Tag Archive for food

What About Your Water Supply?

Many people a lulled into thinking if they have a stash of bottled water, barrels of rain water, a cistern, or other way to store large amounts of water they are in the clear.  That is only the beginning. Imagine,…

From Compost to Potting Soil; part three

In part one and part two of this mini series we talked about where to get compost material and how to go about it.  Now lets talk about what to do with all that wonderful compost made with time, love…

Seed Experiments Opens Eyes to Requirements

Over the past three years we have been experimenting with seeds to see which ones are best suited for our long term food supply system.  The results have been quite eye opening. Theoretically, seeds are supposed to keep indefinitely in…

Oysters as Part of Your Food Plan?

Many people living in coastal areas are relying on the sea for a source of protein during a life changing event.  That’s probably great if you have a boat with enough fuel to get away from all the other people…

Bonfire, Campfire, or Cooking Fire?

Frequently people comment that they will kill a rabbit, bird or deer and just cook it over a fire.  It’s pretty obvious that they have visions of putting the animal, or parts of the animal, on a stick and cooking…

Is your cup half empty or half full?

  Is your cup half empty or half full? Prepper Encouragement We have all met people who go through life complaining or whining or feeling sorry for themselves.  These cup half empty folk never see the blessings in their life.…

Severe Storms – Lessons Learned

The following is a personal experience from one of DPN’s readers.   Josh LESSONS LEARNED The Hard Way It was mid July a few years ago in the little village of Cahokia, IL. And very hot and humid. About 6:30…

Campfires: Cooking on an Open Fire

Cooking on a campfire is a skill every prepper should master.  Hopefully you will never be in a situation in which you will be forced to make a fire and cook your fresh kill.  Surprisingly, many people think it’s simple.…

Three Day Food Supply or Just In Time Marketing

Consider this statement:  It’s the public’s trust that’s been broken “and since almost all food safety at retail is faith-based, the faith has been violated.” – USA Today It’s true, isn’t it?  At least for many people.  There are many…

The Game Is Rigged and Preparation is a Must

The Game Is Rigged and Preparation is a Must by Matt Moody Many of us in the United States today see a country we don’t recognize. As a “Boomer” I have watched transitions in this country that really concern me.…