12 05, 2018

5 Most Important Crops for Survival

By |2018-05-12T22:12:22-07:00May 12th, 2018|Food|2 Comments

When it comes to putting out a garden, it is easy to select our favorites. Asparagus, melon, and cucumbers may taste great when fresh off the vine, but they don't fare well for storage. Think of the most important crops for survival and how they will benefit you in the long run. Beans It doesn't [...]

11 08, 2017

What is a Hydroponic Garden?

By |2017-08-11T07:57:48-07:00August 11th, 2017|Food|1 Comment

While most gardens use some type of soil, hydroponic gardens don't. They use water that's saturated with a nutrient solution containing all the minerals plants require. Most plants can grow in this type of system with either their roots held in the water mixture or the plant roots put in gravel, perlite or other inert [...]

18 05, 2017

Pros and Cons of Mylar Storage Bags

By |2017-05-18T07:16:22-07:00May 18th, 2017|Food|0 Comments

Learning about a variety of methods for long-term food storage is important. Not only does it help you find the right technique for each type of food, it aids you in making wiser choices in how you will spend money on preparation. For instance, if your goal is to save money, building your own off [...]

28 04, 2017

6 Best Plants to Grow in Your Survival Garden

By |2017-04-28T08:45:13-07:00April 28th, 2017|Food, Medical|2 Comments

A garden is one of the most important and economical ways of preparing for survival. There are many vegetables that are great for canning. There are also herb plants that can be grown and dried to keep on hand for seasoning and medicinal purposes. But, not all plants are good candidates for storage. Here are [...]

26 04, 2017

Make Sure You Have these Real Food Items in Your Emergency Food Storage Supply

By |2017-04-25T09:09:42-07:00April 26th, 2017|Food|2 Comments

If you haven't already stocked some supplies or have some foods stashed away with no real rhyme or reason why you chose them, except for they were on sale and you thought they might have a long shelf life, it's time to start planning meals. Once you've chosen the appropriate number of days, planning meals [...]

20 04, 2017

Best Places to Find Great Deals on Produce to be Canned

By |2017-04-20T08:32:12-07:00April 20th, 2017|Food|0 Comments

There's bound to be some great deals on produce during the harvest season in your area. Of course, one of the best places to find these deals is in your own garden. While it will cost you money to raise produce and it will also require time, the freshly picked fruits of your labor will [...]

13 04, 2017

9 Tips on How to Rehydrate Food

By |2017-04-13T09:47:55-07:00April 13th, 2017|Food|0 Comments

So, you've got all your garden bounty dehydrated in your newly built off the grid dehydrator and sealed neatly into Mylar bags with oxygen absorbers, then stored in a plastic bucket. The garden is officially closed and you're out of supplies. It's now show time for those veggies, fruits and maybe meats to play a [...]

4 04, 2017

5 Ways to Keep Meat Without Refrigeration

By |2017-04-05T20:30:42-07:00April 4th, 2017|Food|0 Comments

5 Ways to Keep Meat Without Refrigeration Whether you're living at your bugout location or bugging in during a major disaster, keeping animal protein available for your family may be a huge task. Some of these methods require preplanning and are best done when the electricity is on to create a stockpile for your family. [...]

31 03, 2017

Where to Store All My Emergency Food Stock

By |2017-04-04T17:28:03-07:00March 31st, 2017|Food|0 Comments

Where to Store All My Emergency Food Stock Storing emergency supplies can be daunting. Even if you find the room, you have to make sure it's accessible when disaster strikes. That means you first have to identify the types of disasters that are most likely to occur in your area, then the place in your [...]