Stockpiling

How to build a survival stockpile from the ground up, that will last you 3 days, a few weeks, months, and up to a year.

 

You’re going to need water, food, tools, gear, means to cook and consume your food, electronics, batteries and much more. You also need to rotate your stockpile and protect your food from enemies such as light, moisture, and air.

67+ Bartering Items for Post SHTF

Once the SHTF, you will realize there are things you need that you don’t have on hand. Paper money may not hold any value at this time. Rather, you need to have items or skills on hand that you can use to barter with others for your essentials. Even those …

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47 Foods to Dehydrate for Your Stockpile

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Preserving your own food and building up your food storage isn’t easy. It takes a lot of time, money, and effort but putting up your harvest and having food on hand is an essential part of any survival plan. Dehydrating your own food can make the process quicker, easier, and …

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Survival Uses for Alcohol: Vodka, Whiskey, and Rum

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When writing articles about potential survival situations like SHTF or TEOTWAWKI, we need to consider the many uses of the items we will have on hand. So many things have a multitude of uses. It’s a good idea to get acquainted with them, so we can prep our stockpile accordingly. …

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Seed Storage for Survival

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When I purchased my first house, I could not wait to start planting.  I was about 26 years old and bought a small, three bedroom on a small lot.  There was no landscaping, and with an agronomic background I started planning right away.  I added a bed with shrubs and …

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How to Set up a Prepping Budget

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There’s an old saying my dad told me that goes: If there’s nowhere to get shade from the sun the best time to plant a tree was 5 years ago. We can take this saying and apply it to prepping. If a disaster comes, the best time to start prepping …

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How to Inspect Your Survival Stockpile

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Being prepared for disaster is an ongoing process.  It’s not something you just do one time and then forget about until disaster strikes.  This means that once you’ve collected your stockpile and written down plans for each and every disaster scenario that could hit your way, you don’t just leave …

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