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.

Does Bottled Water Ever Expire?

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Bottled water is just about as simple a prep as can be had. Water is essential to life and hygiene, and most folks properly begin their journey to emergency preparedness with the first baby step of stashing an extra case of bottled water. Over time, one case becomes two, then …

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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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64 Healthy Foods for Your Survival Stockpile

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Stockpiling food in preparation for a long-term disaster is essential for your survival. But, if you do not stash the right type of food, truly healthy food, the chances of you and your loved ones making it through a SHTF scenario, could be greatly diminished. The amount of manual labor …

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Year-Long Guide to Food Stockpiling

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Building a stockpile is one of the main goals of a prepper. You want to have a stockpile created to last through an emergency scenario. That scenario might be a job loss or something catastrophic, such as an EMP. No matter the situation, a stockpile still has the same goal …

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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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