Potatoes have been a staple food that keeps civilizations safe from the dangers of famine for hundreds of years, from the Incas to the Irish. Growing them yourself will provide you with a source of nutrition and energy that will last, as well as saving you money on groceries in the long run. It doesn’t … Continue reading How to grow potatoes in a container
Used by soldiers of the American civil war, sailors in the British Royal navy, pioneers, all the way back to the Roman Legions and ancient Egyptians, hardtack has been a staple for survival for hundreds of years. The reason: when kept under the right conditions, it can last indefinitely. Made with only flour, salt, and … Continue reading A simple hardtack recipe
Wheat is a great staple to include in your food storage plans, but did you know that there are multiple kinds to choose from? The way I found out was the first time I went to buy bulk foods for storage, I went to the wheat section, and I saw all these different names and … Continue reading What kinds of wheat are there?
Keeping food for long-term storage is an essential part of preparing for any eventuality, whether it is a natural disaster or a SHTF scenario. If you’ve decided to start stock-piling food, that is great news, and you’re already setting yourself up for success! But you may be wondering, what kind of food do I need, and how much is enough?