Enough Food For A Year (Level 3 Preparedness)

Enough Food For A Year (Level 3 Preparedness) by Ken Jorgustin for Modern Survival Blog “Prepping and Preparedness 3” is a level of being prepared for up to 1 year. Check the series overview for my logic and reasoning why I split it the way that I did. And also re-read the sections on Food Preparedness for Level 1 & 2. The following information is intended as a guideline. The details will require research, time, and work on your end. But it’s really not complicated. Lets get started: Food Storage Beyond…

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3 Easy Ways to Take Herbal Tinctures and Help the Medicine Go Down

3 Easy Ways to Take Herbal Tinctures and Help the Medicine Go Down by Sara Tipton for Ready Nutrition Tinctures bypass the need to digest entire herbs in the gut and are easily absorbed by the body. Because they are concentrated, the taste leaves a lot to be desired. Here are 3 easy ways to dilute the flavor and help the medicine go down. As people turn away from taking pills and the pharmaceutical companies’ side effect-riddled remedies, many look to herbal tinctures as a more natural and holistic approach…

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PREPAREDNESS: A WINTER SURVIVAL KIT FOR YOUR CAR

PREPAREDNESS: A WINTER SURVIVAL KIT FOR YOUR CAR by Mac Slavo for SHTFPlan It’s time to get your winter survival kit upgraded and thoroughly audited. Before the first winter storm hits, you should audit your car’s winter survival kit to make sure you’ve got what you need and nothing is missing or expired. If you want the guesswork taken out of preparing a winter survival kit for your car, that’s an option that is available. Ready America has a cold-weather survival kit for one person and it costs less than $65. However, if…

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Water Source & Storage is Critical (Level 3 Preparedness)

Water Source & Storage is Critical (Level 3 Preparedness) by Ken Jorgustin for Modern Survival Blog “Prepping and Preparedness 3” is a level of being prepared for up to 1 year. Check the series overview for my logic and reasoning why I split it the way that I did. Sourcing, Transporting, & Storing Water | #1 Priority You can store water fairly easily for the time frames of most aftermath scenarios of disruption. Level 1 & 2 preparedness will have you covered for nearly any likely emergency or disaster. That…

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Plantain: The Ugly Little Edible ‘Weed’ That Heals And Soothes

Plantain: The Ugly Little Edible ‘Weed’ That Heals And Soothes by: Tricia Drevets for Off the Grid News If you do not chemically treat your yard, chances are very good that you have some plantain growing there. Plantain – not to be confused with the banana-like fruit of the same name – is a common weed found throughout North America. Native Americans have called plantain “Whiteman’s Foot” because it seems to spring up everywhere. Although many consider plantain to be a noxious weed, it has been used for centuries by…

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How to Prepare for a Flu Pandemic

How to Prepare for a Flu Pandemic by Tara Dodrill for The Survivalist Blog Flu pandemics can affect a significant portion of the population before a government health agency even realizes the cases of a rapidly spreading illness are connected. Even a mild to moderate level pandemic can spiral out of control quickly during (or after) a SHTF event. During normal times, a flu pandemic has the capability to kill tens of thousands of people over the course of a few short weeks or months. During a long-term disaster, the…

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Can You Live Without a Fridge?

Can You Live Without a Fridge? by Megan Stewart for The Survivalist Blog Can you live without a fridge? I posed this question to my teenage daughter and her immediate response was, “why would someone want to live with no fridge?” I imagine many people might respond the same way. But there are people doing it. Some by choice, some not. Many people in impoverished countries live without a fridge every day. And yes, there are some people choose to live without traditional refrigeration simply because they can. So it…

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Nickel Iron Battery Off Grid Energy Storage | Last One You’ll Ever Need

Nickel Iron Battery Off Grid Energy Storage | Last One You’ll Ever Need by Ken Jorgustin for Modern Survival Blog The Nickel Iron battery from Iron Edison of Denver, Colorado, is an updated version of Thomas Edison’s battery design that he considered to be nearly perfect. For Off-Grid energy storage and renewable energy systems, this battery will likely be the last one you’ll ever buy. Why? Because it’s nearly indestructible and lasts up to 30 years! (UPDATED 2019) COST ANALYSIS (further down the page) Edison’s battery recipe used iron oxide and nickel…

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Bulk Freeze Dried or Dehydrated Food Storage | Eat It! Test It!

Bulk Freeze Dried or Dehydrated Food Storage | Eat It! Test It! by Ken Jorgustin for Modern Survival Blog This weekend Mrs.J and I went through some of our bulk emergency food storage for preparedness. You should do this on a semi-regular basis. Here’s why: Eat some, and be sure that you like it. Food Rotation so it doesn’t go bad Eat Your Freeze Dried Food What if you don’t like it? Does it taste off or bad? Is it getting way beyond it’s recommended use-by date? Most freeze dried or…

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How to Stock a Prepper Pantry

How to Stock a Prepper Pantry by Tess Pennington for Ready Nutrition Those of you who plan to take the first steps toward preparing for emergencies may feel a bit overwhelmed at first. Here is a pantry primer on the easiest course to get started in creating a well-stocked emergency food pantry. The overall goal of our emergency food pantry is to have a wide array of nutritious foods stored away in order to carry us through an emergency. In my book, The Prepper’s Cookbook, I wrote how firmly I believe…

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