Food Supply

Garden Tools: From Raised Beds To Large Gardens

Garden Tools: From Raised Beds To Large Gardens

There are a lot of new gardeners out there. My husband and I choose to grow three different gardens this year so that we would have better access to fresh…

FoodSaver Canning: A Fast and Easy Food Preservation Method

FoodSaver Canning: A Fast and Easy Food Preservation Method

A few weeks ago, I received an email from a Backdoor Survival reader asking my opinion on a device she had seen being promoted to preppers.  It was basically a…

Best Vegetables to Grow in a Greenhouse

Best Vegetables to Grow in a Greenhouse

I am always leery of any list that starts off with the word “best.” The reason being is that “best” is a subjective term that may or may not apply…

Why and How to Grow Black Beans

Why and How to Grow Black Beans

Black beans and legumes, in general, are very healthy food. They are loaded with fiber and have very little fat while offering a lot of calories – energy. A single…

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…

Garlic Mustard Pesto: The Perfect Recipe For Foragers

Garlic Mustard Pesto: The Perfect Recipe For Foragers

Garlic mustard is an invasive plant that, thankfully, is edible and extremely healthful, and can be used in a variety of dishes. My favorite use for it, however, is a…