How To Live Without Electricity for the Rest of Your Life

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There are many reasons people choose to live without electricity. For some, it’s simply because they choose to live remotely and no electricity is available. For others, it’s a conscious choice to be more self-sufficient. Regardless of the reason, living without electricity involves some sacrifices and a lot of hard work – but it’s definitely … Read more

Growing Amaranth for Survival

amaranth

If you’re looking to build a stockpile of food for “just in case,” amaranth is one of the smartest kinds of foods to have on hand. A grain crop, amaranth can also be harvested as a leafy green. In addition to serving as an abundant food source, it provides many other benefits in a survival … Read more

Jerusalem Artichoke – How to Grow Tons of It

Jerusalem artichoke

Many preppers do not know that the prettiest crop they can grow in their garden is also capable of producing up to 200 pounds of food. Jerusalem artichokes are not your mainstream or traditional farm crop, but they should be in every survival garden. Jerusalem artichokes are not really an artichoke at all. These plants, … Read more

Is Rainwater Collection Illegal?

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Is the harvesting of rain illegal? The internet seems to think so, at least some parts of it. For clarity, when I say “harvesting of rainwater” I am referring specifically to the collection of rain falling from the sky before it hits the ground, not taking water out of an aquifer, reservoir or anything else. … Read more