Survival+Preparedness

Living Ready is a special project of Gun Digest. Through magazines, books and online content, it explores the challenges and triumphs of survival and preparedness for the everyday person. New print issues are published twice per year and available at select newsstands only.

Topics covered include:

  • training to be suitably armed to survive threats (natural or man-made) against themselves, their loved ones and their community
  • putting a sound emergency preparedness plan into place
  • safely storing food, and gathering gear necessary to our survival
  • growing our own food, and canning and preserving that food
  • hunting for food, and then preparing and storing the catch
  • raising small animals such as chickens, rabbits, or pygmy goats
  • identifying and using natural remedies for everyday problems and chores
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How to Clean a Wild Turkey

Click here to read how to clean a wild turkey. These are good skills to know even if the only turkeys you see are in a grocery store.

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Busting Myths About Flood Insurance

Is flood insurance right for you? Will disaster aid cover what you'd need anyway? Why are rates going up so much? Click here to find out.

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Photos: Tips for Bug-Out Locations

Here are some tips for a bug-out location that will improve efficiency and sufficiency during a crisis. Photos detail water, hygiene and bedding tips.