Author Archive | Rob Harvey


Forced Travel On Foot

The scenario:  Some sort of emergency situation develops – perhaps a levy breaks, or a train derails, dumping some toxic substance.  Regardless, you’ve got to bug out.  You jump into your bug out vehicle, and are heading to a safe location such as the home of a friend or your bug out location.  It’s 30 […]

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Vermiculture: Worm Farming

Vermiculture is worm farming – you could even call it worm growing. This process of farming worms has many benefits. In addition to reducing the amount of waste your household throws away, it is also very beneficial for your garden. Here is what you need to know to get started: What is Vermiculture? Vermiculture is […]

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15 Alternate Uses For Everyday Items

Part of being a prepper means you have the ability to see alternate uses for everyday objects, many that you already have at home.  It’s the whole, “When given lemons, make lemonade” philosophy.  You want to be flexible and imaginative. As is noted at the top of the page under our logo, we are Independent, […]

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6 Ways To Protect Paper Documents

During an emergency situation, there will be various documents and paperwork we will need to protect to ensure they are usable for as long as they are needed. From a map to photocopies of our passports, to copies of our driver’s license to allow us to return home after severe weather events, any form of […]

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The Dakota Fire Pit

A Dakota Fire Pit is a technique created by the Dakota Indians. It is a very effective method of building and maintaining a fire. It is relatively simple to construct and is super-efficient when it comes to burning fuel. The fire will burn hotter while using less wood – which in a survival situation can […]

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It’s All About The Joints

Joints are pretty complex structures. They allow us to move in a variety of ways. Each joint needs to be looked after correctly and effectively to ensure freedom from pain and no loss of mobility. Mobility is what it’s all about. Our aim is to have enough flexibility in our joints to allow us to […]

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