The Boston Bombings left a lot of people hurt, confused, and desperate for answers. Though many questions have yet to be answered, and they may never be answered, there are some things we can learn from the trauma. We need to be more prepared for the unexpected.
In the central California area near where I live, they grow 80 percent of the world’s almond crop on 60 million almond trees. These trees won’t produce nuts unless honeybees are there to pollinate them, so to get the job done, every spring California almond growers rent beehives that are shipped by truck from out… Read more »
I am the only 21-year-old I know that has a personal food storage. I’m sure there are others like me out there, but my friends disagree. I have been teased from here to South Africa (literally) for my month-supply of emergency food and water. But the joke is on those who think they will just… Read more »
Knowledge is Power (KiP) When the time comes for preparing all your supplies for storage, there are three basic ways to store them. This is something that all preppers really need to consider when preparing all their supplies and where to store them. The three ways are: Storage is locations for items that you use… Read more »
Most Americans waste 25 to 30 percent of their food. Yup, that is the percentage of once-edible food that winds up in the trash instead of feeding the family. Knowing how to use up everything you have and avoid food waste can make a difference in your home in so many ways.
My husband and I bought Jeffrey Smith’s book “Genetic Roulette” a couple years ago, and it was really interesting, so I’m excited that they’ve come out with a movie with the same title. The movie tells about what GMOs (genetically modified organisms) are, how they came to be in our food, and it describes the… Read more »
I remember how excited I was when I received my first shipment from efoodsdirect. The large boxes arrived with all of the fanfare that could be provided by myself and my three young children. The neighbor asked if it was “Christmas in July.” Knowing that my family was a little closer to food security, having… Read more »
Electra from Bismarck, ND asked: Yonis, in a TEOTWAWKI scenario when people have to walk long distances, what type of footwear would you recommend? A Great question Ms Electra. This is a very common item that is overlooked in folks bug out back packs. “Survival Footwear” is a very crucial item that everyone needs to… Read more »
Almost anywhere you go this summer, the heat is brutal. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) recently stated this month that the last twelve months (July 2011 to June 2012) were the warmest on record for the contiguous United States. In fact, with the exception of Washington, every single state in the contiguous United… Read more »
We’ve looked at several ways that you can protect your preparations: you can hide them (or at least keep quiet about them), you can plan to share your preparations, or, you can defend them. Last time we started talking about passive defense options (big dogs), and we’ll be discussing a couple more of those before… Read more »