Food supply 101: Food preservation and storage techniques to learn before SHTF

Preppers know that they need to stockpile enough food before SHTF to keep their family fed for a long-term survival scenario. If you’re a newbie prepper, you can start your own food supply by learning how to make DIY meals, ready-to-eat (MREs) or pemmican. (h/t to PreppersWill.com) The point of prepping is not to panic or become … Continue reading Food supply 101: Food preservation and storage techniques to learn before SHTF

6 Must-have foods in times of crisis

Most foods available in grocery stores are not made for long periods of storage, which means they should be consumed within a certain period of time. However, times of crisis such as natural disasters often come unannounced. Aside from natural disasters, rising food prices also threaten to make most food items way above most people’s … Continue reading 6 Must-have foods in times of crisis

Food supply tips: 9 Best survival foods to buy from the grocery store

  Natural disasters and emergencies often come with little or no warning at all. Stocking up on shelf-stable foods and ingredients before SHTF will help you weather the situation successfully. Here are some of the best survival foods to stock up on before SHTF: (h/t to HomesteadSurvivalSite.com) 1. Legumes Beans, chickpeas, lentils and other legumes are classic survival foods, and it’s … Continue reading Food supply tips: 9 Best survival foods to buy from the grocery store

Avoid these 7 mistakes when buying canned foods

Canned foods are must-haves in your food stockpile because they are compact, inexpensive and last significantly longer than fresh foods. But it’s because of these characteristics that people sometimes neglect their stocks or buy canned foods haphazardly, thereby significantly compromising the quality of foods in their stockpile. Here are seven mistakes you may be making when buying canned foods: (h/t to AskAPrepper.com) … Continue reading Avoid these 7 mistakes when buying canned foods

8 Must-have foods for your survival stockpile

An emergency food stockpile can significantly increase your chances of survival if SHTF. Ideally, it should have nutritious foods that fuel your body so you can easily carry out survival tasks or handle emergencies. You should also stockpile shelf-stable foods so you can stretch out your supply for as long as possible. Here are eight foods you … Continue reading 8 Must-have foods for your survival stockpile

Survival cooking: How to make and preserve bone broth

Bone broth is water simmered with animal bones, meat and vegetables. It’s an excellent survival food because it’s nutritious, easy to make and inexpensive. Just add bits of meat and vegetables in hot water, throw in some animal bones from your last meal, simmer and you have yourself a nice, flavorful soup to warm your belly. Plus, … Continue reading Survival cooking: How to make and preserve bone broth

Food storage tips: How to store canned foods safely

Most prepper stockpiles include an assortment of food supplies like store-bought canned goods, home-canned produce and other crucial survival items. Before SHTF, make sure your supplies will last for a long time by storing canned foods properly. (h/t to TheOrganicPrepper.com) Follow the tips below to avoid spoilage and food poisoning when stocking up on canned foods. Pay attention to “Best … Continue reading Food storage tips: How to store canned foods safely

10 Practical tips that will help you survive a long-term disaster without electricity

Society has grown into one that relies heavily on electricity-powered devices, appliances and gadgets. Most people can’t even imagine a world without the convenience that comes with electricity. A lot of electrical outages usually last a few hours or maybe a few days. However, some disasters can lead to power outages that may last weeks, even more. … Continue reading 10 Practical tips that will help you survive a long-term disaster without electricity

Food storage tips: How much food and water do you need to survive for 3 months?

Food storage is an important aspect of prepping. When SHTF, your life will be much easier if you have at least three months’ worth of shelf-stable food in your survival stockpile. (h/t to AskAPrepper.com) But what if you’re on a budget, and you want to store the bare minimum food supply to keep your family well-fed during a long-term … Continue reading Food storage tips: How much food and water do you need to survive for 3 months?

Think like a pioneer: When prepping your stockpile, remember the old ways

Your food supply is crucial for your survival when SHTF. By learning how to store your supplies the same way the pioneers did, you can extend the shelf life of various food items. (h/t to PreppersWill.com) American pioneers preserved and stored as much produce as they could to ensure that they had access to enough food for … Continue reading Think like a pioneer: When prepping your stockpile, remember the old ways