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Off Grid Gardening: How to Get 10 Times More Potatoes

Americans love potatoes, eating about 125 pounds, per person, per year. Although potatoes are easy to grow, many off-gridders on small plots of land avoid them because traditional growing techniques take up a lot of space. However, by using the caging technique, you can get a high yield in a …

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PREPAREDNESS

Home Defense Should Be A Serious Consideration For All Homeowners: Best Gun For Home Defense

There are few things more likely to start a fight than the discussion of firearms and more specifically, what the best options for a defensive weapon are if you are just starting your emergency preparations. Speaking of opinions, I have my own on the subject of the best weapon you can …

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Great Depression Recipes – Simple Meal Ideas for Hard Times

The Great Depression is almost universally thought of as the darkest time in recent U.S. history from at least a financial standpoint. Like many of you, I know close family members who lived through the depression and their stories of the hardships, but more precisely how they made do regardless of …

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The Most Dangerous States to Live In America During a Collapse

There are many different disasters that would be catastrophic to the United States. An EMP attack that causes the power grid to collapse, a huge natural disaster, or a complete economic collapse far worse than the Great Depression are just three such disasters that would take years to recover from. …

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Wild Mushrooms: What to Eat, What to Avoid

You’ve lost the trail and miscalculated just how much food you needed to bring with you. You stumble upon a sunlit grove with patches of mouthwatering mushrooms – are you saved? The following is an introductory guide for beginning mushroom hunters. Keep reading to learn how you can tell the difference …

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How They Lived Native American Life With 150 Years Ago?

It is always fascinating to see how other people live or to speculate how our ancestors went about their daily lives. The foods they eat, how they care for their children, and their basic everyday activities can tell us quite a bit about them. Today we’re getting a glimpse into …

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Landrace Gardening: The Forgotten Your Ancestors Grew Vegetables

Farming food for the homestead is a labor-intensive and time-consuming process, and you can’t afford to get it wrong. The truth, though, is that every region has its own challenges to which those plants may not be perfectly adapted. The solution? Annually selecting and saving seeds to breed a locally …

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Preparing For The Real Life Challenges: 8 Very Real Threats That Everyone Should Be Prepared

Do you consider yourself to be a prepper? Are you ready to defend your house, protect your family, and protect those you love from danger? Over the years preppers have got a bad rap. Often portrayed as tinfoil hat conspiracy theorists waiting for the end of the world, the mainstream …

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The Most Used Foods By Our Ancestors During Hunger

Necessity really is the mother of invention. When famine strikes, and people are hungry, they start looking for unusual sources of food. Most people wouldn’t dream of eating these things today. But, these ten ingenious foods from history prove there are no picky eaters when food is scarce. Learning what …

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In A Survival Situation, There Are So Many Things to Take Account Of With When Your Life Is On The Line: How to Survive the First 24 Hours after the SHTF

Most of us prep for what is going to happen after a disaster. We store water, food, guns, etc. But all of your prepping supplies are in vain, if you don’t survive the actual event. No matter how well-prepared you are what you do in the first 24 hours after disaster should be …

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