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Fred Demara

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Tree Treats | Free Food From The Forset

When we consider our forebears’ traditional harvest resources, we see that common trees are a cornucopia of good food that’s free for the taking. Trees have always supplied essential good things to eat, from fruits to nuts, but the tree itself can supply wholesome— and tasty—sustenance to...

Survival Ceramics | Making What You Need To Live

The harsh reality of barehanded survival is that you only have what you can carry. Are you thirsty yet? “Survival” implies that whatever task we face, we may be doing it with our bare hands. No problem. Aboriginal people accomplished a lot with their bare hands, not...

Emergency Food Supplies | Store What You Eat, Eat What You Store

When food supplies have been designed and manufactured for long-term storage and have been stored right, their usable life may be longer than most people suppose. I have eaten Civil Defense survival biscuits (the ones that looked like po’ boy graham crackers) that were more than 40...

Git’er Done Multi-Tools | A Dozen Top Survival Partners

Tim Leatherman may have remembered his Grandma playing, “Here is the church, here is the steeple; look inside and see all the people” when he invented a new genre of folding multiple- use pliers. Their life-saving potential was enhanced by their folding compactness, because this handful of tools was with you when needed. Leatherman’s logical, practical butterfly...

Food On The Run

Making Use Of Nature’s Market Teddy Roosevelt advised, “Do the best you can, with what you have, where you are.” Excellent advice when foraging food in a survival situation, because the real life hunter-gatherer has always been more of a gathererhunter— it’s just that the hunting and fishing part is more...