zucchini

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Many of us grow a garden, whether to supplement our food supply or to store or dehydrate them for future use. We deserve to enjoy the fruits of our labors. There are, however, four friends that can really help your garden do well. Do you plan for them in your garden? Marigold Firstly, we have… Read more »


survival tools

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  Prepping tools surely include the standard hand tools found at any local hardware store, but industrious preppers are always on the lookout for dual-purpose, durable, inexpensive and lightweight homesteading and self-defense tools that can enhance the family’s overall chance of survival. This portion of the eFoodsDirect Fall Survival Guide series will highlight both the… Read more »


prepping how to guide

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  The final installment of the eFoodsDirect Fall Survival Guide is a roundup of prepping how-to projects that might just boggle the mind. In just a few short generations, many Americans have become so divorced from the self-reliant mindset and skills of our ancestors that completing a simple home improvement project generates anxiety and a… Read more »


how to tap a sugar maple tree

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  Food, water, and shelter are the three basics of survival and always remain a top priority for preppers. Growing (and raising) your own food and budgeting for purchases of long-term storage food are the best ways to make sure that your family does not starve during a disaster. Utilizing what nature offers us to… Read more »


cabin in woods

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With all the concerns lately about natural and non-natural disasters, including the economy, some people are choosing to prepare a bug-out location they will go to when they are ready to go off-grid. What are some things to take into consideration when you look for a place to bug out? First of all, ideally you’ll… Read more »


the harbinger

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  Economic collapse could be looming on the horizon. Preppers across America have long worried that we were headed in the wrong financial direction. The federal government continually spends far more than the massive entity takes in, 47 million people (a new record) are on taxpayer-funded assistance, Obamacare has caused massive layoffs, and hundreds of… Read more »


turmeric

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  Turmeric is an extremely versatile spice and offers a host of health benefits and survival uses. While the little orange powdery substance may be best known as a primary ingredient in Indian curries, it is also highly regarded as a natural emergency medical must-have for preppers and homesteading families. Curcumin is a compound only found… Read more »