Author: Ryan Buford

Encouraging Young Entrepreneurs – The Next Generation Show

For many of us as kids we sought out to make a quick buck. Maybe it was just to get a piece of candy after school from the vending machines down the road. Maybe it was to save up for a new bike. Maybe it was for long-term savings. Whatever the reason to make money,…
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May 20, 2019 0

Urban Gardening With The Next Generation

One of the benefits of living on a homestead is leaving the urban world behind. But for many people that isn’t an option. So how can you go about creating a more self-sufficient lifestyle in an urban environment? Micro gardening. That’s right. Even in a concrete jungle, there are options that can provide a very…
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May 14, 2019 0

Exploration and Navigation on The Next Generation

Exploration and curiosity are some of the many gifts that children share with us as parents and adults. I remember encouraging my own kids with scavenger hunts and road trips and navigation exercises. And as they grow older, they’ll come to realize the value of simple navigation techniques. Whether they roam the planet, climb the…
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May 3, 2019 0

A Case for Horses in The Apocalypse – The Next Generation Show

Horses have been around for centuries, and without a doubt changed every culture they were introduced to. But in the last few decades, horsemanship has dwindled to a tiny fraction of what it once was. This week we are joined with prepping team Dale and Lisa of the Survivalist Prepper Podcast and Budget Equestrian to…
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April 27, 2019 0

“Give Me Shelter” – The Next Generation Show

Shelter is huge. Shelter keeps us shielded from harsh weather. Shelter allows us to function at a normal level. Shelter brings the most basic of comforts. But without it, we are exposed. Vulnerable. Extreme cold, or extreme heat, combined with either humidity or dry air has potential to significantly reduce our ability to survive. Last…
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April 20, 2019 0

SERE Survival Skills – The Next Generation

For many preppers, the idea of a SHTF scenario means grabbing your bag and heading out to a secret location out in the woods. You’ve decided that urban survival among the masses is not an option. As a prepper, you have your gear at the ready with water filtration, pack, fire starting gear, a knife…
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April 13, 2019 0

Staying Afloat During A Flood – Part 2

Last week, we spent some time talking about the threat of oncoming floods that poses a significant risk to low lying areas across the country – especially those along the Mississippi river and southern regions of the United States. The flooding is a constant reminder that even if we have all our preps in line,…
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March 31, 2019 0

Staying Afloat During a Flood With The Next Generation Show

Join us as we discuss ways you can prepare for a flood no matter where you live.


March 23, 2019 0

Was Mary Poppins a Prepper?! With The Next Generation Show

This week we take a critical look on what it means to be a Prepper. In an effort to debunk the stigma and negative connotation that comes along with being a prepper, we’re striving to expose preppers in a new light. This is the first in a new series segment that we’ll be spacing out…
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March 9, 2019 0

Native American Skills with The Next Generation Show

As kids growing up, my parents made sure to take the time and expose us to the history and traditions of the west. Ghost towns, mining camps, historical landmarks. But perhaps most influential and inspiring were the Pow-Wows and survival skills inherent in Native American culture.  


March 3, 2019 2

Cowboy Survival Skills that Ruled the West with The Next Generation Show

The old west was a romantic, desolate, violent place. It was a world without rule of law outside the borders of what few small communities spotted the landscape. Life then is what people today may consider the end of the world – no electricity, no running water, scarce food, barren landscapes, impossible terrain, vigilante justice.…
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February 24, 2019 0

Teaching Kids to Fish – Survival for a Lifetime! with The Next Generation

  As the old saying goes, “Give a man a fish and he’ll eat for a day – teach a man to fish and he’ll eat for a lifetime.” At a surface level, the act of fishing seems simple enough. Put some bait on a line and cast it off and within a few seconds…
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February 17, 2019 0

Prepping For Mars! – The Next Generation

As kids we were sometimes told to reach for the stars. For many of us, being an astronaut was a childhood dream or ambition. But few manage to hang on to that dream like our special guest this week, Alyssa Carson. This week on The Next Generation, we are joined with the United States’ youngest…
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February 7, 2019 0