Tara Dodrill

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.

Survival Notes March 9th 2018

survival notes march 9 2018

For non-preppers, it’s spring cleaning time of year. But for our self-reliant tribe, growing our own groceries preparations are getting in full swing. Many of us have been afflicted with that dreaded disease…cabin fever. This incredibly harsh winter after several years of mild ones, seems like it will never come …

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Survival Notes Feb 25th 2018

survival notes feb 25 2018

When you approach prepping as a lifestyle choice, as “Life Assurance,” you often get to test your self-reliance skills and stockpile. One of the greatest preparedness assets should be what is beneath your feet…your home. It took us close to three years to find the perfect land for our survival …

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Survival Notes Feb 18th 2018

survival notes feb 18 2018

My prepping this week was done almost entirely indoors. We are still living in a massive mud bog – snow pit combo environment. My hubby has been fighting a futile battle trying to keep our road looking like something that more or else actually resembles as road and is passable …

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Survival Notes – February 12th 2018

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How did you prep this week? On our homesteading survival retreat we worked on adding an essential off grid component to our prepper haven. I shocked my hubby when I told him what I wanted for Valentine’s Day this year….an outhouse! Most ladies would request jewelry and not ask for …

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