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Why Every Household Needs Heirloom Seeds
In times of economic upheaval or global violence, how do we stay afloat? Those practicing self-reliance know that if you can feed yourself, you can save yourself. That’s why we put so much emphasis on having emergency food. While it’s essential to stockpile nonperishable food, no one knows how long...
What’s REALLY behind the Egg Shortage
For weeks, we’ve been inundated with news about the high cost of eggs. Even if we haven’t heard the talking heads discussing high egg prices, we’ve seen the shocking prices at the grocery store. What is going on? If you listen to the news or do a quick Google search,...
Top 10 Survival Scout Articles of 2022
According to some, 2022 was supposed to be the year the world finally recovered from the chaos of the COVID era. Clearly, that didn’t happen. Rather than recovery, the last year has presented new challenges that only the most cynical prepper could have seen coming: Historic inflation Skyrocketing food prices...
Examining Mao’s Man-Made Famine That Killed Millions
Have you ever spoken to someone who thinks they know more about your job or industry than you do when they aren’t even in it? It’s annoying—especially if they know absolutely nothing about that industry. It happens all the time. And, unfortunately, it happens on a much larger scale, too....
Baking Survival Hacks
The past few years have taught us the importance of being self-sufficient in the kitchen. Should a natural disaster occur, supply chain disruptions continue, or should there be a run on food at the grocery store, knowing how to make baking substitutions will go a long way toward keeping your...
A Diesel Fuel and Natural Gas Shortage Is Here
The news headlines are ominous. “The US now has just 25 days of diesel supply — the lowest since 2008.” “US diesel supplier warns businesses to prepare for shortages, higher prices for consumers.” “A Natural Gas Shortage Is Looming for the U.S.” “Utility CEO warns natural gas shortage could put...
Why China Is More Prepared for Food Shortages than America
Food is essential for survival, which is why you’d think food security would be more of a priority for our national government. Especially after how quickly we saw our food supply and supply chain almost come to a halt as a result of the pandemic. While you’d think what...
Wait! Stockpiling Food Is ILLEGAL in America?
We’ve all been told to prepare for emergencies. Even the government suggests stocking up on enough food, water, and other supplies to last a minimum of 72 hours. That’s why you might be surprised to learn that your food stockpile isn’t exactly yours to keep. While it’s not illegal to...
The War on America’s Farmers and Farmland
If we told you that it’s open season on US agricultural land and farmers, you might think we’re exaggerating or spreading a conspiracy theory. You’d be wrong. American farmers and farmland are in trouble. Big trouble. On top of droughts, higher prices for diesel, and fertilizer shortages, farmers are facing...
What History Teaches Us about a Preparedness Mindset
Preparing for a disaster is different than being prepared for a disaster—you have to practice and implement. You have to embrace a preparedness mindset. For example, it wasn’t the protein bar in the hiker’s backpack that saved his life when he found himself lost somewhere off the Appalachian Trail. It...
The Perfect Storm Is Here – Global Food Crisis
“Who controls the food supply controls the people.” - Henry Kissinger Something nasty is brewing. We can see it. We can feel it. Grocers around the country are having a hard time keeping their shelves stocked, we are waiting longer for supplies when we order online, and there are worldwide...
These Are the 20+ Food Facilities That Have Burned in 2022
These Are the Food Facilities (And Counting) That Have Burned in 2022 Every year, a small percentage of food facilities are destroyed in industrial accidents. But 2022 has been ESPECIALLY ACTIVE, with over 20 fires at food facilities so far—a much higher figure than average. It’s gotten a lot of people...
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