Emergency preparedness: All-season transportation options in a post-SHTF world

When SHTF, getting from one place to another might be harder than usual. For instance, if almost everyone in your area is trying to drive away to safety, then expect heavy traffic to delay your evacuation as well. Law enforcement officers … Continue reading Emergency preparedness: All-season transportation options in a post-SHTF world

Growing Vegetables Is Back in Style: Here’s How to Start Planning Your Garden

Whether you celebrate St. Bridget’s Day, Candlemas, Imbolc, or Groundhog Day, February 2 is coming up. For those of us active in gardening and raising animals in the Northern hemisphere, this means it’s time to think about spring. And that … Continue reading Growing Vegetables Is Back in Style: Here’s How to Start Planning Your Garden

Why are so many Americans suddenly relocating, buying guns and storing up huge quantities of food?

In 2020, we have been watching hundreds of thousands of Americans relocate, gun sales have shattered all previous levels, and people are purchasing and storing huge stockpiles of food. We have seen the American people get deeply concerned about the … Continue reading Why are so many Americans suddenly relocating, buying guns and storing up huge quantities of food?

A List Of 50 Things You Should Get Right Now To Prepare For The Chaotic Events Of The Next 12 Months

People have been asking me to do an article like this for quite some time. In all the years that I have been writing, I have never seen so many of my readers so alarmed about our immediate future. Over … Continue reading A List Of 50 Things You Should Get Right Now To Prepare For The Chaotic Events Of The Next 12 Months

DHS Says That Americans Need to be Prepared for a Power Outage of up to 6 Months

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) urged the public to be prepared for a power outage that may last up to six months. In a report from the agency’s National Infrastructure Advisory Council, it warned that a sudden attack would … Continue reading DHS Says That Americans Need to be Prepared for a Power Outage of up to 6 Months

Knowledge is Power: 31 Crucial Skills for Every Homesteader

Homesteading is a lifestyle that promotes self-sufficiency. To become self-sufficient, it is important to learn most of the prepping and survival skills listed below. (h/t to UKSurvivalGuides.com) Animal breeding – Animal breeding is a reliable cash-generating skill. Aquaponics – Aquaponics … Continue reading Knowledge is Power: 31 Crucial Skills for Every Homesteader

Tips To Prepare For A Nationwide Power Grid Failure

As a prepper, you need to be ready for different kinds of survival scenarios, such as a nationwide power grid failure. (h/t to ReadyNutrition.com) You can make necessary preparations so you can stay off the grid when SHTF. This way, you can avoid getting stuck in a community center with other families. While living off-grid isn’t exactly a walk in the park, it can give you a sense of freedom that you won’t have in a community center full of evacuees. If you want to bug in and live off-grid during a nationwide power grid failure, here are three tips … Continue reading Tips To Prepare For A Nationwide Power Grid Failure

Tips To Prepare For A Nationwide Power Grid Failure

As a prepper, you need to be ready for different kinds of survival scenarios, such as a nationwide power grid failure. (h/t to ReadyNutrition.com) You can make necessary preparations so you can stay off the grid when SHTF. This way, you can avoid getting stuck in a community center with other families. While living off-grid isn’t exactly a walk in the park, it can give you a sense of freedom that you won’t have in a community center full of evacuees. If you want to bug in and live off-grid during a nationwide power grid failure, here are three tips … Continue reading Tips To Prepare For A Nationwide Power Grid Failure

Take Charge Of Your Own Life: The First Steps To Food Independence

Food Independence is a growing concern for many people, especially as access to foods that are free of GMOs, pesticides and other chemicals grows more and more restricted. For many, self-sufficiency is a path not only to independence and readiness, but a path towards a healthier lifestyle overall. Indeed, dependence on Big Agriculture and other corporate schemes is a modern sham — but it is possible to live and eat without depending on corporations. You can even achieve independence from Big Food without having to start your own garden — though that certainly is a worthwhile pursuit. As ProvideYourOwn.com explains, there are … Continue reading Take Charge Of Your Own Life: The First Steps To Food Independence

What To Do If You Can’t Evacuate Before a Hurricane

There are a lot of people stranded in the areas that are likely to be the hardest hit by Hurricane Irma. While it’s easy to say, “Oh, they should have left earlier” and run through the gamut of blame, the fact remains that there are all sorts of reasons that leaving didn’t work out. Gas stations have run dry, which means that people can’t drive their cars to leave. Roads are at a standstill as people all try to leave at once in the biggest mass exodus in American history. Amtrak tickets are sold out. Plane tickets are outrageously expensive, in some cases more than … Continue reading What To Do If You Can’t Evacuate Before a Hurricane

5 Epic Disasters Are Looming Over Us Right Now

Doesn’t it seem like all the disasters are coming at us at the same time? Here are 5 things that will make you glad you’re a prepper. And if you’re not, perhaps this is a cosmic kick in the pants that is telling you that you should be. Here are 5 epic disasters that are happening right now. The five stories below will make you want to double down on your preparedness efforts because between mankind and Mother Nature, things are looking increasingly dangerous. Get the supplies you need to survive here. Sign up here to get daily email updates. Hopefully, the … Continue reading 5 Epic Disasters Are Looming Over Us Right Now

Why Prepping Is The Best Way To Ensure You Have The Supplies You Need Before The Next Disaster

Hurricane Harvey is providing a number of lessons to anyone who is serious about learning them — namely, that prepping is the only legitimate way to make sure that you and your family do not go without following a major disaster or societal collapse. As reported by Homeland Security Newswire, the storm left in its wake terrible destruction, but not just to bridges. Harvey destroyed or otherwise disrupted a lot of critical infrastructure as well, and in particular, the infrastructure needed to move rescuers and supplies into the affected area. The site noted: Harvey’s trail of destruction through southern Texas this week is drawing … Continue reading Why Prepping Is The Best Way To Ensure You Have The Supplies You Need Before The Next Disaster

Beware of the “Dark Side” of Humanity During any Collapse

While there have been countless books, movies and television shows about life after some type of apocalyptic event, chances are none of us will ever actually be forced to experience what its like trying to rebuild society from the ground up. More than likely, the majority of us will never be so hungry that we’re forced to get food from somewhere other than the local supermarket, craft our own tools and weapons just to make it through the day, or make decisions that are a matter of life or death. All that being said, there is still a burning question … Continue reading Beware of the “Dark Side” of Humanity During any Collapse