Urban Survival Gardening Gear

Being able to produce your own food after SHTF will be critical to urban survival. Gardening, although taking a large amount of time, will supply you and your family with the nutrients you need after your food storage runs dry. Farming is incredibly laborious and without the right tools, will be a painstaking job to get done. Farming tools such as a wheelbarrow are force multipliers that make your job a hell of a lot of easier.

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3 Edible Weeds Every Prepper Should Know for When SHTF

Foraging herbs and weeds post collapse

You may be surprised to know that for the most part… we are surrounded by free food. Our lawns are teaming with edible weeds that can be found virtually anywhere in the world. In this post, we highlight the 3 most commonly found/known edible weeds. Post collapse, it’s going to be essential that you’re educated in foraging food from your environment and making the most from what you have. Aside from these 3 edible weeds, there are hundreds more and you should spend the time researching the ones most common to your region.

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Urban Survival DVD Review for Food Production Systems for a Backyard or Small Farm

If you’re thinking of growing your own food, you better know what you’re doing. Farming is a skill set that’s quickly being lost and forgotten with the new generation, and it’s more important then ever to learn it now! Peak oil, resource depletion and the collapse of society is coming right around the bend and if you’re not growing your own food now, you’ll be multiplying the amount of suffering you and your family will experience when SHTF. Luckily it’s not too late, and we have a great product for you, that will give you a great introduction to growing your own food.

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Mini-Farming: Self-Sufficiency on ¼ acre – Book Review

The agricultural sector is very important in the world. All countries rely on it for basic day to day needs and it is a big player in the economy.  Homesteading is very beneficial as a lifestyle of self-sufficiency that can guarantee a person will be fully independent.

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Seed to Seed: Seed Saving and Growing Techniques for Vegetable Gardeners – Book Review

Homesteading is known as a lifestyle of self-sufficiency. It’s characterized by different forms of agriculture, food preservation and sometimes the production of different kinds of crafts on a small-scale level. Homesteading more or less allows people to live frugally, while saving valuable and edible resources in a world that usually avoids recycling edible goods into newer food resources.

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The Urban Homestead: Your Guide to Self-Sufficient Living in the Heart of the City – Book Review

There are many books available that claim to cover the topic of self-sufficiency, but many fail to cover this topic adequately. However, The Urban homestead is a book that is informative and relevant on the topic of homesteading. Unlike most other homesteading books this doesn’t try to inform the reader of ways to recreate a homestead that isn’t modern. For example, many other homesteading guides often try to teach readers how to recreate nineteenth century homesteads that are not possible in today’s times.

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The Backyard Homestead – Book Review

Anyone interested in farming, raising livestock, or growing their own food could learn something from the book The Backyard Homestead. Whether you have 1/4 acre of land or a vast expanse of space to work with, homesteading is possible almost anywhere. From tiny seedlings up through dairy cows, author Carleen Madigan gives advice and how-to information on a variety of everyday small-scale farming operations. Suburban gardeners and novice working farm owners alike can learn about the skills and resources needed for any size farm.

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Basic Butchering of Livestock & Game – Book Review

Those individuals that are interested in homesteading should know that it is very important to know how to go about butchering livestock and any possible game that you might encounter.  If you are serious about butchering then you have to make sure that you are getting this book.  You will never be in the dark again.

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The 3 Unseen Dangers in your Food Stockpile…

Stockpile, Hoard, Stash, Cache. No matter what you choose to call it, storing an ample food supply is an essential part of any survival plan. No surprise there right? When disaster strikes, grocery stores are stripped down to nothing but rows and rows of empty shelves in a matter of hours. So yeah. No surprises there. But what will surprise you is just how dangerous it is to depend on even the best stockpile… hoard… stash… or cache…

 

Because no matter what you call it, if that is the end all answer to your food supply, you are putting your family at risk for starvation. Let me fill you in on exactly why this is, and exactly what you can do about it:

 

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A Modern Famine? It’s Closer Than You Think

Wait… a famine? Yes. And the threat is much more real than you would have imagined. The idea of a worldwide famine in these modern times may at first seem far-fetched but the truth I’m about to share will change your mind of that forever. You don’t need to go farther than the pages of recent history for ABSOLUTE PROOF that a debilitating food shortage is not only likely, but may in fact be just around the corner.

 

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