There are many everyday items that can also serve as emergency items. If nothing else, you can use them to barter.
40 Home Repair Supplies for Homesteaders
What do you do when your home is damaged during a bad storm? How will you fix your home if a natural disaster, like a hurricane or tornado, damages your home but prevents workers from being able to help you? You’re going to need to make some emergency repairs and you’ll need to have some […]
11 Ways to Communicate After the Grid Goes Down
Communication will be vital after a major disaster. From hi-tech to low-tech, here are 11 ways to communicate after the grid goes down.
6 Ways to Communicate Without Phone or Internet
In a disaster, the Internet and cell phone towers might not be working. If that happens, try one of these alternative ways to communicate.
25 Best Barter Items for a Post-Collapse World
In a post-collapse world, all the cash and credit cards in the world won’t do you much good. Experts believe we would need to turn to barter.
11 Off-Grid Items to Look For at Garage Sales
Garage sales are the perfect place to find all sorts of treasures, especially if you want to prepare yourself to live off-grid.
45 Dirt-Cheap Items That Will Soon Be Hard To Find
Many of these dirt-cheap items may gain serious value as they become more scarce. Stock up on them while you still can.
12 Off-Grid Supplies That Will Be Worth Their Weight In Gold Someday
While some of these off-grid supplies may seem trivial today, they would be valuable in a life-or-death situation.
7 Homestead Items You Forgot To Buy
This post is a checklist of homestead items you might have overlooked, but they’re good to have when you need them.
Top 5 Homesteading Books to Read This Winter
This list of homesteading books includes books for beginners as well as those homesteaders who have a few years under their belt.