Duct tape is a must have in every emergency kit, but also in multiple easy to access places in the home. Although the practical usage for everyday repairs is impressive, in a survival situation, duct tape can do more than just save the day, it can also save your life.
While it is often hard to see the upside of an emergency situation, these circumstances can help people to realize just how reliant they are on modern conveniences. Within as recently as the past half century, many individuals in the nation still used outside pump wells and true ice boxes for water and food storage. […]
Although non-traditional cooking is a skill that survivalists, campers, and hikers cultivate, it is not always an apparent option when a sudden emergency impacts power. Even for people who live in suburban and metropolitan areas, the prospect of not having electricity will also tend to mean that food preparation becomes a challenge.
Working at Valley Food Storage, we get several great questions on a daily basis. With that in mind, I am going to turn this weeks post into a mailbag of questions I have received. These are all based around food storage and camping food and what you need to know! “I want to start my […]
Although many people are aware of the dangers of getting stranded on the road during a winter storm, many people do not consider these same implications when the weather is nicer. There is often a misconception that harm from exposure is related to hypothermia, but hot conditions and fluctuations in temperatures can also be detrimental […]
As the weather turns warmer, many people are starting to think about summer plans for relaxation and recuperation from the hectic everyday life. In many cases, this includes looking to the outdoors for some peace and quiet, and this can be in the form of hiking, houseboating, camping, and other ways to be in nature. […]