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 [...]

27 04, 2017

Top 11 Beginner Prepping Items to Purchase

By |2017-04-27T21:02:23-07:00April 27th, 2017|Resources|0 Comments

The list of items needed for prepping can be overwhelming. Basically, you are starting a new life and you have to modify your mind toward the necessities. Start by making a list of your needs, not your wants, and then gradually purchase these items. 1. Containers for water. You must have clean water to survive. [...]

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 [...]

24 03, 2017

Pros and Cons of Sun Drying to Dehydrate

By |2017-03-24T13:59:01-07:00March 24th, 2017|Food|0 Comments

Whether you use a solar dryer or simply sun dry food in a homemade dryer, it can be an inexpensive way to preserve foods and make them lighter weight, so they're easier to carry. As with any form of dehydration, the flavor of the food is more concentrated and delicious. You'll get more calories by [...]

20 01, 2017

Food that People Ate During the Depression

By |2017-01-20T19:03:56-08:00January 20th, 2017|Food|0 Comments

The Great Depression of the 1930s is a time when there was worldwide economic downfall. Despite the government's positive attitude that this type of economic downturn could never happen again, history does tend to repeat itself. Much of society was able to survive through this period of time by discovering inexpensive ways to eat. Here [...]

13 09, 2016

Protein Will Be a Much Needed Part of Your Diet in a Disaster

By |2016-09-13T09:35:19-07:00September 13th, 2016|Food|0 Comments

In a disaster that lasts a while, you need to be prepared with not only sources of food, but healthy sources of food and well balanced meals. People who live in the wilderness often prepare by learning all the edible plants, learning how to hunt and also stocking ample supplies. That's not always a possibility [...]