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How to Make the Ultimate Survival Food: The SHTF we all prep for is what folks 150 years ago called daily life!

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The SHTF we all prep for is what folks 150 years ago called daily life:

…no electrical power, no refrigerators, no Internet, no computers, no TV, no hyperactive law enforcement, and no Safeway or Walmart.

They got things done or else we wouldn’t be here!

In this short article, I will unearth a long-forgotten secret that helped our ancestors survive famines, wars, economic crises, diseases, droughts, and anything else life threw at them… a secret that will help you do the same for your loved ones when America crumbles into the ground.

I’m also going to share with you three pioneer lessons that will ensure your children will be well fed when others are rummaging through garbage bins. In fact, these three old teachings will improve your life immediately once you hear them.

Lesson No. 1: Don’t Take Anything for Granted!

My grandfather came to America from Ukraine just before World War 2 and started a small farm in Texas. But before that, when he was only 12 and still in Ukraine, he survived a horrific famine. Out of the one hundred families that lived on his street, only 20 people lived to tell the tale.

What you are about to hear is a real recollection-as it was written in a personal journal just after the crisis by one of his neighbors:

“Where did all bread disappear, I do not really know, maybe they have taken it all abroad. The authorities have confiscated it, removed it from the villages, loaded grain into the railway coaches, and took it away someplace. They have searched the houses, taken away everything to the smallest thing. All the vegetable gardens, all the cellars were raked out, and everything was taken away.

It was so dreadful that every day became engraved in my memory. People were lying everywhere as dead flies. The stench was awful. Many of our neighbors and acquaintances from our street died.

…we tried to survive the best we could. We collected grass, goose-foot, burdocks, rotten potatoes, and made pancakes, soups from putrid beans or nettles. Collected gley from the trees and ate it, ate sparrows, pigeons, cats…and dogs. When there was still cattle, it was eaten first, then the domestic animals. Some were eating their own children. I would have never been able to eat my child. One of our neighbours came home when her husband, suffering from severe starvation ate their own baby-daughter. This woman went crazy.”

Another neighbor wrote a petition to the authorities. Here is just a paragraph:

“Please return the grain that you have confiscated from me. If you don’t return it, I’ll die. I’m 78 years old, and I’m incapable of searching for food by myself.”

Of course, nobody cared. In a crisis, it is everyone for himself! Although…in many cases, families did still remain families. Just after the winter, when there was absolutely nothing to eat, my grandfather, together with his mother, went to the nearest town where the government had established a soup kitchen.

Unfortunately, the 25-mile long journey was too much for his mother. After just five miles, she couldn’t walk anymore.

My grandfather noted in his journal:

“Mother said, ‘Save yourself; run to town.’ I turned back twice; I could not bear to leave my mother, but she begged and cried, and I finally went for good.”

I don’t know about you…but I’m a father myself, and when I read these things, I burst into tears.

Please allow me to take a wild guess without getting mad at me… Your life’s not perfect – but at least you have a computer or a mobile device to read this article on. Your fridge is probably half full – and while you have your problems, starvation is not one of them. And even though your job or retirement could be more enjoyable… you probably have enough money to at least get by.

And that’s great!

But make no mistake taking this for granted!

History has shown us many times that it can all fly away in a split of a second.

The biggest misstep that you can take now is to think that this can never happen in America or to you!

All that my grandfather and our ancestors – who came here and formed America -lived through would be in vain without lesson number 2:

“Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it.”

Call me old fashioned; I don’t care…but I completely believe in America and what our ancestors stood for.

They all had a part in turning this land into one of the most powerful countries in the world.

Many died and suffered before a creative mind found an ingenious solution to maybe a century old problem. Believe it or not, our ancestors skills are all covered in American blood. This is why these must be fought for, protected, and handed on for them to do the same for our children and our children’s children.

But now, my friends, we are sitting on the edge of oblivion.

Our fathers and our grandfathers were probably the last generation to practice basic things like building a root cellar or making pemmican.

Our ancestors laid the bricks and built the world’s strongest foundation…that we are about to -irreversibly forget!

And we’re going to pay the ultimate price for this.

Because if you have a big, strong house with a weak foundation, it doesn’t matter if it looks nice on the outside-the next flood will sweep it away!

And that is exactly what will happen to most Americans in the coming crisis!

Here we are, human beings in the 21st century, several lifetimes and a world away from our grandparents and their ways. Have we become better at living? I think not. I watch as we become ever more expectant that the world owes us a living. Consumerism has reached epic proportions and people feel aggrieved if they don’t own the latest gadget.

