Tara Dodrill

Tara Dodrill is a homesteading and survival journalist and author. She lives on a small ranch with her family in Appalachia. She has been both a host and frequent guest on preparedness radio shows. In addition to the publication of her first book, 'Power Grid Down: How to Prepare, Survive, and Thrive after the Lights go Out', Dodrill also travels to offer prepping tips and hands-on training and survival camps and expos.


7 Important Prepper Documents to Back Up

Preppers should be compiling and storing important documents with the same vigor as we self-reliance minded folks stockpile food, water, and supplies. Both during but especially after a SHTF scenario, paper copies of essential marriage, custody, ownership, and health records preserved digitally may not be accessible (temporarily or ever again) depending upon the nature of …

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The Native American Food Guide For Preppers

Native Americans were “preppers’ ‘centuries before the phrase was ever first uttered. In the most austere of primitive conditions the tribes not only survived, but they thrived. These indigenous people made it through hundreds of harsh winters without starving to death due to their abundance of their food cultivation and preservation techniques. Approximately 60 percent …

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