Top Ten Survival Books

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Because it is impossible for one person to know everything there is to know about any subject, books are an excellent resource. Generally written by people who have experience in the wilderness and in survival situations, these books offer knowledge and wisdom about surviving in many different scenarios. Some books are better … Read more

Stockpile Suggestions

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Planning for living off grid or survival without modern conveniences can seem daunting at first glance, but there are some things that can be stockpiled over time that will make the process easier. Many of the same things answer the question, “What should I stockpile for SHTF?” Off-grid and disaster preparation can … Read more

Making Ground Meat Off-Grid

Making Ground Meat Off-Grid

Living off-grid often means limited or no electricity. This means finding other ways to take care of tasks that would normally be done with an electrically powered machine. One of these tasks is making ground meat. After hunting or trapping wildlife or butchering livestock such as cows, pigs, or rabbits, preparing meat … Read more

Make Your Own Fishing Hooks

Make Your Own Fishing Hooks

Those who live off grid often procure food from nature whenever possible. This usually involves hunting or trapping and fishing. As long as there is a pond, river, or lake nearby that contains fish, this is a great way to feed one’s self and even a family. Fishing for food requires certain … Read more

Kitchen Herbs for the Windowsill

Kitchen Herbs for the Windowsill

A sunny windowsill in the kitchen is a great place to put a windowsill herb garden kit and grow a variety of herbs that can be used in the food created there. These can be started with seeds or young plants, but it will take longer to get usable herbs if starting … Read more

How to Dehydrate Meat

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Dehydrating meat for long term storage is one way to preserve it for use at a later date. Dehydrated meat can be carried more easily than other meat sources and can be used while camping or while living off-grid. Why Dehydrate Meat? Meat is primarily protein, which makes dehydrated meat a snack … Read more