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Home Canning: Ensuring Safe Food Storage

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There was a time when colorful jars of home-canned fruits and vegetables lined most everyone’s basement shelves. Canning was a normal part of the harvest season – those jars of preserved summer crops made the budget stretch and added a little warm weather flavor to the root crop drudgery of the late winter months. Because

Freeze-Dried Philanthropy

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“We can only be said to be alive in those moments when we are conscious of our treasures.” – Thornton Wilder “May you live in interesting times.” – ancient curse A lot of us are very good at disaster planning. We know how many calories every member of our family will need at every meal,

Helpful Disaster Response Apps for Smartphones

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Recently the Red Cross released its new Hurricane app that offers real-time alerts and information about what to do to prepare for hurricane season, what to do in the event of a hurricane and how to recover after a hurricane. Maybe the most interesting application is the one touch “I’m Safe” button that lets users

Drying Food as Part of Your Food Storage

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Drying food is the oldest method of food preservation. That’s because it’s so simple. As harvest and hunting season approaches, drying is a great way to prolong the enjoyment your fruits, vegetable and meat into the winter months. Though dried food is probably not the best plan to feed your family in emergency, it’s one

Building a Root Cellar

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We’re starting to think about how to safely preserve the summer harvest to sustain us in the long winter months – or in a food shortage. It takes about two days of power outage for everything in your spare freezer to go bad. Root cellars, a normal feature of old homesteads, keep root vegetables and

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