Category «Food Storage»

Storing basic, life-sustaining foods is a wise investment.

Gotta Grow Garlic—4 Critical Reasons

Boys in the Garden - Growing Garlic

Garlic is a miracle plant no home should be without! Here are 4 reasons why you should not waste any time incorporating garlic into your landscape. #1 – Garlic is a medicinal powerhouse. It has proven antibacterial, antimicrobial, antiviral and antifungal properties. These medicinal properties will boost the immune system and improve health. Talk about …

Chillin’ in Our DIY Buried Freezer Root Cellar

Buried freezer root cellar

We are excited to announce that a re-purposed chest freezer makes a fantastic root cellar! It requires a few inexpensive parts, along with a bit of sweat equity, and the results are amazing. We have used our little root cellar for a few years now and are quite pleased with this inexpensive solution for storing …

Hunger Insurance – Don’t Get Caught Without It!

Kids marking foods storage buckets

A year supply of basic foods stashed away in your own home is a wise investment. You purchase health insurance, life insurance and car insurance. Perhaps it is time to invest in hunger insurance. Food stored in your home can protect you from hunger during personal economic challenges, short term price increases, food shortages, as …

Honey – Nature’s Perfect Longer-Term Storage Food

Honey is an ideal longer-term food storage option. It remains in great condition indefinitely when stored appropriately. Honey contains naturally flavored complex sugars as well as trace enzymes, minerals, vitamins, and amino acids along with a variety of flavonoids and phenolic acids, which act as antioxidants. Honey is an all-natural sweetener with 17 grams of …

Amazing Food Storage Find

We believe that every home should have a supply of food to last them through tough times. Tough times might come in the form of a short term interruption of income or longer term economic crisis. We live in a time when food is abundant and relatively cheap. However, our food system is fragile and …

Store This, Not That!

Building a great reference library is an important part of preparedness. I’m always on the look out for great resources to add to my collection. Recently, Debbie Kent contacted me and asked me to review her new book, Store This, Not That! I greatly admire Debbie’s work and her dedicated efforts to help others prepare. …