Ironically, saving seeds has become somewhat of a lost art in that the industrial revolution spawned industrial agriculture and has been a significant cause of this practice’s demise. And that’s really a shame, especially when you consider how simple this practice is and the long range benefits that it provides. In order to save seeds […]
No human being can survive without water. That’s a given. Where the consumption of this precious liquid is concerned, the average person should drink a gallon of it every day while your pets should consume up to 1/2 gallon per day.
With an uncertain future ahead of us here in the United States, there is a lot to be said about emergency preparedness and being ready to deal with a wide range of circumstances. Many of the amenities that we have gotten used to may be non-existent or in very short supply, including a wide range […]
Most people feel as though they have some sense of protocol for emergency situations. However, there are many times when minor issues such as a temporary power outage can actually cause more trouble than the circumstances one has prepared for. While flashlights and batteries may be handy, they do run out quickly, and are not […]
For many people, a combination of commercial long-term food kits and home dehydrated staples can represent anything from emergency foods to daily fare. Since at home dehydration processes are quite different from the flash freezing that commercial emergency food providers can perform, this also means that special considerations in home prepping should be considered. The […]