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Welcome to Backwoods Mercantile

We’re your location for products such as: survival equipment, survival kits, gear, water purification, dvds, books, how-to books, on a wide variety of topics including gardening, camping, travel, sustainable living information, etc... Shop online and we’ll ship it to you right away.

We're from the same family that continues to bring you Backwoodsman Magazine, founded in 1979, a bi-monthly publication dedicated to the preservation of Old Frontier living, primitive living skills, tool and weapons lore, and wilderness survival. Each issue is packed with information, projects and adventures associated with this unique period of North American history. You can subscribe to the Backwoodsman here. It is also located in many newsstands, and stores found throughout the world.

We've created this online market with newly invented survival products along with some of your old favorites. Click on Shop Backwoods and then choose a category...and another!
Jan/Feb 2019

BackWoodsman Magazine

Buy the January/February 2019 edition of the Backwoodsman Magazine more>


The Best of collection is currently not available. We are out of Best of volumes 3 and 4, and we are close to being out of volume 4 but we have plenty of volume 5 left. We do not know yet when or if we will be restocked of volumes 1&2, 3, and 4. more>
Stacy Lyn's Harvest Cookbook by Stacy Lyn Harris


Stacy Lyn's Harvest Cookbook

Co-host of The Sporting Chef shares her tips and more than 100 recipes for food from the garden, pasture, woods, and water.

With nine mouths to feed on a daily basis, Alabama chef Stacy Lyn Harris keeps it simple, but doesn't skimp on elegance. Her seven kids enjoy homegrown food, prepared beautifully and sustainably thanks to a few chickens in the back, a year-round kitchen garden, milk from a dairy farmer just outside of town, and locally-sourced free-range meats. more>


I work in television development with a couple of different production companies that are looking for outdoor-oriented people, families, etc...that have exceptional talent & skills, live interesting lives or has a unique job. There would be of course financial compensation if show is developed and picked up by a network . If you respond, please describe your situation, provide a general location and give a good phone number where you could be reached at. If interested, please email me (Charlie Richie Jr.) at more >

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