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A family enjoying porridge for breakfast.

Why is One of the Best Prepper Meals Ignored?

This may sound like a plain, boring meal, but it kept generations alive for thousands of years. When he SHTF, don't ignore this meal.
Keystone canned meats for sale at Walmart and other stores make great prepper meals.

I Found the Needle in the Haystack

How to incorporate canned meats into your long term food storage program to help you survive the coming bad times.
An AI-generated image of what a looted grocery store might look like several days after a grid-down event.

Can you Survive the Hungry Hordes in a Grid-Down Event?

When people grow hungry, the start to get desperate, and when there is no rule of law, they can be a threat. Are you prepared for mass starvation?
One shelf of canned goods in Pete's Prepper Pantry.

Canned Goods Versus MREs for Bugging In or Out

Canned foods and MREs can all be part of your preps, but they good for different things. We look a why you should probably store both.
an artists rendering of buildings after being hit by a nuclear blast wave

What its Like at the Center of a Nuclear Strike

When a nuclear weapon hits, the resulting fireball and high winds bulldoze everything withing three miles and kill people for fifteen miles.
A dystopian future might await us.

How to Face the Three Threats

A dystopian future caused by war, political strife, and economic collapse might await us. How can we prepare to survive that?
The gas crisis was just one of many problems the country faced fifty years ago.

Is there any Hope for our Future?

The 1970s were a tumultuous decade for the United States. Fifty years later, many of the problems we faced then have returned. Can we recover, again?
The entrance to an underground bunker.

Lifestyles of Rich and Famous Prepper

Is that a bunker or a five star hotel? When the preppers are billionaires, there may not be much difference in the amenities offered.
A canoe is an excellent post-SHTF survival vehicle and tool.

Weight Loss During a Wilderness Survival Trial

We analyze a five-day wilderness excursion and uses it to discuss the demands and pitfalls of bugging out to the wilderness.
Sam Thayer’s Field Guide to Edible Wild Plants of Eastern and Central North America

Book Review: Sam Thayer’s Field Guide to Edible Wild Plants

If you plan to forage for food after the SHTF, you need this book. An excellent resource for the prepper, homesteaded or bush crafter who wants to live off the land.