Discover how burdock can be a valuable addition to your food and water preparation skills Get tips and insights on using this powerful plant to enhance your health and sustain your diet.
The purpose of this guide is to give you some ideas on how to fit in a few critical tasks that will give you piece of mind now and in rough times.
How to use Cattails as a food source.
In emergency situations, everyone should have a reliable safe water supply for a minimum of three days.
In case of emergencies and disasters whether urban or natural, it is advisable that people should have food supply for each person, good for at least three days. This is in case you don’t get rescued or can’t get out from where you are temporarily staying to search for food and water. It is also recommended that all foods stored are non-perishable.
Emergency food and water are the basic supplies needed to survive any emergency and as a general rule most preparedness experts recommend a 3 days supply of emergency food and water.
How to make a free root cellar for organic fruit and vegetables in any home. No electricity or cellar is needed. A discarded freezer becomes an asset in the sustainable low maintenance organic garden.
We’ve had many people ask us what they need in order to store wheat for long periods of time. There are so many options when it comes to the long term storage of wheat – how can you know what you really need and what is a waste of money? The good news is that wheat itself is built to keep for a very long time!
When designing your heating and cooling system, geothermal systems can be a wonderful choice.
What would your life be like if you were to be without power at your home for a week, two weeks, a month, 6 months? Join us as we discuss why this might happen, and how to go about starting down the road of getting prepared.
Green roofs are a great way to do something for the environment and something for your energy costs. They also look great.
Make the most of firewood for your winter heating: Learn the tricks on how to select, store, and burn firewood for maximum efficiency.
How to survive power outages using a copper reflux still.
When the weather is nice, a day hike can turn into hours of meandering along trails. It’s easy to run out of water. I’ve even forgotten to repack my water bottle after taking a break. Streams and ponds may be everywhere, but don’t be tempted. You have no idea if that water is safe to drink. Potable water is available if you know what to look for.
Natural wood charcoal has many uses. We use charcoal on our homestead on a weekly basis. You can use it for grilling, a heat source, gardening, water filtration, making pine glue, and more. Natural wood charcoal is also very expensive, but easy to make.