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CAUTION: COMMERCIAL FOOD STORAGE

When someone tells me that they purchased food storage from a commercial food storage company I always have mixed feelings. I am happy that they took positive steps and put away an essential commodity for their emergency storage. I also wonder if they did their homework and did they get what they thought they were […]

TEOTWAWKI FOOD PRODUCTION

This is an overview article on Food Production based on my current circumstances. It is based on the fact that I live in a high mountain desert. I receive 16.5″ of precipitation a year, have a 150 day growing season (days between average frost dates) and have a Zone 6B rating for plant hardiness (meaning […]

DEHYDRATING CORN AND PEAS

In the previous article “SURVIVAL VEGETABLES” I said that during survival times, calorie dense vegetables should be our priority. These include:

• Peas • Potatoes • Beans (yes, it is a legume but you can grow it in your garden) • Sweet Potatoes/Yams • Corn

 

I want to tell you how easy […]

SURVIVAL VEGETABLES

I already know that some people who read this will think, “This Guy is CRAZY”. All I ask is that you hear me out.

Since we could speak our first word, we have been taught that vegetables are good for you and should make up the bulk of your diet. During regular times, I agree. […]

FOOD STORAGE - CHEAP & EASY

I’ve written several articles on food storage recently. I’ve written an article based on buying super inexpensive storage on a shoestring. I have written an article based on buying more expensive pre-manufacturered freeze-dried and dehydrated canned storage. This article will be somewhere in between. It is a basic storage from a single source. It is […]

LONG-TERM FOOD STORAGE AND CONTAINERS

As part of our food storage plan, many of us buy and store food that we are told has a 30-year shelf-life. Long-term storage is a great idea. You buy it, put it away, and forget it until something bad happens. Then you open it up and even after 30 years you still have good, […]