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Bug out Bag Gear Redundancy Solutions

Redundancy in Bug out Bag Gear This may seem obvious but redundancy in bug out bag gear doesn’t always mean having two of something. It’s closer to the old saying, “There’s more than one way to skin a cat.” Redundancy in survival gear means having more than one way to cover a basic function. For example, [...]

Picking the Best Bug Out Bag Backpack

Considerations for a Bug Out Bag Backpack When it comes to a bug out bag backpack, there’s a spectrum of options. At one end, there’s literally a non-descript bag, into which you throw survival gear and get out of Dodge. At the other end is a bug out bag, or more exactly a backpack, designed for emergency [...]

Water Storage: How To Store the Most Important Emergency Item. The average human can survive without food for a month or more depending on the circumstances, but cannot survive without water for more than three to seven days.  With water making up 65 percent of the body, it’s essential for life. How Disasters Affect Water [...]

We’d like to welcome Phil Cox, CEO of Legacy Food Storage, to our Food Storage Review Series. Phil has graciously shared his knowledge of the issue of GMOs in food storage, and how consumers can best determine if their food vendor meets GMO free requirements. A Message from Phil Cox, CEO of Legacy Food Storage [...]

Hey guys. Doing our research on food storage vs. marketing companies we came across this gem of a company: Food4Patriots.com. If you have been on Facebook for any length of time you have probably seen their marketing infomercial pitch page. It usually flies under a heading like ” What FEMA doesn’t Want you to Know” [...]

Nutritional Value of Long Term Food Storage If you’ve done any research, you’ll know that buying food for emergencies is a bit different from routine shopping. While nutritional value is (or should be) always a matter of attention, when buying for emergencies it can easily become critical. You need enough calories to have energy and [...]

Types Food Storage Companies

Are All Food Storage Companies the Same? Have you ever wondered why #17 at most Mexican restaurants is almost always Chile Rellenos? Or why the menus are eerily the same among Mexican restaurants from city to city and town to town? I have, because little things like that bother me, especially when it comes to [...]

Food Storage Companies: Are They All Created Equal? As sellers of emergency food storage, we feel that we owe it to our readers to be upfront and honest about the products we sell. That is why we recently reported the OvaEasy/Nutriom recall by the USDA to inform our customers about the safety of their food [...]

Would You Like to Begin Prepping, But Don’t Know Where to Start? Survivalist 101 contributor M.J. Buchanan shares her tips for beginning the prepping process, including food and water storage, as well advice on how to save money on prepping supplies. She also blogs about survivalism, hiking and camping on her own blog – you [...]

One of our contributors, Zac Ward, shares his take on surviving a disaster that occurs when you’re away from home. Whether you are at work or running errands, always be prepared for any emergency that may arise. “Natural disasters do not wait for you to get home before they happen.” I have met many folks [...]