Tag Archive for food supply

Don’t Count on Shellfish as Part of Your Emergency Food Supply

The Japan nuclear melt down is to threaten most of the Pacific Ocean’s sea life.  There is controversy about how much contamination is “safe”.  Predictions about how fast the sea life will be decreased or depleted range from a few…

Seed Experiments Opens Eyes to Requirements

Over the past three years we have been experimenting with seeds to see which ones are best suited for our long term food supply system.  The results have been quite eye opening. Theoretically, seeds are supposed to keep indefinitely in…

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…

Commercial, Organic or Heirloom Seeds?

Which seeds to purchase?  Commercially produced, organic or heirloom seeds? (Heirloom seeds are also called heritage seeds.)  Many gardeners are concerned with keeping their crops organic.  So much so they purchase organic seeds.  Some people  think seeds are seeds and are happy…

Monsanto, “Villain of Agriculture”? Preppers Grab Your Seed Bags

The food supply for  United States citizens, and the global export market, are protected in three ways by the federal government.  First is the Food and Drug Administration.    The FDA requires proper product labeling,  that food sources meet certain…

Power of the Purse and Sequestering

Obama intends to make U. S. Citizens as miserable as possible during the sequestering.  But will he go so far as to affect the food supply?  He understands how effective the power of the purse is when it comes to…

Everyone’s a Prepper at Heart

Who doesn’t want free electricity?  Who doesn’t want to know that their food supply is taken care of?  Everyone wants to be independent, don’t they?  I know we do.  Why should we pay for something we can get for zero…