The truth is we have never been more disconnected from life, from the world, from the soil, from the trees, and from our own souls.

We are straying away from our roots on a dangerous road from which there will be no turning back. And the good and bad news is that we are the last generation that can truly do something about it.

We no longer know how to live without refrigerators, without cars, without phones or without supermarkets.

What will you do tomorrow if you simply are unable to buy things?

I sometimes even think we’re kidding ourselves with our Bug Out Bags and with our three-day food rations. Wouldn’t we be better off looking at what the pioneers took with them when they traveled from Independence, Missouri all the way to Oregon City?

Game meat was unreliable even then, so don’t think that they made this five-month journey counting only on that. If your life depended on this, what Bug Out Bag would you take with you? I know I would stick with whatever the pioneer had with him. He had to travel weeks on end without much help while taking cover from some native tribes at the same time.

And this is just a small, tiny example!

I don’t want to see our forefathers’ knowledge disappear into the darkness of time…and if you care for your family…and what America stands for…then neither should you!

This is the third and most important lesson of all:

“It’s always up to you.”

I believe in God and in the power of free will! I believe that you are the only one in charge of your destiny and that you are constantly making decisions that shape the rest of your life.

It’s true that we all had different starts, depending on our families and upbringing, but most of us here in the United States had at least decent beginnings. We had water and food, we could go shopping from time to time, and we had a decent medical system compared with other countries.

We should be more thankful for that! And we should ensure that we have something put aside for darker times.

If anything goes wrong with this country don’t blame the government or the president. They don’t truly care about you or your family. You’ll be the only one in charge of your fate!

I don’t know if you’ve noticed, but nothing just falls from the sky. GOD HELPS YOU, but He does not lay it on your table. You have to work hard and do things yourself!

As long as you are aware of this, your destiny rests solely on you and your willpower.

You can truly change things! And you can do a lot more than you think you can!

With this idea in mind five years ago, I wanted to do something that hadn’t been done before!

Something that not only would help me survive a crisis without investing a fortune in stockpiles, but something that I could do around my house on a daily basis using only methods that were tested and proven by our forefathers for centuries.

I wanted to unearth and learn the forgotten ways of our great-grandparents.

I went to my grandfather to find out how he survived and to learn the little secrets that helped him stay alive in spite of almost everyone else dying.

He was now almost 90, but the old man was still in good shape. For three weeks on end I absorbed his lessons like a dry sponge. On top of that, we built a lot of things together, including a root cellar and a storm shelter, just like the folks did when he was young. We made lard and ham, and we smoked four turkeys and preserved them for winter in four different, traditional ways-and a lot, lot more.

When I was a child, I was raised by my grandparents, but I hadn’t spent such a quality time with him until then. In fact, there were months when we barely even spoke-not because we couldn’t stand each other but because I was always too busy working or taking care of my kids… a lame excuse and a thing that I deeply regretted later on in life.

My grandfather passed on a couple of years ago and with him a magnificent amount of survival knowledge. I don’t know if you’re in a similar situation, but think about your grandfather and how many things he did or knew…things that will vanish forever into the dark abyss of ignorance.

And because I deeply believed in lesson no. three, that I was the only one who could change something, my goal for the last couple of years changed from not just “learning” but “saving” our forefathers’ ways.

This is one of the most important things that I’ve done in my life. I’m proud of it, but it took me five difficult years!

First, there is no person that knows all our forefathers’ forgotten secrets. Let’s just say that there are still a handful of people that still practice a lost skill transmitted from generation to generation even today…but not all the skills of course. I had to get in touch with a lot of people.

Second, where do you find these guys? They are no mainstream survival experts; they don’t have a website or a TV show. Some of them even live in remote areas without Internet or TV cable, earning a living like the pioneers did!

Third, I wanted to do something unprecedented. You know, articles like “11 Skills Your Great-Grandparents Had That You Don’t”, and they start listing the skills: hunting, fishing, foraging, butchering, and so on.

Pffff…this kind of information will never help anyone. I needed something solid, exact, and to the point! Not just skills! I wanted to know things that they actually built, ate, and stored and EXACTLY how they did it.

And fourth, I’m not sitting on a gold mine! As much as I enjoyed traveling and learning these skills, I still needed to go to work.

But what I didn’t realize when I started my journey is that you can’t save these skills only by writing them down. If all these writings will be forgotten in a dusty drawer right next to my bed, it won’t help anyone. This knowledge will die together with me, and all my efforts to save our forefathers’ ways would have been in vain.

This is because all my life I blindly believed in lesson 3…that “it is always up to me.”

