So, How Long Do Clif Bars Last?

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If you are like me, you always have a few energy and meal replacement bars stashed here and there to provide a quick bite when required. Kept in a vehicle, stashed in a bug-out bag or wherever, they are convenient and generally filling. One of the best around is the Clif Bar. But considering that … 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.