Food Stores

Horse of a Different Color

Some prepared families keep a horse and burrow for work after the fuel supply dries up either temporarily or permanently.  The reality is that animals breed, that is if you have both male and female varieties on the farm.  These…

Vinegar Making For Prepared Families

Quite often people stock up on vinegar for canning, cooking, cleaning, health benefits, and getting rid of bacteria.  Most likely they store white distilled vinegar because it is easily available and cheap.  A very long shelf life doesn’t hurt.  People…

Canning Ingredients or Meals?

Many of us rely on our gardens and livestock, and home canning to fortify our food stores.  For some of us, our canned goods are not only for the future, but are using them now. The question is which is…

Three Day Food Supply or Just In Time Marketing

Consider this statement:  It’s the public’s trust that’s been broken “and since almost all food safety at retail is faith-based, the faith has been violated.” – USA Today It’s true, isn’t it?  At least for many people.  There are many…

Heirloom Seeds, Canning Jars + Lids

Have your ordered your Heirloom Seeds? I spent time yesterday ordering seeds. I like a company called:  Anne’s Seeds.  It is a family owned operation. I noticed their seed potatoes are already gone.  I simply didn’t get it done in time. But you…