Food and Water

Food and water will be one of the most basic survival needs, so it’s best to take care of them ASAP. You’ll need a food and water stockpile, renewable sources of both, plus you need to be covered in ‘bug out’ and ‘get home’ scenarios.

37 More Foods to Hoard for SHTF

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If you’re preparing for a SHTF event, chances are you’ve already started building your food stockpile. There’s absolutely no doubt that having an adequate food supply will be critical to survival when grocery stores and other commercial resources are unavailable or being rationed. We previously published a list of the …

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The Top 12 Edible Bugs for Survival

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You may have heard that there are some bugs that are safe to eat and you may even be aware that cultures around the world include various insects as part of their regular diet. In truth, there are nearly 2,000 edible bugs on the Earth, which means when SHTF, it’s …

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Is Distilled Water Safe to Drink for Survival?

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If you are dehydrated, clean water is clean water, but a common question I have seen popping up is concerning distilled water in a long-term survival situation, specifically consuming a lot of it over time or as a primary water source. Distillation of water is a technology that has been …

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Canning Dilly Beans: Zippy, Tangy, and Delicious

Growing up in the Mennonite community, it seemed like women were always canning things. Canned pickles, tomatoes, peaches, you name it, they canned it. I actually learned how to preserve my food by way of canning just by watching my mom and the other ladies work. For real, my mom …

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19 Survival Uses for Water besides Drinking

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According to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, the estimated amount of water used by an American family is over 300 gallons per day. When you consider all the uses for water in daily life, it’s clear that water is truly one of our most crucial resources.  Without water, many functions …

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Top 5 Survival Food Brands You Should Try

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More than 53% of Americans do not have a minimum three-day supply of non-perishable food and water stored in their home at all times. After watching news footage of countless communities being left cut off from the outside world due to hurricanes, floods, and wild fires in 2017 alone, it …

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