Gardening/permaculture · Money savers · Prepping · Survival

The Survival Podcast

This will be a quick post, but I’m very proud to have had the opportunity to redesign the website for one of my favorite survival/prepping resources, and I wanted to announce that here and give that site a little plug. The Survival Podcast is a daily (Monday-Friday) hour-long original podcast produced by Jack Spirko. He’s… Continue reading The Survival Podcast

Primitive/wilderness skills · Survival

Fish heads, fish heads…

We just finished our second Hunter-Gatherer weekend class taught by Sam Coffman of The Human Path. This time our class was primarily devoted to primitive fishing techniques. Having survived the previous weekend on nothing to eat for a day and a half other than grasshoppers and roasted prickly pear cactus, the group of 10 hunter-gatherers… Continue reading Fish heads, fish heads…

Primitive/wilderness skills · Survival

A dirty tale of a dirty weekend, part two

After hours spent working on the necessities of shelter, fire, food and water (we made water purification systems with plastic bottles, grass, gravel, sand, and charcoal), it was time to break for the night. Several of us took this opportunity to strip off some of the layers of dirty, sweaty clothing we had worn all… Continue reading A dirty tale of a dirty weekend, part two

Primitive/wilderness skills · Survival

A dirty tale of a dirty weekend, part one

I really hate prickly pears. I used to just dislike them. But after last weekend, I can safely say I hate them. The weekend started innocently enough. As I documented in my previous post, I got to learn about wild plants, hang out with a baby fawn, and milk a goat. Saturday and Sunday were… Continue reading A dirty tale of a dirty weekend, part one