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  1. Farming, Gardening & Homesteading
    I've always been told that elephant ears are toxic, especially the leaves and stem. However, the common garden plant is in the same family as the taro plant which is cultivated for its starchy root in S.E. Asia. Even the edible taro root has to be soaked in water and cooked before its edible...
  2. Edible & Non-Edible Plants
    Wild Mustard (See full blog post with pictures here) Mustards have been cultivated since before written history and selectively bred into many foods you know, but may not know are actually a type of mustard including; turnips, cabbage, collard greens, kale, cauliflower, broccoli and...
  3. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    Not sure how long they will be free- Free today-camping/survival ebooks https://www.amazon.com/s/ref=sr_pg_4?fst=p90x%3A1&rh=n%3A133140011%2Ck%3Acamping+free+kindle+books&page=4&keywords=camping+free+kindle+books&ie=UTF8&qid=1523741771 Page above includes- Non Toxic Mosquito Repellent recipes (2...
  4. Urban Survival
    Today I came to the reality that my family and I will die if a long term survival situation takes place. Why did this realization surprise me? Because I have spent the last five years of my life preparing my home, my supplies, and (most importantly) my skills for the potential collapse of life...
  5. Edible & Non-Edible Plants
    Lamium purpureum or Purple Deadnettle is an invasive plant from Europe with many edible and medicinal uses. It's found in over half the U.S., is high in vitamin C and makes a great base for a salad. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=thcADsSGzbs&list=UU54FMSddJAI5grDT22dyzxA
  6. Edible & Non-Edible Plants
    This is the 7th episode of 'Tales From The Wasteland' in it Dogmeat and I go over the curly dock. Curly dock is a crisp salad vegetable, but must be eaten in moderation. Cooking will allow you to eat much more of this plant and there is actually a number of recipes on the internet for it...
  7. Edible & Non-Edible Plants
    This is the 6th episode of 'Tales From The Wasteland' in it we cover Miner's Lettuce. It's official name is Claytonia perfoliata, but it's sometimes called indian lettuce or winter purslane. It got it's name from miners during the California gold rush who ate it to prevent scurvy. This is a...
  8. Books, Movies & Stories
    I just downloaded 130 free publications, books, etc...I've been through each fo these links and they all worked for me: http://alpha411.blogspot.com/2012/11/100-free-survival-downloads.html http://www.truthistreason.net/16-survival-downloads-field-manuals-and-handbooks...
  9. Farming, Gardening & Homesteading
    I stumbled upon this very interesting site, and I think it would be very beneficial to share with others here. http://eattheinvaders.org/ Invasive species are a major problem to the ecosystem as well as our economy, but we can eat many of them and people should eat them more often, it would...
  10. Events, Connections and Get togethers
    My husband and I are looking to connect with like-minded preppers in north central Oklahoma. We are Christians, 60+ and have lots of skills and experience. Half a bubble off but not wackos. ;) My husband is an amputee waiting for his new legs (soon)--he is a planner and security strategist...
  11. Australia and New Zealand
    Any animal or plant foods. If you can add an image, fine, if not just list what you saw or found.
  12. Edible & Non-Edible Plants
    Whooo yah! This weeks wild edible weed is Common Plantain or Broadleaf Plantain. You can eat the leaves, you can use them to treat bug bites, snakebites and even stop bleeding. Go read all about it! And enjoy the Video! Mr Twenty Twenty...
  13. Edible & Non-Edible Plants
    This Wild Edible Weed of The Week is Goosefoot! It really is a plant, not part of a goose, and it is delicious! Carol took some great photos of it for you, and I did a tiny little write up - you can read it here: http://www.nativeeyes.com/lambs-quarters-goose-foot/ If you are in SW...
  14. Edible & Non-Edible Plants
    This Week's Edible Weed (Flower) of the Week has a Chinese Connection. It is a flower that can be found all over the world, has been used in chinese medicine, and almost every part of of this plant is edible at one point or another. Click the link to see the photo gallery and read up on the...
  15. Edible & Non-Edible Plants
    Whooo yah! This weeks weed of the week, is a common lawn weed, that I bet most of us nibbled on as kids. Wood Sorrel is a great trail side and common lawn nibble, that will quench your thirst, and it's an easy one to impress your friends with! Go read all about it here: Edible Weed of The...
  16. Edible & Non-Edible Plants
    It's what you often overlook, that will either kill you, or save your life. Red Clover is high in protein. Something that is often overlooked by herbalists, survivalists, and foragers. The leaves and flowers can be eaten raw, or cooked, and it's fun to eat something so pretty. <grin> Enjoy...
  17. Edible & Non-Edible Plants
    Whooo yah! Just put up the Edible Weed of The Week here: http://www.nativeeyes.com/chickweed-edible-weed-of-the-week/ I really love eating chickweed, and Carol and I gather it several times a week to add to salads, and rice dishes. It reminds me of what Sweet Corn used to taste like, when I...
  18. Edible & Non-Edible Plants
    Every year, people die or get sick because they THINK that they know what they are eating. Here is a real quick eye opening article on "dandelions" that you'll enjoy. It takes about 90 seconds to read, well worth the time...
  19. Edible & Non-Edible Plants
    :thumb:Being of concern for tomorrows needs "Today", Food is the first thing that comes to mind. Seeds are great to store and will make a world of difference if you have a place to plant a garden at your retreat location if and when the "SHTF". Having several months of food stored up is a must...
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