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  1. General Preparedness Discussion
    Hi all and I thought I would post this article for the point of discussion and for all of us to think of things we may not have and to update our preps as our budget allows :) . Now lets see if I can do a quote properly :eek: . Okay I know not, so will copy and paste underneath the link. Here...
  2. General Food and Foraging Discussion
    not sure if this goes here or in general... the whole article here... After Gas Pains, Consumers Hit With Skyrocketing Grocery Bill - FoxNews.com The price at the pump is painful, but the agony doesn't end there. Faced with soaring shipping costs, food suppliers and manufacturers are raising...
  3. General Food and Foraging Discussion
    I'm aware that a lot of folks are familiar with the "just in time" nature of the grocery stores, but hearing it from someone that is in the industry might open the eyes of the ones that don't. This is paraphrased. The entire essay can be read at the link below. From: The Truth About Your Local...
  4. General Food and Foraging Discussion
    So...what percent, based on days worth of food per person, do you store to give away to other people?
  5. General Preparedness Discussion
    Hi Mine is to find a remote small holding (homestead US term i think) here in the UK and become self sufficient as much as one can. Hopefully be able to provide enough electric, own water supply, abit of livestock and crops. The uk survivalist
  6. General Homesteading & Building
    This is what we teach our employees: Disaster V. Catastrophe Disasters are short term - "Make do for 3-4 days until help arrives…" Catastrophic events are long term Katrina-scale hurricane, tsunami, earthquake Major terror attack, nuclear detonation, dirty bomb No help is...
  7. General Food and Foraging Discussion
    We store our food, medicine, and other supplies in the basement, but more specifically, we store them in surplus Navy shipping containers: (small child not included, shown only for size reference) :D They're usually readily available on eBay, usually for around $25 - $35 each + shipping...
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