Sunday, October 9, 2016

OFF GRID - Basic Foraging Tips for the Novice

Wild Blackberries on the bush

Unless you reside in the middle of a large city, you can usually find areas in the nearby countryside where you can forage for certain foods and herbs.

By foraging, you get the advantage of having natural grown foods, without any added chemicals, that are free for you to collect and use at home.

Click on the link below to read a very good article by Beth Eaglescliffe a fellow HubPages writer. You will find a wealth of excellent information to help you get started in foraging.

Forage for wild plants and herbs.

Saturday, September 24, 2016

OFF GRID - How to safely use water from wild sources like streams and rivers

As the concerned survivalist moves their lifestyle further and further away from "civilization" they will eventually get to the point where they must consider using nature's wild water sources.

But, the first thing you need to realize is that the typical stream, river, or pond will often contain contaminants that must be filtered and removed before the water is safe.

OFF GRID - Food Preservation facts for the beginner Survivalist

Regardless of whether you are a hard core Survivalist, or just want to change your lifestyle to where you are more in charge of such things as your food supply; we all need to be knowledgeable of just how long some of your foods can be stored and still be useful.

A fellow writer on HubPages, Cynthia Hoover, has written an excellent article, aimed at the beginner survivalist, that explains these basics of food preservation.

Saturday, January 9, 2016

Health Benefits of Green Tea

Green Tea

I switched over to drinking Green Tea instead of Sodas several years ago.

When I am out and about, and I can't get Green Tea, I can usually find your standard American blends offered, and I just order what they have for my beverage.

I'm not sure if any miracles have happened with my health but at least I took the step of no longer drinking sodas.