Food storage

8 Superfoods for Optimal Health

Having optimal health is important in any circumstance, but in a crisis situation, it could make all the difference. Being physically fit is one component of good health, but so is a healthy diet. While you are taking steps to store the affordable staples conducive to long-term storage, there are certain foods you should strive to eat regularly — and even more so if crisis strikes.

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The Top 10 Places to Store Your Emergency Food Supply

Storing your emergency food supply is a vital component of prepping. Whether you have a year’s supply of freeze dried foods or your own assemblage of edibles and water, those extra bags and containers can overwhelm your existing storage capacity. If you own your home, rent an apartment or live in a mobile home, there are ways to store your food supply in a way that keeps it fresh and accessible.

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How to Build a One Year Food Supply without Breaking Your Budget

The idea of building a large supply of food is daunting to people for many reasons. Knowing where to start, how to pay for it, and the idea of impending Armageddon often stands in the way of making the kind of preparations most of us know we need to make. Building an emergency food supply is wise because everyone should prepare for the unexpected and it doesn’t have to break the bank. Here are some ideas for building your personal one-year food supply.

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Doing the Can-Can: Water Bath Canning Basics

Even the newest of preppers knows that adequate food storage is a must have. You can build long term food storage by purchasing it or preserving your own food. For years, I wanted to can fruits but didn’t know anything about it. What I remembered was what my mom did when she made preserves — she used paraffin to seal the jars. When I was faced with a lug of fresh, sweet cherries from nearby orchards, I had no choice but to learn to can.

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10 Food Storage Items no Prepper Should be Without

If you’ve begun the journey to become more self-reliant you’re probably stocking your pantry and freezer with food. If you haven’t started storing food, you can begin now with just $5/week. If you already have food storage that’s great! But food is only one part of what should be in your storage pantry. Whether it’s a weekend blackout or a true emergency, here are 10 essential items that will help you stay comfortable and safe until things return to normal.

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