One of the most popular topics within the survival and prepping community is firearms, and it seems there are as many opinions as there are people. Although there is a great deal of disagreement on which guns and what type of ammo you should stockpile, there are a few calibers
As we near the end of summer, you might have canning and long-term food storage on your mind. If you are building up your food supplies for an emergency situation, you want to make the most of your resources and your space. However, it pays to be picky when it
For the dedicated homesteader or prepper, stockpiling isn’t something with a beginning or an end, it just is. You start your adventure by building a stockpile of food and you never really end it. While the heavy push for stockpiling might come to an end, the reality of stockpiling never
When stockpiling supplies in your home for survival and disaster preparedness, there are certain items that may run out quicker than you realize. Think about it: A large-scale economic collapse is going to last for months, if not years. An EMP attack will knock the power grid down on a
It’s hard to quantify, but the modern prepping movement has at least, in part, been caused by the government. I am not referencing fear in the government doing something stupid that would force us into survival mode (although that is possible), but instead in promoting the idea of disaster preparedness.
One of the biggest questions facing anyone who is trying to prepare for disasters is that of time. How long will the crisis last? How long will it take for society to get back to normal? This question drives everyone’s stockpiling efforts — most especially, the decision about how much
It’s easy to think that the modern preparedness movement is a unique phenomenon. Most of us grew up during a time when the economy was growing, the government seemed to be more responsive to the will of the people, and everyone was busy chasing the American Dream. But if we