Homesteading: Preparedness

Most homesteaders are also preppers, if only by accident. Learn about preparedness and emergency survival here.
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17 Items To Get Before Societal Collapse
If the past few years have proven anything, it's that societal collapse is very possible. This pandemic was pretty mild compared to what could have happened, and yet it pushed our country into a recession overnight and disrupted supply chains for years. If another black swan event happens like a bird flu pandemic or World War III, your window for buying essential items will be gone. That’s why you need to stockpile the essentials while you still can...
When a major disaster hits your town, you don't want your children to feel helpless and afraid. Instead, you want them to feel confident, and that's why you should teach them how they can help out. In this article, we offer several fun ideas to prepare your children for a potential disaster. Camping, Life Hacks, Ideas, Homestead Survival, Disaster Preparedness, Survival Life Hacks, Helpful Hints, Survival Life, Preparedness
How to Prepare Your Children for a Disaster
When a major disaster hits your town, you don't want your children to feel helpless and afraid. Instead, you want them to feel confident, and that's why you should teach them how they can help out. In this article, we offer several fun ideas to prepare your children for a potential disaster.
If the past few years have proven anything, it's that societal collapse is very possible. This pandemic was pretty mild compared to what could have happened, and yet it pushed our country into a recession overnight and disrupted supply chains for years. If another black swan event happens like a bird flu pandemic or World War III, your window for buying essential items will be gone. That’s why you need to stockpile the essentials while you still can... Zombie Apocalypse, Survival Skills, Emergency Preparation, Emergency Preparedness, Emergency Prepardness, Power Outage Preparedness
17 Items To Get Before Societal Collapse
If the past few years have proven anything, it's that societal collapse is very possible. This pandemic was pretty mild compared to what could have happened, and yet it pushed our country into a recession overnight and disrupted supply chains for years. If another black swan event happens like a bird flu pandemic or World War III, your window for buying essential items will be gone. That’s why you need to stockpile the essentials while you still can...
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Why 90% of People Will Die Without the Power Grid
Electricity is the lifeblood of modern society. Our entire infrastructure is dependent on power drawn from the electrical grid, as well as much of what is in our homes. Should the electrical grid go down, it would wreak havoc on the way we do things, bringing almost everything to a standstill. Society would no longer be able to continue as it has. That very same electrical grid is the most fragile part of our infrastructure...
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6 Deadly Water Storage Mistakes
How to properly store water for emergencies and avoid these 6 deadly mistakes to prevent contamination and reduce the risk of illnesses.
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How to Escape a Deadly Riot
Do you know how to escape a deadly riot if suddenly engulfed by one? In the volatile climate of the 2020s, where the streets can erupt without warning, it’s not just wise—it's essential to be prepared. Civil unrest isn't just a news segment; it's becoming a frequent hazard, one that demands knowledge and readiness from every city dweller. This article isn’t about scare tactics; it’s about survival. We’ll cover critical strategies for escaping riots.
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How to Dress for The Collapse
When society collapses, you don't want to wear just any old clothes. Certain outfits are useful while not making you stand out.
20 First Aid Skills to Learn Before the Healthcare System Collapses
20 First Aid Skills to Learn Before the Healthcare System Collapses
In a perfect world, we would never need first aid skills. But the world is far from perfect, and sometimes people get hurt. That's why it's important to know how to provide basic medical care in an emergency situation. And while we hope that we'll never need to use these first aid skills, it's always better to be prepared. Here are some first aid skills you should learn before the healthcare system collapse.
We live in a time when the unexpected seems to happen all the time. And since all signs point to a future that is even more disruptive, preparedness is no longer a mere suggestion—it’s an absolute necessity. While stockpiling dozens of survival items can seem overwhelming, it’s possible to amass a substantial cache of essential items without breaking the bank. You just have to get a little bit every week and be consistent. After a year or two, you’ll be amazed at how much stuff you have. Survival Items
40 Affordable Items to Grab Before They're Gone
We live in a time when the unexpected seems to happen all the time. And since all signs point to a future that is even more disruptive, preparedness is no longer a mere suggestion—it’s an absolute necessity. While stockpiling dozens of survival items can seem overwhelming, it’s possible to amass a substantial cache of essential items without breaking the bank. You just have to get a little bit every week and be consistent. After a year or two, you’ll be amazed at how much stuff you have.
50 Emergency Foods You Should Stockpile
50 Emergency Foods You Should Stockpile
150 Survival Skills We’ll Need After The Collapse Wilderness Survival Skills, Survival Prepping
150 Survival Skills We’ll Need After The Collapse
When a society collapses, access to basic comforts and resources collapse with it. Stores aren’t open and even when they are, the shelves are bare and prices are out of control. There’s a long history of societal collapse due to wars, plagues, and catastrophic natural disasters. Most of the population finds themselves in dire straits. Those who survive are the ones who have have survival skills.
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40 Affordable Items to Grab Before They’re Gone
We live in a time when the unexpected seems to happen all the time. And since all signs point to a future that is even more disruptive, preparedness is no longer a mere suggestion—it’s an absolute necessity. While stockpiling dozens of survival items can seem overwhelming, it’s possible to amass a substantial cache of essential items without breaking the bank. You just have to get a little bit every week and be consistent. After a year or two, you’ll be amazed at how much stuff you have.
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16 Ways to Purify Water Off The Grid
When you're living off the grid, the luxury of running water isn't always a guarantee. Discover the incredible world of water purification with 16 tested and true methods on our Homestead Survival Site. From ancient practices to modern innovations, you'll be harnessing the power of nature in no time to quench your thirst and keep you healthy!
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Things You Should Get RIGHT NOW If You Haven't Started Prepping
50 Cheap Supplies You Should Stockpile While You Still Can
50 Cheap Supplies You Should Stockpile While You Still Can
After planning for food and water needs, you might be overlooking some dirt-cheap items that would serve you well in a survival situation. These are inexpensive everyday items we tend to take for granted when all is well. However, in an emergency, they will do more than just come in handy. We took a tour of our local dollar store with a survival perspective in mind and found many dirt-cheap items that would not only serve more than one purpose in an emergency but would be valuable for bartering.