Foraging for Edibles In The Concrete Jungle

Foraging for Edibles In The Concrete JungleWe can all agree that life in the concrete jungle is not easy. However, it will become almost impossible during a prolonged crisis. Once the cities become cannibalized of resources, your chances of survival will get thinner. One of you choices besides scavenging will be to look for edibles in the city. Weeds are your primary choices and here is what you should be looking for.

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Noxious and Toxic Plants To Avoid When Exploring The Wilderness – Part 2

Noxious and Toxic Plants To Avoid When Exploring The Wilderness – Part 2In the previous article about toxic plants, we learned about the most common noxious plants that won’t kill you, but will definitely hurt you. Today, we’re going to move forward and learn about the toxic plants that can scar you for life or put you in the ground. Some of these plants are far more common than one would think and you better keep your eyes open if you don’t want to have an accidental encounter that can send you to the hospital.

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The Reality of Foraging When There’s No Food

The Reality of Foraging When There’s No FoodYou’ve seen in movies and TV shows how people manage to survive in the wild with the bare minimum. How they manage to procure food through foraging and hunting. Even more, they provide a false sense of security by making these activities look like a child’s play. The reality is totally different and few people have any idea of what foraging requires.  

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The Most Useful Methods To Prepare Medicinal Herbs

The Most Useful Methods To Prepare Medicinal HerbsHerbal medicine has been around for centuries and it helped mankind survive through harsh time. Although the modern folks are encouraged to buy top-brand medicine, this ancient healing knowledge is still widely practiced in many communities around the world. In fact, medicinal herbs will still be here, long after the collapse of modern society. We should all learn how to take advantage of these healing herbs.

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Things You Should Consider When Buying Woodland

Things You Should Consider When Buying WoodlandA lot of preppers and bushcraft enthusiasts have a hard time finding a place suitable to camp and practice their survival skills. A small patch of woodland to call your own is an ideal solution for most of us. However, before buying woodland, there are a few things you should really consider.

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Native American Soap Plants You Can Still Find And Use Today

Native American Soap Plants You Can Still Find And Use TodayThe Native Americans and early European settlers had to learn to adapt to their environment and use what Mother Nature has to offer. Sanitation was an important and challenging task back then considering that they didn’t have the commodities we enjoy today. The following Native American soap plants were used for washing clothes, but also for cleaning the hair and body.

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Tips For Foraging Safely During A Survival Scenario

Tips For Foraging Safely During A Survival ScenarioIn a survival situation, food may not be your priority. However, as the crisis prolongs, food will become an important item on your survival list. You should not let yourself starve when there are all sorts of wild plants you could live on. Follow these tips for a successful foraging experience.

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Six Ways To Obtain Food After It Hits The Fan

Six Ways To Obtain Food After It Hits The FanRegardless how well-prepared you are and how you assume a SHTF scenario will unfold, food will still become a problem as things develop. If the crisis is not a short-term one, you will have to learn how to obtain food one way or another. Both Mother Nature and the remaining traces of civilization will have something to offer if you know where to look for.

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6 Wild Plants You Could Turn Into Flour

6 Wild Plants You Could Turn Into FlourOur ancestors used wild plant-based flours on a daily basis and it was a reliable food source back then.  They were turning wild plants into flour and use it in recipes, eaten alone or added to other grain-based meals. The following 6 wild plants are being used even today to make flour, but few people keep this knowledge alive.

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Making Cordage in the Wilderness

Making Cordage in the WildernessWhen you find yourself in a dire situation in the wild, a piece of string can become a vital survival item. Making cordage from plants you can find all around you is an excellent skill to master. It will help you in the construction of almost anything you need. 

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6 Wild Healing Plants You Should Use

6 wild healing plants you should useNature provides us with everything we need in order to survive and there are a few wild plants that are commonly used as first aid. These wild healing plants are well-known for their healing properties. Those living off the grid have been using them for years.

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Wild Persimmons – A Fall Delight For Every Forager

Wild Persimmons - A fall delight for every foragerIt’s the time of the year when wild persimmons begin dropping in most places and it’s the perfect time to forage for these fall delicacies. If you want to enjoy wild persimmons this year, you would need to hurry as raccoons, deer, birds and pretty much every living creatures will be looking for these tasty delights.

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Foraging For Wild Foods This Fall, Just Like The Pioneers Did

Foraging for wild foods this fall, just like the pioneers didThe first settlers that shaped and tamed this country were nothing more than modern hunter-gatherers. Their foraging ways provided a good source of foods when crops were not available. Foraging for wild foods was an important skill and it was passed on to newer generations, even when trading posts were becoming more and more popular.

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