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One of the number one skills you will need in the SHTF will be the ability to barter (trade). I like to use this skill now for a number of reasons. Bartering allows you to make a trade that you could not get by using money. A good example is trading something like food for medicine, a ride for food, a skill like welding for help on some repairs, and so on. How I Barter I typically barter on a weekly basis with my Amish neighbors. Most of the time I barter my driving service with them for anything from...

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One of our favorite recipes is the garden harvest. Do you make and keep your own chicken stock? I hope you do because it is the base for this delicious recipe. If you don’t I have you covered with our basic chicken stock!... The Garden Harvest Soup What warms the body on a cold day like a rich, vitamin-packed soup? I don’t find much that hits the spot on a chilly day like we have today. Let’s take a look at what we do to make this garden harvest soup all right from our homestead. We like to be as...

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I have been a subsistence hunter and fisherman all my life. What I have learned is you have to change like the seasons on what you can harvest. As the years have gone by, access to wild game has changed. Some years, it’s all deer. Other years it’s squirrel and fish. Research is Key I really want to stress that you have a wide range of options not just furry critters to eat. Keep your options open. One of the greatest hunters I ever met taught me to study my game. That was really eye opening to me as my...

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When SHTF, it will be your end, unless you have prepared. Don’t let your friends and family sabotage you by telling you you’re crazy for prepping. Everyone needs to be prepared to keep themselves and their loved ones safe. I just find being unprepared to be irresponsible. Everyone can start prepping no matter what their situation. Buying one box of bandages or a medical kit, if you can, will put you one step closer to where you need to be. I don’t feel that anyone can be 100% prepped, but you want to be as close as you can be....

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If you have private land to hunt, you may want to increase you hunting odds and quality of game with a food plot and hunting layout. Building a place that has all the needs of wildlife will keep the best deer, bear and small game in the area. You don’t need 100 acres of land to make a game paradise. It comes down to quality of land. A 5-acre plot set up the right way will attract and keep large and small game where you need them. It comes down to necessities like food, water and shelter. Deer don’t mind...

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