Meet the Bowyer: Q&A with Dave Mead

Dave Mead is the founder of Mead Longbows, a renowned bowyer, author and illustrator. We love Dave’s high-performance, beautiful bows and it’s the bows we make in all of our 1-day and 2-day bow workshops. In addition to being insanely … Read More

Plantain: Edible & Medicinal Plants

Plantain: Edible & Medicinal Plants By: Matt Tate, Co-Founder of American Survival Co. Plantain is a plant that we enjoy teaching students about at our plant walks and in our wilderness survival classes. It is a useful, multipurpose plant that … Read More

Lessons from Irma: 3 Overlooked Skills Needed in A Natural Disaster

Lessons from Irma: 3 Overlooked Skills Needed in A Natural Disaster By Joel Graves, Co-founder of American Survival & Former EOD Naval Special Warfare Natural disasters affect millions of people worldwide regardless of age, race, or gender. Regardless of the … Read More

Meet Joel Graves: Expert Survival Instructor

Meet Joel Graves: Expert Survival Instructor Former EOD Naval Special Warfare and Co-founder of American Survival Co. 1. What was your background before American Survival Co.? I’m a 10-year combat veteran. I served in the Navy’s elite bomb squad known … Read More