ten free things for clever preppers to do and make

Freebies for Preppers
Beg, borrow, but don't steal great prepping supplies

Freebies are all around you and if you are clever, you can get them. This guide
will give you a push to find ten free things for preppers to get, do and make.

Beg, borrow but don't steal. There are many free things for preppers who are clever.
Don't be cynical, because  all the ideas on this page are free with no hidden costs.
Really, there are no strings attached.

Ten free things for clever preppers to get, do and make
Below are ideas that will get you thinking about preps you can get, do and make
that don't cost a dime.

#1: Seed exchange.
The best things in life are free! The Seed Exchange proves just that. It provides a
place where preppers and gardeners can offer seeds for trade and make requests
for seeds they want. Items for sale are not permitted! Make a trade to today!
Get free seeds and plant starts that you can regrow yourself.

#2: Regrow Grocery Store Scallions.
Did you know you can regrow scallions from what you get at the grocery store?
Here's how to re-grow the scallions you'll use for dinner tonight:

#3: Shelters, Shacks and Shanties by Daniel Carter Beard.
Free Guide!
From one of the founders of the Boy Scouts of America, comes this free guide:
Shelters, Shacks and Shanties. This free guide contains a wealth of practical
instruction on how to build a bark teepee, a tree-top house , a log cabin and a sod
house and more. Download this for your personal survival manual. No professional
architects are needed here; and knowing how to use an axe is more important than
having specific carpentry skills. Check and see that this guide is sold on Amazon
Kindle for $7.41, but it's free to you by clicking the image below or the link above.

#4: Kids Freebies.
Kids often eat free at restaurants, and grocery stores also want to give your kids
stuff for free. When shopping for groceries make sure to check in with customer
service if you bring in your children to shop with you to see what they may have:

  • Trader Joes freebies. Trader Joes offers an entertaining hunt for a stuffed
    toy. When your child finds it, he or she need only check in with the customer
    service either at the back of the store or the front. Sometimes it's with the
    free food samples, which you should also partake. Kids will get an organic
    lollypop or other treat.

  • Whole foods freebies. Whole foods has fresh produce for your child. Have
    your kid pick up an apple or banana on the way out, even if he or she is not
    hungry. An apple you get for free is an apple you don't have to buy!

#5: Free dirt.
Look for homeowners building a pool or basement. You may be able to haul away
some clean dirt for free and help them out, but before you do, make sure you know
the history of the land. For example, houses built on an air force base or near a tire
plant are not be suitable for planting fruits and vegetables because of the
contaminants in the soil or radon, which can cause lung cancer.

To check the dirt, take several soil samples mixed from different places.

Different ways to test the dirt:

  • rapitest soil tester. It’s vital to know the existing pH level in garden soil. You
    can use a ph soil tester. The patented color comparator system allows for
    easy color comparisons versus a typical printed color chart. Extensive, yet
    simple, instructions are included along with recommendations for over 400
    plants. Test results allow the gardener the amend and fertilize appropriately,
    ensuring the best possible results. Costs around $7, which is well worth the

#6: Forge a free fish scaler.
The fish scaler above will cost you around $10 on Amazon, but the clever preppers
and Patriotrising.com have created the perfect fish scaler and it didn't cost them a
dime only their time. It's free to make if you drink beer. Find a stick, hammer a few
Heineken beer caps and you're ready to scale your fish copying the design below.
Do that, and you've just saved yourself $10.

#7: Get hard and soft copy books for free.

#8: Free Movie. After Armageddon.
Below is the movie documentary by the History Channel illustrating a worst-case
scenario dramatization, After Armageddon, which first aired January 5, 2010 as part
of Armageddon Week. After Armageddon presented a picture of the breakdown of
society after a worldwide pandemic flu. It's a powerful video. If it's not available in
the preview below, you can purchase it, left for around $7. It's well worth the cost,
but you can see it here for free:

#9: Bartering.
Bartering is the best way to get something for free, and while we have an excellent
list of bartering items just for preppers, but we can do better than that. Left is a free
book about all about bartering if you have Kindle Unlimited. If not, don't worry as
there are plenty of other
free books for preppers and you don't need to own a
Kindle (any tablet will do).

#10: Camp for free!
Finding free camping this summer is easier than you may think. Freshoffthegrid.com
shows you
how to camp for free in the United States and Canada.

Free guide, How to Stop Living Paycheck from Paycheck, Learn Money Managements
Tricks, Become Self-Sufficient, above is available for your Kindle or other eReader.

More free preps

More Free guides on prepping
Seek and ye shall find! Here are more free resources, just for preppers:

Ten more free preps...
Ten more free preps are yours for the taking! Read Ten Totally Free Preps (we
promise they won't cost a dime). This was the first article in the series.

Happy endings...
America is home of the free and home of the freebies. There's much to get for free if
you just open your eyes. Now it's your turn to get free stuff not just for you, but for
your school: Start a Box Tops Program!

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