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Can you eat moss? ( Top 8 Edible Mosses )

A lot of people confuse moss and liches, but the truth is that both of them are very different. Basically moss is a plant, and they use photosynthesis to survive, just like any other plant mosses convert sunlight into energy. On the other hand, lichens are made of fungi and algae, these live in a symbiotic relationship with one another …

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How to store canned food after opening? ( Safe and Easy )

Not a lot of people think about the everyday logistics of surviving, like what to do whit opened canned foods. Most people once they open canned food they will consume it entirely so that it doesn’t spoil. Although you can do this fairly easily with canned foods meant for one or two persons but with bigger canned foods you will …

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How to keep water fresh in a storage tank? ( Top 10 Ways )

It is always a good idea to keep at least some water in a storage tank, you never know when you will be needing it. There are a lot of uses for stored water like cooking, cleaning, and washing. As I have started writing this article it just occurred to me that I haven’t paid my water bill in months, …

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Can you eat pine needles? ( Top 4 Edible Pine Needles )

Throughout history, people have been using pine needles in one form or another. Pine needles contain vitamins A and C, which you will have a hard time finding in the wild during wintertime. Some types of pine needles have been used as herbal remedies due to their antibacterial properties. Yes, you can eat pine needles, as long as there are …

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Can humans eat dog food in an emergency? ( How safe is it? )

People will do anything possible to stay alive in an emergency situation, while some people will eat almost anything they can get their hands on, but others will rather go hungry than eat something which is not made for human consumption. Yes, humans can eat dog food in an emergency, as long as the dog food hasn’t gone bad or …

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What bugs can you eat? ( Top 26 Edible Bugs )

Bugs are considered by many a superfood, as pound for pound bugs contain more protein than beef. The problem is that most people are disgusted with the idea of eating bugs, but sooner or later as the world’s population grows we will probably start considering bugs as a staple food. If you think you would never eat bugs you might …

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Best single food to live on ( Top 11 )

A lot of people say that the Irish people survived for centuries by only eating potatoes, the truth is that potatoes were a staple diet but they also ate fish, vegetables, and meat occasionally. Eating one food type alone will only lead to organ failure sooner no matter how nutritious it might actually be. The best single food to live …

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Growing potatoes from a potato ( In 8 Easy Steps )

Potatoes are excellent for people who are living off the grid and who would want to have a more self-sustaining life, even a small potato garden could end up feeding your entire family during the wintertime, so go ahead and just plant some potatoes. You can grow potatoes from a potato by digging a trench, making compost, sprouting potatoes, preparing …

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What to do with sprouted potatoes? ( Top 8 Uses )

Potatoes have been used for centuries already, while most people think that potatoes can only be used as food, but there are a lot of ways on how you can use them besides eating them, even if they have already sprouted. You can use sprouted potatoes for eating, growing potatoes, using them for animal feed, composting, making adhesive, cleaning, removing …

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How to preserve meat in the wild? ( Top 12 Methods )

Surviving in the wild without a constant and reliable source of meat will be a challenge, we as humans not only need the protein from the meat but also the fat as fat plays a vital role in the correct function of our body. You can preserve meat in the wild by draining the meat of fluids, dry curing, wet …