Category Archive: Food

DIY Kratky’s Passive Gardening System

DIY Kratky’s Passive Gardening System Just as good as passive gardening is being able to set the system up yourself. It could make you the envy of all the gardeners in your circle who spend hours planting, sowing, weeding, watering, fertilizing, etc.. while you enjoy your day doing other things. Then when it is harvest …

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3 Indian Fry Bread Recipes (Bannock)

3 Indian Fry Bread Recipes (Bannock) Bannock is the one of the preferred survival foods of the first mountain men settling the wild west. Not only did it provide them with the carbs needed for the tenuous trek of the day ahead but it was quick and easy to make in most cases over an …

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10 Survival Foods You Can Grow Infographic

10 Survival Foods You Can Grow Infographic I like an infographic, they are always helpful without having to search through an article to find just what I want. On the internet they are often hard to read because they need to be shrunk down to an unreadable size to fit the constraints of social media sites. …

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Stockpiling Foods by Region

Stockpiling Foods by Region I took this article in a different direction did the author. I see it as having value in a different context. We all pretty much know what grows well in our geographical region and what doesn’t, even if we aren’t growing it ourselves. But when we are planning our survival pantry we do …

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Navigating U Pick Farms Like a Pro

Navigating U Pick Farms Like a Pro Maybe you don’t have the space or time to grow your own fruits and veggies but would still like to get them fresh out of the ground, off the tree or off the bush. That’s where the U pick farms can help! Even if you do grow the …

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Determining If A Plant Is Edible

Determining If A Plant Is Edible In any survival scenario it is really important that you be able to identify plants to be welcomed and those to be avoided. Some plants are so deadly that touching them can make you ill never mind eating them! (See which are most deadly linked in this post The …

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Amaranth Tutorial

Amaranth Tutorial What is amaranth? What is it used for? Is it even edible? and Why the heck would I want to store it? Amaranth is indeed a grain. It can be used in many ways like wheat without the concerns of gluten sensitivity or celiac disease issues. It also can be toasted and used …

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23 Crucial Items to Store

23 Crucial Items to Store Everyone has an idea of what must be stockpiled as part of your food storage.  Preppers will tell you to store what you eat and to eat what you store. This creates a first in first out rotation system which will insure your storage is viable come the time you …

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Post SHTF Dumpster Diving

Post SHTF Dumpster Diving Many of us stockpile so that until we can get a sustainable source of fresh food we won’t have to go hungry, stand in a hand out line or stoop to dumpster diving. Our featured blog in this post challenges that thinking. In all honesty the thinking behind the recommendations make sense. …

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FREE Download USDA Complete Guide to Home Canning

FREE Download USDA Complete Guide to Home Canning Canning safely is a mega important task to learn. If done incorrectly you could actually poison yourself and family. Not only dangerous to eat but wasteful if you feel it isn’t safe and must dispose of it. The best reference you can have on home canning correctly …

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