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Missing Calories In A Bug Out Location

Many North-Americans are not aware of the fact, that agricultural outputs would not be enough for almost 400 million people under ’crash conditions’. Only a fraction of the demand for food could be satisfied without pesticides, without chemical fertilizers, and without cheap energy for irrigation and agricultural machines. For ignoring this fact, the majority of the population is still asleep. But there is nothing else that they could do, because there are not enough Bug Out Locations for everybody in North America. The easiest way to figure...

Is It Really Time To Get Out Of The City?

I receive a fair number of videos, emails and articles about the coming financial crash. It is always nigh. It is always imminent. And preparing for it always involve getting away from the teaming masses.

Build A Cozy Log Cabin For Less Than $500

Preppers want somewhere to go when the shoo shoo hits the fan. Homesteaders want to be self reliant and live off the grid. And survivalists? They just want to survive whatever comes their way. But how about achieving all these goals without going broke?

Who Wants To Live Off The Grid?

Our friends at the Advanced Living Project are doing just that. They have taken the huge leap of faith and started what some people can only dream of doing by actually living on self reliance and off the grid. They have now decided to expand and create a a place where others can do this. If you have seriously considered to live off the grid or have a place where you can, then you may want to check this out because it is a very attractive offer from these wonderful folks.

Stop Feeding the Beast

Have you read the headlines today?  There is certainly plenty to worry about, isn’t there?

Best Fuels For Off-Grid Survival

In this article I’d like to review some of the most common sources of fuel for heating your home, cooking meals, heating water,and powering various machinery. Ranging from refined fuels such as gasoline, diesel and propane, to natural resources including animal dung, wood and coal, there are many sources of fuel available for use off the grid or after the SHTF.

An Unusual Perspective

Some may call it a self imposed exile, but several years ago we separated ourselves from so-called “society”. It’s a 90 minute ride to even get to a town from here, mostly across dirt ranch road, some of it “primitive” (white knuckles). About a year ago, our Ford Bronco died, and we got swindled out of $3000 for a replacement truck that…well, long story, but suffice it to say we haven’t had a vehicle since then. We haven’t left the ranch in about a year. The handful of times we had visitors since then, they have been...