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Shipping Containers for Preppers

It doesn’t take long to start hearing about shipping containers once you’re in the preparedness world. They commonly get brought up as buried bunkers...

Don’t Overlook Coffee as a Staple in your Prepper Supply

While we may not all be daily or regular coffee drinkers, not addicted to a daily "Starbuck's" fix, coffee in its whole bean and...

Self-Sufficiency Superstars – Pickin’ A Chicken

Editors Note: Another article from R. Ann Parris to The Prepper Journal. Think you know everything there is to know about preppers preferred livestock to...

Preserving the Harvest – Canning and Dehydrating

Editors Note: Another article from R. Ann Parris to The Prepper Journal. With the dog days of Summer upon us it is time to think...

Self-Sufficiency Superstars – Top Crops for Any Growers

 Editors Note: Another article from R. Ann Parris to The Prepper Journal. As always, if you have information for Preppers that you would like...

Stealth Vegetables and Vitamins At Your Disposal

Editors Note: Another article from RA to The Prepper Journal. As always, if you have information for Preppers that you would like to share and...

Weirding Weather – Proofing Our Production

Editors Note: Another article from R Ann Parris to The Prepper Journal. As always, if you have information for Preppers that you would like to...

Survival Gardens – Minimum Seed Requirements Revisited

 Editors Note: Another article from R Ann Parris to The Prepper Journal, a supplement for her last post on the subject. with new information...

Survival Gardens: Strawberries & Slugs

Editors Note: Another guest contribution from Rebecca to The Prepper Journal. As always, if you have information for Preppers that you would like to share...

Prepper Must-Haves: Shipping Pallets

There are probably 1,001 uses for wooden shipping pallets besides sticking them in a burn barrel. We can regularly source them for free or...

Horsepower For Preppers – Quickfire Intro

Periodically preppers and prepper fiction bring up hoof stock as options for A Bad Thing that removes electric and combustion engines. It’s really only...

Converting Lawns to Gardens – Selecting our Spot

Editors Note: The first of a two-article submission from R. Ann Parris to The Prepper Journal. As always, if you have information for Preppers that...

Prepping for the Big Freezes

There are all kinds of potentials that lead to various mini or full-fledged ice ages … nuclear and volcanic winters, solar grand minimum, Agenda...

Home Security – One Preppers Experience

Editors Note: A guest submission from Valknut79 to The Prepper Journal. The next Prepper Writing Contest Award is coming! As always, if you have...

Lessons from History – Starving Spring

Preppers sometimes get the impression that spring answers the winter prayers of the hungry. Not always. One of the worst times of year for...

The Best Preps for ANY Budget

Editors Note: Another guest contribution from R. Ann Parris to The Prepper Journal. As always, if you have information for Preppers that you would...

Be Prepared for Disaster with These Tech Upgrades

Editors Note: Another guest post from Scott to The Prepper Journal. Timely as the world attends the Consumers Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas. As always, if...

Helpers for Preppers’ Hands

Editors Note: Another guest post from R.Ann Parris to The Prepper Journal. Whether this is you, a parent or grandparent, it is all something...

Is This Far Enough Off the Grid?

I know, but we can dream can't we? This just might work if you want to be your own grid-square. A place with almost...

Building your Food Storage

Editors Note: Another guest post from John Hertig to The Prepper Journal. A follow-on article to his recent post on Building Water Storage Systems. ...

Preppers – Got Glut? Cut Feed Bills!

An overabundance of eggs or milk is a good problem to have. It’s one some families will never experience, but it’s a common enough...

The Lone Sock

It’s a mystery in many houses – where in tarnation do the odd socks go? In others, there’s people like me who have a...

Permaculture Zone Planning for When Winter is Coming

Editors Note: Another contribution from R. Ann Parris to The Prepper Journal. As always, if you have information for Preppers that you would like...

Storage-Friendly Survival Gardening

Editors Apology: My bad as the article is from R. Ann Parris, it looks like her work, but was part of a set of...

Drive-BY Garden Preps!

 Editor’s Note: Another outstanding entry from one of our regular and trusted contributors to The Prepper Journal. And, as always, if you have information...

What is Your Prepper Resume?

Editor’s Note: Another contribution from Xavier, much appreciated.    After the SHTF and it stops falling from the sky and you're alone, where will you go? Will...

Selecting Crops for Survival Gardens

 Editor’s Note: Another outstanding entry from one of our regular and trusted contributors to The Prepper Journal. And, as always, if you have information...

Start Gardening Differently

Small scale or large, when it comes to the veggies, doing things differently can buy us the time and space to get started or expand our harvests.

Prepping Priorities – What Should You Be Prepping For?

We can look at what is most likely to occur in the near future and our lifetimes, and use that information to help us decide where to focus our time, efforts and resources.

How to Get the Most Food from Your Survival Garden

Here are a few ways we can cut down on the labor and time of gardening and increase our yields, whether we’re just getting started with some pots or whether we’re ready to expand our production in times of crisis