So What Exactly Can You Store in a Root Cellar?

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Root cellars might be old fashioned, but they still work wonderfully for storing food and other goods. This is because they maintain a generally constant, cool temperature and low humidity level, both helping the gods kept in them to last longer than they would otherwise. This simple but highly effective method of preservation has been … Read more

How to Prepare Your Homestead for Blackouts and EMPs

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In today’s uncertain times, homesteaders are concerned about a variety of issues. Thanks to the latest outbreak, many homesteaders are stepping up the pace to prepare for emergencies. If they’re not laying in supplies, they’re preparing the homestead for a higher production yield to ensure plenty of food, but, what happens if there is a … Read more

67 Long-Term Foods for Your Stockpile

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What should you include in your food stockpile, be it for survival or for the winter? A very good question. You want the food to be healthy and feed your family and you don’t know exactly what the emergency may be so you have to plan ahead. In a medium or long-term survival situation, you … Read more

How and Where to Keep Your Emergency Water

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Emergency water is important but before treatment we need to ensure that it is properly stored. There are as many storage containers as there are treatment methods, and knowing which one to use will help improve the quality of your water both for daily use and emergencies. The lack of preparation in most homes in … Read more

How to Make Clean Water in an Emergency

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There’s no better way to start this article than with the phrase “water is life”. Indeed, in an emergency, the difference between treated and untreated water could literally mean the difference between life and death. Knowing how to treat water and make it safe to drink is necessary for every homesteader. In this article, I … Read more

Hot Ash Stove Review

Looking for a portable, wood burning stove? Check out my field review of the Hot Ash Stove and see if it might be exactly what you need! Great for camping, off grid cooking, and emergency preparedness.