More than one group of experts are talking about increased risk of soaring food prices and economic instability. With recent droughts and other natural disasters around the world, our food production and delivery system is under a lot of of stress. If you can, I’d highly recommend stocking up on non-perishable food items. In addition […]
The power grid is one of those things that most of us take for granted, but it’s time to acknowledge that it’s getting older, reaching capacity and under attack. In the article “Bracing for a big power grid attack: ‘One is too many’“, USA Today states “About once every four days, part of the nation’s […]
At any given time, the State of Alaska has enough food in it’s borders to last it’s residents five to seven days.One week at the most. That’s not much. According to the Port of Anchorage Alaska’s website, “An estimated 90% of the merchandise goods for 85% of Alaska’s populated areas pass through our facilities. This […]
I bet if you’re on this page, you enjoy spending time outdoors! Sadly, I’ve read many stories of family fun ending in tragedy lately. It’s never too early to talk to your kids about what to do if they get lost in the woods. This article gives you advice on how.
Every homestead needs to know they have a reliable fuel source available at all times. We’re no different, and when the opportunity for another fuel tank came up we jumped on it. There was no telling how old it was and what the owner would want for it. Read about our journey to barter for […]
A friend of mine lives in Northern Idaho and recent cold weather and a windstorm had her living without power for six days, news reports say that some people had no power for 10 days! With the cold weather and storms moving in I’ve had several people inquire about some of the items in my […]