Food storage is at the fundamental core of the survivalist/prepper movement and with good reason. Your body is a machine that runs on a fuel we call food. Run out of nutritional food and you experience things like hunger, lack of energy, illness and eventually death.
The reality though is food storage isn’t just for preppers, it should be for everyone. One thing I noticed when house shopping in Pennsylvania back in 2001 was pantry size. We looked at new homes and they had tiny pantries. We also looked at many homes from 80-120 years old, all had large pantries. I don’t think it was because our prior generations were survivalists, no rather it was simply that they literally did know where their bread was buttered.
Today we examine the how, what and why of food storage. We dig into why it isn’t really something for “survivalists” but for anyone who simply values money, convenience and their current life style.
Join Me Today to Discuss…
- Why we store food
- You know you are going to need it
- It can help you save money
- Insurance of your lifestyle
- To help others
- Yes for the worst of times as well
- What we store
- What we eat
- What stores well
- What we can make storable
- Things that store well and prepare well in volume
- Holistic Food Storage “The Rules”
- Rule One – Eat what you store, store what you eat
- Rule Two – Take advantage of opportunity buys
- Rule Three – Find local sources of food and partake of them
- Rule Four – Use commercially prepared long term storables as extenders
- Rule Five – Become a producer of food and/or storables
- Rule Six – Seek a Holistic Solution
- How storing food empowers you to live a better life
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- My Videos on Biltong Part 1 and Part 2
- My Video on the Vaccucanner
- Website for the Vaccucanner
- DIY Make Your Own Vaccucanner
- Electric Canner We Use
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