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In a terrible scenario of an economic collapse or some type of natural or man-made disaster, will we wish we had a bug out location, food storage, weapons to protect ourselves, garden seeds, and access to water. But that’s not all. You may think you’ll be self-sufficient. But that won’t work. FEMA is not the… Read more »


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Why do a dry run of bugging-out? Because all of us overestimate how much we can take, and waiting till we absolutely need to bug-out might cost us our lives. Here’s my experience: I decided one day I would simply load up my truck to see how long it took and how well it would… Read more »


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Water is critical to have in an emergency, so hopefully you’ve been storing some. Ideally, you should have a water filtration product to help with your water purification needs. eFoods Direct sells several types, from large countertop filers for use all the time to smaller ones that fit in a backpack for hiking. I have… Read more »


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When it comes to seeds and gardening, you’ve probably heard the terms “heirloom”, “organic”, “GMO”, “non-gmo”, “hybrid”, and more. Here are the basics of what those terms mean and what you should have to be able to feed yourself and your family. Heirloom – it means the original seeds our great, great, great, grandparents used to… Read more »


vegetables

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A secret garden? What does that mean? Why start one? A secret garden in today’s terms means a garden that is started and maintained in the wilderness, one that most people wouldn’t recognize if they came across it, nor is it found from the sky with a helicopter or drone (in other words, there aren’t… Read more »


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When it comes to food storage and preparation, one of the things I always emphasize to folks is how important it is to be familiar with your food. Far too often people amass a respectable food storage supply and then that’s it. It stops there. It reminds me of an incident that I experienced a… Read more »


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One question none of us want to think about, and that makes us squirm in our seats, is what will we do when our food storage runs out? It won’t take long for the grocery stores to be empty. Then what? If you are growing your own food, you can replenish your food storage during… Read more »