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15 Weird Foods That Were Common During The Great Depression

15 Weird Foods That Were Common During The Great Depression

🕔08:31, 23.Nov 2017

The Great Depression was a time of scarcity-induced innovation: families had to do without many household staples and used their resourcefulness to come up with alternatives made from goods that were more readily available. From dying their legs with tea

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What Happens When You Eat Nothing but MREs

What Happens When You Eat Nothing but MREs

🕔13:04, 16.Nov 2017

By Claude Davis Ah, MREs. Meals Rejected by Ethiopians. Meals Rejected by the Enemy. Meals Rejected by Everyone. It actually stands for Meals, Ready to Eat, which has been described as “Three lies for the price of one” – it’s

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