How to Get Rid of Roaches Fast


No matter where you live in the world, you’re probably familiar with cockroaches and what a pain they can be when they invade your home. In a SHTF situation, cockroaches will thrive in abandoned homes and buildings which means they may become even more of a problem for everyone as they multiply unchecked Roaches carry … Read more

Here’s My Chicken Coop [PHOTOS]

diy chicken coop

Chickens are a staple on nearly every survival homestead. You don’t have to live in a rural area (although every prepper should) to keep meat and egg birds as part of your food security survival plan. Self-reliant folks who live in a small town or even the suburbs can keep chickens or ducks – as … Read more

How to Make 2 Types of Cough Syrup

cough syrup

There’s nothing that can make you or a loved one feel worse than having a cold with a nasty cough or sore throat to go along with it. Trying to treat cold and cough with over the counter medications can get pricey. Believe it or not, all those cough medicines in the pharmacy boil down … Read more

How Much Land is Enough to Live Off?

One of the best ways to prepare for an extended crisis is to relocate to a remote property where you can live off the land and be as self-sufficient as possible. If you’ve been a survivalist or a prepper for any amount of time, you’ve probably figured this out and have at least begun to … Read more

How to Build a Potato Box for Almost Free


One of the staples for many families is potatoes. They can be used to create a variety of different meals and when stored in a cool, dry place, they have a fairly decent shelf life. For long term storage, you can even dehydrate potatoes, so it makes sense to include them as part of your … Read more

The Mittleider Gardening Method


Simply put, the Mittleider System is the result of ‘Nearly six decades… of almost constant study, research, and field application on food production problems in many parts of the world’ by Jacob Mittleider, which produced ‘a synthesis of the best features of several major methods of gardening’ (quoting Mittleider Soil Bed Gardening). In practical terms, … Read more

How to Store Your Harvest

how to store your harvest

There is nothing as depressing as taking the time to grow enough food for the winter, only to find it spoiled just a short while afterwards. From apples and pears to potatoes and squash, this guide will teach you exactly how to store and manage the dozens of crops from your harvest, to have a … Read more