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7 People Who Are Alive Today Because of Survival Skills

July 8, 2015



For most people, it happens without warning. Nobody plans for the day they find themselves cast into a life or death situation. In every account I’ve read, the day starts out normal and as planned when suddenly the unexpected happens and things go from bad to worse very quickly. While many of these scenarios would […]

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Homesteading Accidents That Will Get You Killed

June 19, 2015


Vehicle tips over after accident

According to the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) “farm accidents and other work-related health problems claim as many as 1300 lives and cause 120,000 injuries a year, most of which are preventable.” (source) On average, 113 youth (under the age of 20) are killed in farm related accidents per year. (source) By […]

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Grow 100% More Food In Half The Space

June 10, 2015

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How To Grow More Food In Less Space For many people the dilemma of space is a real issue when it comes to growing a significant amount of food. There simply isn’t enough ground to break. When square footage is limited, you’ve gotta start thinking out of the box. Literally! This is where vertical gardening […]

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What To Grow To Avoid Starvation and Malnutrition

June 4, 2015


What To Grow To Avoid Starvation and Malnutrition

Learning From History Every now and then I allow myself to get lost in the voices of history, with a particular leaning toward stories of famine, plague, genocide, and survival. From the Great Potato Famine and the Black Plague, to the Holodomor and the Holocaust, there is insight to be gleaned from the stories of […]

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23 Things You Must Know To Can Meat Safely

February 24, 2015


Meat is one of those things that people tend to be the most scared to try canning. Food poisoning can be a very serious matter. I don’t blame anyone who approaches preserving meats with trepidation. I was the same way when I first started canning! My biggest fear was that I would do something wrong […]

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What Will Life Look Like When The Lights Go Out?

June 9, 2014


Aftermath Series

  When it hit, it wasn’t like the movies, there were no zombies. It wasn’t World War III, and the attack itself was barely visible. The aftermath, however, was far worse than any Hollywood movie could ever portray. A weakened world economy paved the way for what would become known as worst rash of cyber […]

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