Grow Fodder for Small Livestock at Your Urban Homestead

An article called Secure and economical livestock feed appears in “Backwoods Home Magazine” for January/February 2014, Issue #145. If you have chickens, rabbits or goats, that article will be of interest to you because its author, Sherry Willis, describes a small hydroponics system that produces fodder for small livestock. Growing livestock fodder using hydroponics has […]

A Secret Greenhouse of Survival Could Make a Big Difference in Growing Your Own Food

If your long term prepping and survival strategy includes sheltering in place in a secure location, growing your own food is an important component of what you’ll be doing. Rick Austin, the man who wrote about a secret garden of survival, now tells us about a secret greenhouse of survival, and it could make a […]

It’s Time for the 2013 National Small Farm Trade Show and Conference

I realize this is short notice, but it’s time for the 2013 National Small Farm Trade Show and Conference. It’s being held at the Central Missouri Event Center (formerly the Boone County Fairgrounds) in Columbia, MO. And it’s happening this weekend–November 1-2. If you want to improve your farming and homesteading skills and you’re within […]

Amaranth for Survival

Perhaps you’ve heard of amaranth as a grain alternative to wheat. Many health food stores carry it. But have you thought of growing your own amaranth for survival? If you’ve thought of it as nothing more than a weed, think again. If you’re not familiar with amaranth, check out the video below. In less than […]

A Little DestinySurvival Housekeeping and a Gardening Update–Sort Of

A Little DestinySurvival Housekeeping I’ve made the decision to post here twice a week, rather than three times, as I’ve done for a while now. I’ll continue to post on Tuesdays and Fridays.   A Gardening Update–Sort Of How has gardening been for you this year? It’s been totally awful for me. It’s why I […]

Composting Basics for Your Survival Garden

There’s no reason composting can’t be part of any survival garden, even if you live in an apartment. The beauty of composting is there are so many ways to do it. And the rewards are, may I say, productive. There are a few do’s and don’ts to be aware of though. Check out composting basics […]

Can We Survive Geoengineering?

Once you understand what geoengineering is, you’ll be asking with me–Can we survive geoengineering? Ever heard of chemtrails? How about weather modification? Geoengineering dramatically affects our weather, health and food supply. It affects what you and I grow in our survival gardens, too. It’s a very real threat to our survival, and it’s being covered […]

Can We Survive GMO Foods?

Today’s title isn’t meant to be just another provocative question. It’s a legitimate one we must consider. Indeed, can we survive GMO foods? Food allergies, autism, infertility, cancer and other mystery ailments are on the rise. Studies have shown that GMO foods are one significant causal factor. But our government and multinational agri-business corporations don’t […]

Prepping Begins at 40

The title above is a perversion of an old saying that “Life begins at 40.” Only in this case, the 40 refers to The Encyclopedia of Country Living: 40th Anniversary Edition. And if you don’t yet have a copy of it, then let the prepping begin at 40. OK, that’s a round about way to […]

Tending to Your Garden While on Vacation

Here’s practical advice from Marcela De Vivo on how to make sure your survival garden survives when you’re away for a while. – John   You love your garden, but you also love to vacation. Who would have thought that these two wonderful things could create such a dilemma? The dilemma as that, typically, the […]

What if Bad Bugs Bite You While You’re in Your Survival Garden?

When you’re gardening in your survival garden, insect bites can be a problem. I’m not just talking about annoying mosquito bites. Those are bad enough. But I once accidentally stuck my hand in a wasp nest. I assure you that was no fun. You’ve probably got your own insect bite stories to tell. It’s a […]

Let Pantry Paratus Help You Build Your Survival Pantry

With the growing interest in simpler, back to basics living, there’s a thirst for knowledge about canning and making things like bread and cheese. Wilson and his wife Chaya saw that need. A couple of years ago they started Pantry Paratus to help you build your survival pantry. For yesterday’s DestinySurvival Radio I interviewed Wilson […]

What if You Hurt Yourself While You’re in Your Survival Garden?

Spring has been slow to come to much of the country this year. If you’re in such an area, as I am, you probably haven’t been able to do much gardening until now. When you finally do get outdoors, you’ll want to beware of garden injuries. The March/April, 2013 issue of “Backwoods Home Magazine” (Issue […]

A Square Foot Gardening Overview

Editor’s note: I’ve written posts in the past about square foot gardening and my experiences with it. I’m a big fan of it. Perhaps you’ve read Mel Bartholomew’s book, All New Square Foot Gardening and have done your own square foot gardening. But when Wise Food Storage sent me the following article to pass along […]

Consider This Low Cost Raised Bed Gardening Idea for Your Survival Garden

I’m a fan of raised bed gardening. It’s always interesting to discover what others do to make their gardens successful for them. That’s especially true if an idea or technique is inexpensive. The March/April 2013 “Backwoods Home Magazine” (Issue #140) includes an article about making low cost raised beds. An excerpt follows, and you can […]

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