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Drinking Wastewater…Is it a big deal?

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Are you willing to drink water that was treated three times and mixed with lake water?…oh, and I forgot to mention that it was once sewage wastewater. THIS ARTICLE shares Midland’s challenge with the water shortage they are experiencing in Texas. Apparently, they will be “running out” of water within the next six months and […]

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Food Considerations in Times of Crises: Buggin’ Out (5/5)

Know your terrain & navigate the turf. Educate yourself on what to expect & prepare for your performance there. With all the talk of current events & the buzz of uncertainty, having plans to Shelter-In-Place or Buggin’ Out is important. It may not always prove wise to Bug-Out, especially if you find yourself in a […]

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Food Considerations in Times of Crises: Building Your Safety Net (4/5)

Your safety network is not a back-up, it is a primary system of strength. All too often, well-intentioned people who consider themselves preppers and survivalists rely on their own knowledge and resources to get them through potential widespread threats. They anticipate that society as we know it can come to a sudden pause, if not […]

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Food Considerations in Times of Crises: Long-Term 91+ Days (3/5)

The idea of relying almost entirely upon your 91+Day or Long-Term food storage is not something out of a doomsday novel. I personally have known a few families who have been forced to live off of their Long-Term storage because of sudden deaths, financial tragedies, and loss of employment within their families. I have seen […]

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Food Considerations in Times of Crises: Short-Term 90 Days (2/5)

Minimal preps refers to minimal amounts of resources and energy needed to prepare something, in this case it is food. As your emergency preps move closer to the a Long-Term time frame, you should anticipate a transition period. A transition from what-to-what? Well, this series specifically focuses on food considerations. So, we’ll keep it there. […]

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Food Considerations in Times of Crises: Immediate Nutrition-No Preps (1b/5)

Yesterday, I mentioned the characteristics of Immediate Nutrition components. They included the following: Easily & Safely stored Easily Accessible Open & Eat Retains shelf-life of 3-6 months Light-weight & Compact Weather-Resistant Packaging Nutrient-Dense* Tastes Good & Your Body Processes it well As promised, I’ll go into a little more detail on the points mentioned above. […]

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Food Considerations in Times of Crises: Immediate Nutrition-No Preps (1a/5)

I spoke with a good friend of mine a few months ago and asked him what his ideal 72-Hour kit would contain. He’s a very idealistic guy who leaves no question as to what he’s thinking. His immediate response was: “It would be all water!” His response was right but impractical. Aside from the 3-Component […]

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Food Considerations in Times of Crises: Overview

Millions of voices in the marketplace are all screaming for your business, “Buy this product!” It can get downright tiring and confusing when you’re trying to make a choice about which product and service you’re gonna use. If you’re lucky enough to really know what you want  and why you want it before shopping, then […]

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How To Begin Your Water Preparations: Access Contingency Plan (4/5)

Now that you have your: MOWAPS- Mobile Water Purification System CCP- Consumption Contingency Plan STWS- Short-Term Water Storage <90 Days LTWS- Long-Term Water Storage > Days, We are ready to lightly cover creating your Access Contingency Plan (ACP). This differs from the CCP because although the CCP does consider potential sources from which you’ll draw […]

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