August 2016 archive

Aug 31

Why Did FEMA Just Put a Rush Order on 5 Million Bottles Of Water?

Sometimes, we can get a hint of things that are to come by watching what the government is doing to prepare. After all, their intel is way better than ours, … Read the rest The post Why Did FEMA Just Put a Rush Order on 5 Million Bottles Of Water? appeared first on The Organic …

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Aug 31

How to Prepare Acorns for Food and Medicinal Uses

Photo by Tim MacWelch A cracked acorn, in its shell Acorns represent one of the biggest (and most widespread) calorie jackpots in the annual wild plant food harvest, if you can beat the squirrels to them. These high calorie nuts were a staple crop to many of our ancestors around the Northern Hemisphere and we …

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Aug 31

How to Prepare Acorns for Food and Medicinal Uses

Photo by Tim MacWelch A cracked acorn, in its shell Acorns represent one of the biggest (and most widespread) calorie jackpots in the annual wild plant food harvest, if you can beat the squirrels to them. These high calorie nuts were a staple crop to many of our ancestors around the Northern Hemisphere and we …

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Aug 31

24 Little-Known ‘Miracle Plants’ The Navajo Used For Medicine

Artist: Robert Draper   Anyone interested in living off the land or wishing to prepare themselves for a crisis would be wise to study some of their local plants. Native people had an extensive knowledge of which plants, and which parts of the selected plant, were valuable for certain health problems. In this article, we …

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Aug 31

8 Fast-Growing Cover Crops That Will Transform Your Garden (But You Gotta Plant NOW)

Crimson clover. Image source: Pixabay.com There’s no reason why your garden should remain unproductive between fall harvest and spring planting. Planting a cover crop, which isn’t just for big agricultural operations, ensures your garden keeps working hard throughout the offseason. Plant a cover crop after harvest, about four weeks before the first hard frost, and …

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Aug 31

Department of Homeland Security Seeking to Take Control of U.S. Elections

Democrats are claiming hackers have breached a number of election databases and are asking the FBI and DHS to take control of election security. DHS is considering taking control of all election infrastructure, claiming the election is an issue of national Security… […] The post Department of Homeland Security Seeking to Take Control of U.S. …

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Aug 30

A Shipping Container Home that you can actually Ship Anywhere in the World

Over the last couple of years shipping container homes have grown in popularity, but many of them lose their primary function when constructed, the ability to move them throughout the world… […] The post A Shipping Container Home that you can actually Ship Anywhere in the World appeared first on Off Grid Survival – Wilderness …

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Aug 30

Rules for Bartering and Haggling for Survival Goods

Photo by Tim MacWelch Ammo is a useful—and valuable—bartering item. “Hey, I’ll trade you three bullets for that roll of toilet paper.” Bartering for our necessities can be traced back to pre-literate cultures at least 6,000 years ago. And surprisingly, barter is still happening in modern times. In economically challenged countries, people are bartering right …

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Aug 30

Rules for Bartering and Haggling for Survival Goods

Photo by Tim MacWelch Ammo is a useful—and valuable—bartering item. “Hey, I’ll trade you three bullets for that roll of toilet paper.” Bartering for our necessities can be traced back to pre-literate cultures at least 6,000 years ago. And surprisingly, barter is still happening in modern times. In economically challenged countries, people are bartering right …

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Aug 30

Do You Know How to build a stealth shelter?

One of the best ways to get away and be at one with nature is to build a stealth shelter in the forest. Not only are you putting yourself in the most isolated place possible, but you are also aiming to be invisible there. It’s super exciting, and pretty difficult to do this without a …

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