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 How to Prepare Your Homestead for Blackouts and EMPs

Critical Bug-Out Bag Essentials for a Safe Evacuation

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Bug out bag (BOB), survival pack, emergency kit, disaster bag, get home bag, call it what you will, but everyone should have an, oh (expletive deleted) bag handy for just such an emergency. God forbid that you should ever need it, but I try to live by the adage, “it’s better to have it and … Read more Critical Bug-Out Bag Essentials for a Safe Evacuation

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 How to Make Clean Water in an Emergency

11 Ways to Prepare Your Homestead for a Snowstorm

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The weather forecast is calling for snow. Lots of snow. How do you prepare your homestead for a snowstorm? First, it’s vital to understand the difference between a winter storm watch, and a winter storm warning. A winter storm watch is just that, a watch. There is a potential for a snowstorm in the next … Read more 11 Ways to Prepare Your Homestead for a Snowstorm