Ten Ways of Preparing Medicinal Herbs One of the most important things about herbal medicine is how it’s prepared. There are many different methods of preparing medicinal herbs, such as teas, poultices, syrups, and salves. There really aren’t any set rules for what cooking methods to use for certain physical conditions but a good indicator [...]

Medicinal Herbs to Grow in a Survival Garden There are hundreds or possibly even thousands of medicinal herbs that you could choose to plant if you have unlimited space and the leisure to learn the various conditions they can treat. However, if you’re just starting out or if you only want to grow some basic [...]

People have gotten sick since the first time that Eve got the sniffles, but “modern” medicine has only really existed for about the last 100 years. So what did everybody do before there were antibiotics, acetaminophen, milk of magnesia or triple antibiotic ointment? They used herbal medicine, of course! All about Herbal Medicine It used [...]

How to Treat Your Conditions Naturally Modern medicine is certainly a miracle, but have you ever considered what would happen if we didn’t have access to the technology physicians rely on? If we suddenly had no electricity, our society would immediately lose decades of medical advances in a single instant. That’s why every survivalist needs [...]

A steady supply of fresh vegetables for as much of the year as possible is a good thing in the best of times. In a long term crisis it can be the difference between simply surviving and thriving. There are several methods to extend the traditional growing seasons well into if not all the way [...]

A lot of time has been devoted to the subject of food storage in the prepper/survivalist community. While food storage is a vital part of your preps, a survival garden lasts year after year. In a long term survival situation (think extended grid-down scenarios, prolonged social disorder, disruptions in transportation and distribution systems, or a [...]

Food on the Homestead

Food on the Homestead A huge part of homesteading is the production of your own food. There is a real primal sense of accomplishment to produce the food you eat, not to mention the fact that it is going to be healthier and tastier than anything you’ll get at the store. Oh, and it costs [...]