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.

The Ultimate Survival Mobile Chicken Coop

DIY survival chicken coop

Portable chicken coops are ideal for preppers who keep small livestock as part of their survival plan. With a mobile chicken coop you can save both space and money without sacrificing predator proofing materials – and use the meat and egg bird enclosure like a chicken tractor, as well. Preppers …

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How to Make a Burn Barrel

burn barrel

Growing up country, burn barrels area part of our way of life. Not all preppers spent their childhoods running up and down dirt roads in their bare feet and playing in the woods. But when SHTF, literally all preppers will need to figure out ways to safely dispose of trash, …

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Wild Berries Foraging for Survival

black raspberries foraging

Foraging for wild berries is definitely a prickly adventure, but the payoff is definitely worth all of the bother. Growing, raising, and hunting for your own groceries are the primary parts of a survival food plan, but foraging may also be essential to staving off starvation during a long-term disaster. …

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9 Ways to Keep Rodents out of Your Stockpile

anti-rodent spray ingredients

Protecting your stockpile from rodents can seem like a never ending battle – especially when you appear to be losing the war. Not only is it essential that we keep our stockpiled preps out of the paws and mouths of rodents now, but especially after the actual SHTF event. If …

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