Survival Prepping | Grow Your Own | Self Reliance

6 Methods To Preserve Excess Chillies

Growing your own food is a great strategy for off-grid living or starting your journey to becoming self-sufficient. The problem with growing your own food is how to store the excess long term for future use. Each crop will have its own best methods of preservation, and today we are going to be talking about…

Self Reliance | Knife Making | Survival Skills

Upskill Yourself Learning Blacksmithing

There are many tasks and projects to be undertaken on a homestead. One of the ways that you can save money, become more self reliant, and get projects done in your own time is to upskill yourself! Our post Upskill Yourself For Self Reliance On The Homestead covers several ways to achieve this. Upskill yourself…

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Estwing Camping Hatchet Review

A camping hatchet is a very useful tool to have available for outdoor activities. It’s versatility makes it something to consider adding to your camping tool kit or off-grid tool collection. A camping hatchet is somewhat smaller than a full size axe. This is because the camping hatchet or axe is designed to be lightweight…

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Sumpri Pocket Survival Chainsaw Review

Including a pocket survival chainsaw in your gear is a great idea! It is not only useful for camping and survival tasks, but can come in very handy in your own back yard! This pocket saw is the ideal tool to cut down an unwanted branch that is at a difficult angle where you cannot…

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Hybern8 Inflatable Sleeping Pad

An inflatable sleeping pad is not necessarily survival gear, because lets face it, if you really have to you can do without one. But if you want to have a bit of comfort on your next hiking trail, or while out camping, then this product is for you! The last thing you want after a…

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SolarFlare Portable Solar Panel

This portable solar panel is simply awesome! Solar panels a generally big and bulky and often fragile. This product is totally the opposite, which makes it ideal for camping, hiking, off grid and survival activities. This portable solar panel can be used off-grid to charge cellphones, radios, rechargeable torches, headlamps or gps. What I Like…

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Selkirk Fixed Blade Survival Knife

A survival knife is an essential part of your outdoor equipment. A good survival knife is the best tool to have with you in a survival situation. Buck Knives is a company that are well renowned for their products and this knife comes with a lifetime warranty! What I Like About This Survival Knife There…

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10 Reasons To Carry A Shemagh

People throughout the Middle East have, for centuries, been using the Shemagh (pronounced “Schmog”) as a head covering or headscarf. Traditionally, it is used in hot, dry, desert and semi-desert regions, but can also be used in colder climates. The Shemagh is also called a Keffiyeh or a Ghutrah. Military units throughout the world have…

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Outdoorsman Lab Sleeping Bag Review

A good sleeping bag can make the difference between a good nights sleep and a lousy nights sleep. It can even make the difference to your survival in extreme conditions. The Outdoorsman Lab Sleeping Bag This product by Outdoorsman Lab gets the MyGreenTerra stamp of approval for the following reasons. Extremely Comfort. This sleeping bag…

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Coleman CH7 Headlamp Review

Most people would agree that a good headlamp is an indispensable item for off-grid living and outdoor activities. Whether your outdoor activity is  sport, hiking, fishing or being prepared for survival situations, you need one of these headlamps! You need to consider a number of features to look for in a suitable outdoor headlamp. Quality…

Healthy Lifestyle | Survival Skills

Foraging For Edibles – Amaranth

Foraging for edibles is a useful skill to have, whether you are a survivalist, or just want to be able to use the nature around you! Amaranth is another plant one plant can forage for in the wild, along with other plants such as Purselane and Wood Sorrel. As always, when foraging for wild edibles,…

Alternative Energy | Survival Gear

GravityLight – The Light That Uses Gravity Power

Not many people think of gravity power when the topic of alternative energy comes up! Gravity is an energy that is free, and all around us, so why not use it as an energy source? This is the kind of creative thinking that is going to help transform the way we use energy in the…