Food Supply

MRE Comparison: MRE Star Vs Western Frontier Warfighter

MRE Comparison: MRE Star Vs Western Frontier Warfighter

There is a lot of interest in MREs. I am going to try to compare a few over the next few months so that you can see a little more…

How to Dehydrate Food

How to Dehydrate Food

Dehydrating food is an ancient technique that has improved thanks to the modernization of the process. Food that is Dehydrated has undergone a process by which the moisture level of…

Recipe Friday:Making Blueberry Jam From Fresh Blueberries

Recipe Friday:Making Blueberry Jam From Fresh Blueberries

Matt and I planted a lot of blueberries when we first started out up here on the mountain. Some were just sticks while others were more substantial plants in pots…

How To Make Pemmican

How To Make Pemmican

One of the older survival foods out there is pemmican. Pemmican is a mixture of dried meat, fruit, and fat that has been combined into a shelf stable superfood. Some…

How To Choose The Right Fermenting Crock: Best Fermenting Crocks

How To Choose The Right Fermenting Crock: Best Fermenting Crocks

Fermentation is an ancient way to preserve food that fits squarely into the modern prepper world. The process is by far less complicated than canning food, and it provides an…

How to Make Your Own DIY MREs – Homemade MRE Tips

How to Make Your Own DIY MREs – Homemade MRE Tips

Upon request from our readers, I was asked to make a follow-up to the MRE article. In there, I had mentioned that creating your own MRE is more efficient and…

Babydoll Sheep Vs Shetland Sheep For Homesteading

Babydoll Sheep Vs Shetland Sheep For Homesteading

Over the past few years I have mentioned our sheep a lot and have written a few posts. Well the day has finally come where we are switching breeds over time….

Best DIY Portable, Protein Rich, Survival Food That Won’t Break the Bank

Best DIY Portable, Protein Rich, Survival Food That Won’t Break the Bank

In this article we will look briefly back in history at a time when both fuel and food were in short supply. Will it happen again? At some point it is indeed possible…

The Salmon Derby: 6 Cans of Salmon Taste Tested + Instructions For Canning Your Own Fish At Home

The Salmon Derby: 6 Cans of Salmon Taste Tested + Instructions For Canning Your Own Fish At Home

It has a been a while since we did our last meat comparison. With the site switching to a new format, this one got put on the back burner but…

Best Hatchets and Knives For Butchering and Dressing

Best Hatchets and Knives For Butchering and Dressing

When it comes to skinning and butchering game and livestock, not all knives are up to the task. While the impression may be that someone can do everything with a…

The Pros and Cons Of Mini or Dwarf Livestock

The Pros and Cons Of Mini or Dwarf Livestock

When it comes to raising livestock you have to be careful when picking out what animals and breeds to invest your time and money in. Mini livestock have gained popularity…

Garden Tower Review

Garden Tower Review

The Garden Tower was sent to us for an honest review. I have been late in reviewing it because my growing season was cut short last year due to a…

The 13 Best Staples to Consider for a Survival Garden this Spring

The 13 Best Staples to Consider for a Survival Garden this Spring

Editor’s Note: This resource has been revised and updated for 2019. Survival gardens are difficult to define. In this blog, the focus is on garden foods that offer extra benefit as…

Sustainable Eating – Food Preservation for the Modern World

Sustainable Eating – Food Preservation for the Modern World

Sustainable Eating – the idea and practice of creating food production that you can maintain year after year. The idea that we must buy food is a product of urbanization….

Soil Health – Building Sustainable Gardens

Soil Health – Building Sustainable Gardens

Moving from growing a simple garden to planting a sustainable garden that provides most of your food intake for the year takes a little bit of work. If you jump…

Time For Spring Gardens! Seed Companies & Tips To Get Started Now!

Time For Spring Gardens! Seed Companies & Tips To Get Started Now!

Spring is here, and that means it is time to get started on gardens.  I wanted to put together a list of seed companies I think are reliable and offer…