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.

How to Make Jerky for Your Stockpile

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When you decide what types of food to keep stocked for bug-in or bug-out situations, there are dozens of good choices. Canned goods are great for bug-in situations, but nobody wants to carry all that weight in their pack if they are on the move. Another option would be MREs …

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Cast-Iron Delicacies

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A good cast iron skillet is one of the best tools you can have for your kitchen. It is also great for cooking over a campfire. Cast iron is durable, inexpensive, and easy to use. It evenly distributes heat and holds that heat for long periods of time. This means …

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How to Rehydrate Food

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Dehydrating food is a common practice that our ancestors came up with before today’s dehydrators were invented. It’s the easiest way to ensure that your survival food will be fit for long-term storage. Having a stockpile of dried foods is one of the things people consider when preparing for emergency …

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Is Tap Water Safe to Drink?

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Water is a vital part of every prepper’s plans for a natural disaster or post-SHTF event. Bottled spring water is of course one option for your stockpile. But many people feel that storing tap water is a less expensive option. Tap water is so readily accessible in your home so …

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How to Use Oxygen Absorbers

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While oxygen absorbers are relatively simple to use, there is a lot of misinformation and confusion out there. If you use the absorbers incorrectly, your food will be ruined when you need it the most. This can be fatal to you and your family in a long term disaster and …

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The Best Water Purification Methods

Water is second only to air when it comes to survival. Without water, you cannot survive for more than three days. In other words, in any survival situation, whether the collapse of society has finally arrived or you are stranded in the bush for an unknown amount of time, having …

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How to Make Pemmican

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“Bugging out” is a term that has gained popularity in recent years but it’s actually not a new concept at all. Native Americans used to change camps several times a year as they followed the animal herds and their scouts spent a lot of time on the trail. Born from …

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