Not having electric power the job of preserving a portion of the harvest to help us out in the winter was a long one.
Storing food at todays prices to use tomorrow is a way of protecting yourself and your family from price hike shocks. Starting a vegetable garden as well as storing food is better still. If you have no experience now is the time to get it, before you actually need it.
If you have some basic supplies, some ingenuity and a little horse-sense, you have a fighting chance in a serious disaster.
There’s quite a few ways to keep water but the big questions are how much water to save and what’s the best way to keep it safe?
Recognizing the warning signs, and that history repeats itself, are critical advantages to keeping safe.
So, you want to start building your emergency food storage to prepare for whatever disaster may come, but the task seems insurmountable.
Disasters bring out the very best and the very worst in people. Learn about the dangers that exist in donating during this chaotic time and how to do it while maintaining OPSEC.
Are you trying to get going on your long term food storage, but feeling overwhelmed by lack of money or space? There is still a lot you can do, even with a limited budget and small footprint!
If there is one thing we can say about our current economic, financial, social and political climate it’s that we have entered an era in human history of total unpredictability.
Getting ready before that first hurricane watch comes will alleviate a lot of worries and last minute rushing around. Do yourself and your family a favor and get ready now.
There has never been a more appropriate time to start stocking up on long life foods that can see you through a crisis. Likewise, if you know nothing about growing vegetables this summer would be an excellent time to learn, best to make mistakes before an event than during it.
As I’ve said before the garden at Knowle cottage was big, but not huge. It took some creative planting to make sure we produced enough to feed the family.