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.

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20 Survival Skills You Can Learn While Stuck in Your Home

Learning new survival skills or honing existing ones doesn’t necessarily involve spending a weekend roughing it in the woods or going to some type or training facility. While many of the most important hands-on training does occur outdoors, there are extremely valuable survival skills you can learn right now while sitting inside your home. Watching …

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How to Grow and Use Jerusalem Artichokes (Sunchokes)

Growing Jerusalem artichokes can keep both your and your survival livestock well fed during a long-term disaster – with barely any manual labor from you required in the process. A single Jerusalem artichoke plant is capable of producing 200 pounds of nutrient-rich tubers that is safe for both humans and livestock to eat. Jerusalem Artichoke …

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