In today's podcast, Dr. Paul Range reviews the activities in this past weekend's Urban Core Basic Survival course.
- Rainwater storage system: the setup and functionality of a rainwater catchment system
- Food storage preparation for preparedness and emergency situations: covers how much food to store per individual, how to properly store food, containers to use and where to purchase them, and how to put food storage preparation into practice.
- Cooking in emergency situations with no electricity: methods for cooking, essential utensils to buy and where to get them.
- The BOB (Bug Out Bag) Test: checking the contents of students to make sure they have reliable and appropriate gear and testing it out on a hike to see how the bug out bags would fare in a real-life scenario.
- Cooking War: The Hobo Stove Vs. A Primus Backpacking stove --- trying these two alternate methods of cooking in outdoor windy scenarios
- Water sources: students learned how to make and took home both a 5 gallon water filter system and a water pump.
Upcoming classes for the Urban survival curriculum include a Permaculture course this coming weekend. For more information on this class, visit our online calendar!