Food Supply

Prepper Foods That Are Available Now With No Wait

Prepper Foods That Are Available Now With No Wait

A lot of people are buying a little extra. While I am not advocating hoarding, I do think it is wise to put back a little extra to have on…

How To Dehydrate Eggs

How To Dehydrate Eggs

If you have a few chickens it is easy to find yourself in the position of having a lot of eggs all at once certain times of the year. For…

Foodsaver Gamesaver Vacuum Sealer Review

Foodsaver Gamesaver Vacuum Sealer Review

There are a lot of vacuum sealers out there. With so many people growing gardens, hunting, fishing, or raising their own proteins at home, vacuum sealers have enjoyed a resurgence…

The Advantages of Hydrogel For Water Retention In Gardens

The Advantages of Hydrogel For Water Retention In Gardens

I strongly believe that one of our major capabilities of survival is adaptability. I am an engineer, but it seems that I won’t be able to survive unless I become…

Sow Your Survival Oats. Recipes Featuring Oats in your Food Storage.

Sow Your Survival Oats. Recipes Featuring Oats in your Food Storage.

“What is in that big box, Dad. Is it a toy!” The rectangular box arrives unmarked and stands about 3 feet tall and two feet wide. It sure looks like…

How Long Does Canned Food Really Last? 

How Long Does Canned Food Really Last? 

One of the biggest chores that preppers face is the accumulation of an emergency food supply. Prepping is not a new adventure. Many cultures have lived a prepping lifestyle. The…

Best Herbs and Spices for Preppers

Best Herbs and Spices for Preppers

Putting back food is an essential part of prepping. Spices may not have a lot of calories or nutritional value necessarily but they can go a long way towards making…

Prepping with Powdered Milk: The Best Powdered Milk Options

Prepping with Powdered Milk: The Best Powdered Milk Options

Milk is a staple food in a lot of homes. During an SHTF scenario, however, your access to inexpensive and readily available liquid milk might quickly disappear. The supply chain…

Best Prepper Recipes Ideas: What to Do with Stockpiled Food

Best Prepper Recipes Ideas: What to Do with Stockpiled Food

What are you going to do with all that rice and beans and other prepper foods that you have put back? This is a question that I think is important…

20 Items to Kick Start Your Long Term Food Storage Plan

20 Items to Kick Start Your Long Term 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 Make Beer At Home During Quarantine

How To Make Beer At Home During Quarantine

When Matt and I were in college we made a lot of beer. This was back in the early 2000s when the craft brew industry was just starting to emerge…

Making Your Own Almond Protein Milk From Ingredients You Can Actually Find

Making Your Own Almond Protein Milk From Ingredients You Can Actually Find

One problem that a lot of people have had is finding milk and milk alternatives, especially if they are trying to stay out of stores and out of town. Matt…

The Prepper’s Guide to Aquaponics: Urban and Soil-less Food for When SHTF

The Prepper’s Guide to Aquaponics: Urban and Soil-less Food for When SHTF

Aquaponics is the combination of two food growing methods to make a more sustainable and independent system that has many benefits for a prepper. Hydroponics, or growing plants without soil…

Protein At Home: Rabbits, Quail, Chickens, Bean Sprouts, Mushrooms and Beyond

Protein At Home: Rabbits, Quail, Chickens, Bean Sprouts, Mushrooms and Beyond

There has been a lot in the news here lately about the food supply situation during the COVID-19 pandemic. Many are very worried and I have to say that a…

Organic and Non-Organic Pesticides and Fungicides For Home Gardens

Organic and Non-Organic Pesticides and Fungicides For Home Gardens

If you intend on growing some of your own food, two of your biggest enemies are going to be pests and fungus. Prevention is always better than treating afterwards. There…

How to Grow Mushrooms and Preserve Them

How to Grow Mushrooms and Preserve Them

My mushroom growing experience started many years ago when I learned how at the work college I attended. The Natural Resources Crew at Warren Wilson College had a Shiitake and…