But I was wrong!

In this case, it’s only halfway there:

It’s ALSO up to you!

Today is your chance to be part of saving our ancestors’ lost ways. I wanted to make this information available to every family out there without having to spend years of their lives or thousands of dollars.

So I came up with this great idea to edit all my manuscripts and to turn all this lost knowledge into one of the greatest books of this century:

The Lost Ways™

Saving Our Forefathers’ Skills

As you can see, I designed and edited the book in an old-fashion way, but most of it is not written by me personally because I didn’t want people to read a second account. I’m sure a lot of information would have been lost in this process. You know those little secrets that make a thing really work? Those little things will make a big difference. So I paid these experts for their time, and I got what I wanted.

These people are not professional writers but instead are uniquely special. They’re neither the strong, badass-type you see in Rambo movies nor the ultra-rich preppers from reality shows. They’re simple people who know a lost skill very well. They are smart, shrewd, and wise enough to survive for months or even years in the world’s most remote places.

Here’s just a glimpse of what you’ll find in The Lost Ways™:

For example, I’m sure you’ve already seen this plant…

This is wild lettuce also known as opium lettuce… for a good reason. It has side effects similar to Morphine but milder, being by far the strongest natural painkiller that grows in your backyard.

This milky substance inside this plant doesn’t contain any opiates, but it’s acting directly on the central nervous system (CNS) to lessen the feeling of pain. Many people have used it as a replacement for addictive prescription pain medicine.

Wild Lettuce is un-scheduled by the FDA, meaning it is legal to forage, to grow, and own without prescription or license… just like the Native Americans used it to heal their pain.

In The Lost Ways™ you’ll find lots of these common invaluable weeds with pictures, how to identify them, how to prepare them and how to use them… all with different medical effects… because when the medical system collapses this will be your only option to heal yourself.

  • You’ll discover the lost remedies used by our ancestors for centuries. And I’m not talking about rare and complicated insights that only a botanist knows. I’m talking about plants that grow in your backyard or around your house. Very common weeds.
  • From Ruff Simons, an old west history expert and former deputy, you’ll learn the techniques and methods used by the wise sheriffs from the frontiers to defend an entire village despite being outnumbered and outgunned by gangs of robbers and bandits, and how you can use their wisdom to defend your home against looters when you’ll be surrounded.

Really, this is all just a peek.

  • Native American ERIK BAINBRIDGE – who took part in the reconstruction of the native village of Kule Loklo in California, will show you how Native Americans build the subterranean roundhouse, an underground house that today will serve you as a storm shelter, a perfectly camouflaged hideout, or a bunker. It can easily shelter three to four families, so how will you feel if, when all hell breaks loose, you’ll be able to call all your loved ones and offer them guidance and shelter? Besides that, the subterranean roundhouse makes an awesome root cellar where you can keep all your food and water reserves year-round.
  • From Shannon Azares you’ll learn how sailors from the XVII century preserved water in their ships for months on end, even years and how you can use this method to preserve clean water for your family cost-free.
  • Mike Searson – who is a Firearm and Old West history expert – will show you what to do when there is no more ammo to be had, how people who wandered the West managed to hunt eight deer with six bullets, and why their supply of ammo never ran out. Remember the panic buying in the first half of 2013? That was nothing compared to what’s going to precede the collapse.
  • From Susan Morrow, an ex-science teacher and chemist, you’ll master “The Art of Poultice.” She says, “If you really explore the ingredients from which our forefathers made poultices, you’ll be totally surprised by the similarities with modern medicines.” Well…how would you feel in a crisis to be the only one from the group knowledgeable about this lost skill? When there are no more antibiotics, people will turn to you to save their ill children’s lives.
  • If you liked our video tutorial on how to make Pemmican, then you’ll love this: I will show you how to make another superfood that our troops were using in the Independence war, and even George Washington ate on several occasions. This food never goes bad. And I’m not talking about honey or vinegar. I’m talking about real food! The awesome part is that you can make this food in just 10 minutes and I’m pretty sure that you already have the ingredients in your house right now.
  • The Lost Ways™ is a far-reaching book with chapters ranging from simple things like making tasty bark-bread-like people did when there was no food-to building a traditional backyard smokehouse… and many, many, many more!

And believe it or not, this is not all…

If you get The Lost Ways™ right now, you’ll also receive three exclusive reports that will be off the table soon.

There is an old saying that our great-grandparents used to know:

“Once in life you need a doctor, a lawyer, a policeman, and a preacher, but every day, three times a day, you need a FARMER.”

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