Proper food storage protects the quality of food, reducing waste from spoilage and mold. Air is the culprit. Vacuum sealing equipment is a great solution. A variety of sealing products are available on the market. Choosing a model depends on the quantity of food you will be preserving, your budget, and your enthusiasm for vacuum […]
When building a bug out bag for your family, remember that you should stock it with supplies with the assumption that you won’t be returning home or will be away for a very long time. Essentially bugging out is leaving your home when it is no longer safe to be there. When preparing for a […]
Survival is a fundamental human instinct. For thousands of years, people have adapted to a changing environment: withstanding changing climates, mutating diseases and declining food sources. With food being essential to life, it has been one of the top topics of survivalists and the most important element, along with water, you can have in your […]
Root cellars are typically underground structures used to store food supplies at controlled temperatures and humidity levels. Root cellars used to be vital in places with long and cold winters, but modern-day food circulation systems and technology have reduced the need for root cellars almost entirely. However, there are still people out there who place […]
Learning how to prepare for emergencies at home is a huge step in ensuring your family’s safety. Preparedness isn’t just about knowing where the best exits are in the event of a fire, or having some extra batteries on hand. It’s about preparation. Knowing the most common disasters your area is susceptible to is a good […]
Building a community garden is a great way to revitalize a neighborhood, counter the effects of food deserts, and teach people how to eat healthy.
A pantry can be more than just a place you stock canned goods and other non-perishables: it can be your ticket to being prepared for any emergency that might come your way. Some people think they can get by with a few extra gallon jugs of water and some canned vegetables, but is that what you […]
Need a project to fix a problem in your backyard this weekend? Here are 25+ DIY PVC projects for your homestead, backyard, or garden that you can tackle in a day! At some point, we’ve all gotten to the point in a project where we just can’t find anything commercial that will fix a need, […]