Food Supply

How to Build an Emergency Food Supply: 20 Items to Kick Start Your Food Storage Plan

How to Build an Emergency Food Supply: 20 Items to Kick Start Your Food Storage Plan

No matter how many times I write about food, there is always something new to consider or a new and different way to present the same old information in a more useful manner. With that in mind, today I would like to share a method for getting started with your food storage program in an easy, step by step, and cost effective manner.

To be truthful, my initial goal with this article was to respond to readers who were just getting started and wanted a shopping list of things to buy for their food storage pantry. I also wanted to compile a checklist that more experienced preppers could use to compare what they had to what they needed. My goal can pretty much be summed up by saying that I wanted to write about getting started with food storage the easy way. No frills, no fluff – just a common sense list of food items to get you started.

How to Seal Food in Mylar Bags

How to Seal Food in Mylar Bags

One of the very first things I learned to do when I started to prep was seal food in Mylar bags.  As simple as this sounds, you would not believe . . .

Easy Camping Meals For Fun and Survival

Easy Camping Meals For Fun and Survival

There are so many great meals that you can make while camping while not using a lot of different pots and pans or complicated ingredients. Before we get into specific . . .

How to Dehydrate Food

How to Dehydrate Food

Dehydrating food is an ancient technique that has improved thanks to the modernization of the process. Food that is Dehydrated has undergone a process by which the moisture level of . . .

How To Make Pemmican

How To Make Pemmican

One of the older survival foods out there is pemmican.

Pemmican is a mixture of dried meat, fruit, and fat that has been combined into a shelf stable superfood. Some . . .

The Pros and Cons Of Mini or Dwarf Livestock

The Pros and Cons Of Mini or Dwarf Livestock

When it comes to raising livestock you have to be careful when picking out what animals and breeds to invest your time and money in. Mini livestock have gained popularity . . .

Garden Tower Review

Garden Tower Review

The Garden Tower was sent to us for an honest review. I have been late in reviewing it because my growing season was cut short last year due to a . . .

Prep to Live, Not Just Survive

Prep to Live, Not Just Survive

I had an interesting conversation the other day on the idea of survival and emergency food. The words “good enough for survival use” and “if you are hungry enough, you . . .

How To Can Hot Peppers

How To Can Hot Peppers

Hot peppers are a staple in many home gardens and when well-cared for peppers can overrun your home in much the same way that zucchini can. There are many . . .

The Best Foraging Books Worth Reading

The Best Foraging Books Worth Reading

Editor’s Note: This resource has been revised and updated for 2019.

Foraging has been growing more popular over the last few years, so there have been plenty of foraging . . .

Cooking Oils and Fats For Preppers

Cooking Oils and Fats For Preppers

This article is about putting back oils and fats for cooking and survival. While I am trying to pick out good choices, I have to say that there is a . . .

How To Can Sauerkraut

How To Can Sauerkraut

Sauerkraut is a fermented food made using cabbage. The fermentation process can take upwards of six weeks and is achieved by slicing the cabbage into strips and submerging in a . . .

Exploring Food Preservation Methods

Exploring Food Preservation Methods

This post is meant to be a starter guide and overview for those that are just getting started with food preservation or those that want to explore other methods. I . . .