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Jonathan and Kylene Jones

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Jonathan and Kylene Jones are the authors of The Provident Prepper, A Common-Sense Guide to Preparing for Emergencies. They own Your Family Ark, LLC, an educational and consulting business designed to assist individuals and families in preparing for an uncertain future. 

Classes Taught

  • Got Water: Storing and Producing Safe Drinking Water
    • Thu 10:20 AM
  • Clean drinking water is an absolute necessity. Learn how to safely store water, locate water sources and create safe drinking water through disinfection and filtration. Did you know you can make liquid chlorine from dry calcium hypochlorite or disinfect water using the sun and a plastic bottle? We’ll teach you important skills that just might save you from contracting a nasty water-borne illness.

  • What Is That Smell: Sanitation When Systems Fail
    • Thu 11:40 AM
  • Improper sanitation spreads disease and is quite problematic following disasters. How would you dispose of human waste if the sewer system fails? Do you know how to wash dishes or laundry with limited water? Learn about alternative toilet options, proper emergency sanitation, and how to prevent the spread of disease during a crisis.

  • No Power; No Problem: How to Cook When the Lights Go Out
    • Fri 9:00 AM
  • You have done a great job storing food for an emergency, but how will you cook it if the power goes out? In this class, we explore a variety of fuels (alcohol, charcoal, kerosene, propane, solar, etc.) along with effective cooking techniques so that you can select the right no-power options for your circumstance.

  • Let the Storm Rage On: Survive Freezing Temperatures Without Electricity
    • Fri 11:40 AM
  • An extended power outage could be dangerous in our climate. We turned our power off in January just to see if we could survive. Learn what we discovered about surviving at home without power in the dead of winter. In this class, we will review emergency heating options and techniques to keep from freezing when the power is out.

  • Designer Food Storage Plans: Food Just the Way YOU Like It
    • Sat 9:00 AM
  • Hunger insurance is easily accomplished by building a pantry stocked with the foods you love. Wisdom dictates that you store food for tough times. Common-sense demands that you not add the stress of unwelcomed dietary changes to whatever disaster you may face. This class will show you how to design a food storage plan around the unique preferences of your family and the best way to store your food supplies.