Tag: Homesteading

The Overwhelming Benefits of Bees on the Homestead

SHTFPreparedness may collect a share of sales or other compensation from the links on this page. There are a few projects that the average person can undertake to start down the path of urban homesteading. For the average person, it only takes a few big projects to transfer your home into something you can honestly […]

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Crovel: The ultimate entrenching tool

I had the opportunity to attend the 2012 Survival Expo in Las Vegas.  The show as a whole was a bit of a letdown.  There were five different beef jerky vendors and even a person selling sheets… wasn’t exactly what I am looking for at a survival expo.  I did however see something that really […]

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Should you Carry Food Rations?

SHTFPreparedness may collect a share of sales or other compensation from the links on this page. How do you feel about your daily level of preparedness? It is almost a guarantee that you are far less prepared than you feel like you might be. This is mostly because we want to survive and we want […]

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Grid Down Intelligence Gathering

SHTFPreparedness may collect a share of sales or other compensation from the links on this page. The grid down scenario is a disaster threat that just wont go away. There are few issues that are quite as terrifying as the lights going out and all electricity will be compromised. When you really sit down and […]

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Priceless Bartering Chips For Your Survival: Part 3

Last week I gave you the second part of my list (# 6-9) of items that will be priceless as bartering chips after a crisis. This week I will finish out the list with the remaining 7 items and why they will be helpful.  Just a quick rundown of the first 5 items Cigarettes Alcohol […]

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Costcos 1 Year of Food Storage!

SHTFPreparedness may collect a share of sales or other compensation from the links on this page. Did you know that Costco has entered the world of emergency food storage? Maybe you are a Costco member and this isn’t news to you. However, to many who weren’t paying attention, a few years ago Costco entered the […]

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Managing Chicken Boredom on the Homestead

SHTFPreparedness may collect a share of sales or other compensation from the links on this page. If you have ever had to treat a chicken who has been pecked to the point of serious injury, you quickly realize that chickens need something more to do than just focus on the pecking order. Some chickens peck […]

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How To Buy Land Even If You Have Almost No Money

SHTFPreparedness may collect a share of sales or other compensation from the links on this page. There are countless people who would love to buy a little piece of land and start a survival homestead, but because they don’t make much money and/or don’t have a lot of savings, they assume it will never happen. […]

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Is Now the Time for an Off Grid Lifestyle?

SHTFPreparedness may collect a share of sales or other compensation from the links on this page. Off grid living is a growing niche. It would seem many people are looking for the antithesis of a life of sheer convenience. Who could blame them? These things can be a bit much. We lose ourselves in the […]

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How a Simple App can Get Kids Prepared

SHTFPreparedness may collect a share of sales or other compensation from the links on this page. What if I told you there was an app that could get kids outside and thinking about preparedness? Would you believe me? For some reason parents think that they should not be part of the children’s relationship with the […]

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