The ancients used it as currency and we know today that without salt, we would die. For centuries humans have built communities either around sources of salt or where they could trade for it. In fact, did you know the word ‘salary’ comes from the Latin word for salt? It’s true. Roman legions were sometimes
The reality is, you are going to need food to survive. In a worst-case scenario, there will be no more grocery stores and you’ll have only yourself to depend on. This is where your farming or gardening skills will come into play. An important food to consider growing is the potato. They are high in
There is going to come a time that you are going to need some pain relief or help to sleep. If you are in a worst case scenario there will no longer be things like doctors or drug stores – so what will you do? That’s why you need to prepare yourself with some alternatives.
We’ve talked before about planting fruit trees for survival. So now let’s talk about caring for them. If you have just planted a new fruit tree, I think it is safe to assume you are not yet an expert on the subject. More fruit trees die in their beginning years due to poor care habits
When planning for your future, you have to be realistic about your needs. So to figure out what you are going to actually need and can live with, you need to create a fictional food diary. Sure you can buy a bunch of nasty tasting MRE’s but let’s be real … do you really want
Sometimes we don’t have a backyard to grow a garden. But fear now, why not grow a garden in a container instead? You can use any container like a traditional flower pot or even old school wagons. Here are three things to do to guarantee a successful container garden, no matter the plants you’re growing.
Today we take for granted things like books or the ability to look up anything and everything with just a few simple keystrokes. But in a worst-case scenario, even something as simple as a dictionary is going to be important to have. And no I don’t mean one on your phone. I mean real life
I want you to close your eyes for just a moment and imagine what it would be like if you wake up tomorrow and the world as you know it has changed. What exactly would you do to survive? How much food do you really have on hand? What are you going to do when
In a disaster, one of the first things that you need to secure for your family’s survival is a fresh source of water. There are five sources of freshwater – Lakes, Rains, Ponds, Wells, and Glaciers. Just 3.5 percent of Earth’s water is fresh—that is, with few salts in it. You can find Earth’s freshwater
Don’t rely on gadgets. Focus on real skills instead. What’s more important than a trendy gadget that may or may not work? ACTUAL SKILLS. It’s more important to educate yourself. Invest in books on first aide or gardening or learning how to sew so you can mend your own clothes if you need to. Great