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There are many ways to find more money to put toward food storage. You can buy eFoods Direct food, which is high quality and a good value on a per serving basis. You can also buy only what your family will actually use and rotate your food so none of it is wasted by expiring… Read more »


calendula flower uses

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The calendula flower has a multitude of medicinal uses and should be granted a lengthy row in your off-the-grid pharmacy garden or adorning pots on your front porch. The flower garnered its name because it blooms in a calendar cycle ­— or once each month during the full moon. The calendula is native to the… Read more »


milk bust

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  Dairy farmers are worried about losing their businesses and land if milk futures continue in a downward spiral throughout 2015. In some places in the United States a gallon of milk can now reportedly be purchased for less than $3 per gallon. Milk sales boomed and hit a record high in 2014, but now… Read more »


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Modern scouting workbooks and badges may focus a lot more on technology merit badges, but the old training manuals offer a multitude of back-to-basics skills an easy-to-understand step-by-step instructions. Old Boy Scout manuals prioritize wilderness survival tasks in a no-frills manner that we should still be mimicking today. The wilderness survival skills which abound in… Read more »


preparedness carrers

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  When developing a self-reliance plan for the family, hands-on training should be a constant priority. The “one is none and two is one” philosophy teaches us to have backup for our backup from a supply purchasing standpoint. To be completely self-reliant, we must use that same mindset as a guide when considering how to… Read more »


power grid

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  Despite the importance of a secure and fully functional Emergency Alert System, it is really not surprising that the warning measures have become severely vulnerable. One just has to look at the state of the power grid to grasp the lack of attention the federal government has paid to life-saving infrastructure. If the power… Read more »