survival-gear

Avoiding, Recognizing, and Treating Hypothermia Symptoms
January 6, 2020 · · Self-Reliance

An enemy lurks in the coldest depths of the land, taking thousands of victims. But it’s not wildlife. It’s the cold itself.

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10 Frugal Homemade Fire Starters for Your Hearth or Emergency Pack
August 27, 2019 · · Self-Reliance

Add to Favorites Save money on your survival gear list by making items from scratch. Homemade fire starters combine free or upcycled materials with inexpensive combustibles. Whether you need to …

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We Prepare, But We Are Not Preppers

Because we raise our own food and run an organic farm, we are often asked if we are “preppers”. This often comes from people who’ve not been educated from folks who lived through the great depression or experienced life before technology and consumerism.

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How to Keep Cool This Summer

Add to Favorites By Alexis Griffee With summer fast approaching, we look forward to longer days, barbecues and more time to enjoy our family and farms.  Despite our appreciation for summer, …

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A Complete Bug Out Bag List
March 13, 2019 · · Self-Reliance

Add to Favorites Some call it a 72-hour kit; others call it a get home bag. List what you need for three days, pack it in a portable container, and …

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How to Make Homemade Firestarters, Candles and Matches

Add to Favorites By Bob Schrader – Imagine it’s been raining and your campsite is drenched. The matches got damp and you need to start a campfire to warm up and …

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Get Home Bag List: A Vital Component of Readiness

For most people, home is where you will want to be during a crisis. That’s where you have the bulk of your emergency essentials and where you’ll find the assistance and support of your family and possibly your neighbors

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Water: The Most Important Emergency Essential

Add to Favorites By Lauren Clark – When people discuss emergency essentials and preparedness, many think of food storage first. Water is usually an afterthought, if a thought at all. However, water …

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Add Kerosene Lanterns to Your Off The Grid Living Supplies

Add to Favorites By Jack Chapis If you’re like me, then you are proud to be part of your homestead heritage. I use oil lamps because of the soft nature of …

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