Survival and Self-sufficiency
How prepared are you? How long could you live away from your home? What if you were given 10 minutes to evacuate? Are you prepared to be without a grocery store and pharmacy for a few weeks? Would you have enough food and water to survive for a few days, even a few weeks, in the event it took this long to get help?
Firefighters in New Mexico recently battled wildfires that threatened a government nuclear facility in Los Alamos.
With the economy continuing to struggle, Americans have been looking for additional ways to supplement their income. Many farmers have been opening up their properties to tourists in order to protect their incomes and increase their self-sufficiency.
Protecting your property — whether your home, your animals or your garden — is key, especially if there’s been a breakdown in civil order. Protection is something everyone needs to consider, no matter his level of preparedness.
An average backyard garden will cost about $30 for seeds and about $50 for organic potting soil and fertilizers, yet it will yield more than $600 in fresh, organic produce. That is a great investment, not only for our finances but also for our health.
I told you last month that changes to Personal Liberty Digest™ were in the works. Now, I want to announce our newest feature: The Liberty Store. In our all-new Liberty Store, you can buy our Bob Livingston line of books and books from our contributors.
What would you do if you suddenly found out water was no longer flowing to your home — and wouldn’t be for some time? Hopefully, you have stored some water to last your family for a few days at least (two gallons per day, per person). But if not, you need to look around your home for potential sources of water for the short-term while you make plans to deal with the situation long-term.
This week, we’re going to take a break and have some fun. Specifically, we’re going to talk about TV shows that might actually have survival lessons included. In recent years, there have been several survival shows that have come onto the market, and it looks like several of them are going to be regular features.
Hurricane season along the Atlantic coast is under way, and the National Hurricane Center (NHC) has predicted a tumultuous six-month stretch. The NHC has forecast that the storm season will be busier than normal, with as many as six major hurricanes expected to hit the East Coast.
At some point during your accumulation of food stores, you probably bought bulk food of some sort. We started buying 5-gallon buckets of rice, beans, oatmeal and other food a few years ago. The funny thing is we kept buying rice, beans and oatmeal in small quantities from the grocery store to eat on a daily basis.