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The Pyramid of Wilderness Survival Food
For me, knowing what foods can be eaten in the wild isn’t just about survival.  It is about self-sufficiency and[...]


There is an abundance of food and medicine right outside your backdoor.

Here you can learn about wild edibles and natural medicinal plants that you can forage in nature or even the city.  

Plus, these articles explore what to do with the foraged plants, such as making teas, tinctures and essential oils.

Can You Eat Acorns?
Most people would probably starve to death if they were left  to their own devices in the wild. Yet, there[...]
How to Harvest Your Own Pine Nuts in the Wild
Along with water and shelter, food is one of the most important pillars of survival.  Maybe you are get lost[...]
How to Tell if a Wild Plant is Safe to Eat
I’ve got survival food packed in my Bug Out Bag, but I also know that it is going to run[...]
13 Edible Plants You Can Find in Urban Environments
When I was in my 20s, I lived in a big city on the Northeast coast. Considering that this was[...]


Making and Using a Slingshot For Hunting and Survival
​Humans have been using clubs, spears and other primitive tools to hunt game and defend themselves since the dawn of[...]
5 Ridiculously Simple Animal Traps and Snares for Outdoor Survival
When it comes to outdoor survival, eating is one of your last concerns.  Humans can go up to 3 weeks[...]

Eating insects

Survival Expert Shows How to Eat Grasshoppers in the Wild
Insects like grasshoppers are a great survival food that is packed with protein, fat, and other crucial nutrients.   We could[...]
Ultimate Guide to Eating Bugs for Survival
A major disaster occurs and you’ve got to flee with your family to the wilderness. You’ve thought ahead and packed[...]


How to Build a Survival Fishing Kit that You Can Depend On
In just about every Bug Out Bag discussion group, you’ll hear people talking about their survival fishing kits. The idea[...]
3 Ways to Make a Survival Fish Trap
In a survival situation, do you imagine yourself using the paper clip from your survival kit to fashion a fishing[...]

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