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Creating a Lights Out Kit

Posted by James Tolboe on Apr 17, 2017

Creating a lights out kit
Having your power go out suddenly can be very frightening. They happen quickly and can last anywhere from a couple seconds to hours, or in extreme cases, even days or weeks. The power can go out for various reasons. Everything from storms to animals chewing on the lines have caused power outages in the past. […] Read more

UPDATING EMERGENCY KITS FOR 2017

Posted by James Tolboe on Apr 10, 2017

UPDATING EMERGENCY KITS FOR 2017
Spring has sprung! Well, in some parts of the country. In others, they are dealing with freak snow storms, heavy rainfall, floods, and many other weather related events. But regardless of whether you are one of the few who is experiencing fair weather, or if you are one of those cursing the weather, it’s time […] Read more

Composting: An Important Preparedness Skill

Posted by James Tolboe on Apr 3, 2017

Composting: An Important Preparedness Skill
Having your own garden can be very beneficial. Not only can you grow your own food, but it can be very relaxing, not to mention beautiful as well. Having nutrient rich soil is important to producing flowers, fruits, and vegetables. Luckily, you don’t need to spend an arm and a leg to get the quality […] Read more

6 Ways To Eliminate Food Waste

Posted by James Tolboe on Mar 20, 2017

6 Ways To Eliminate Food Waste
We live in a society that tends to throw things away. In fact, Americans generate about 220 million tons of waste each year. This includes food. If your mom was anything like mine, she used to tell you to eat your food because there were kids in Africa that were starving. But it actually can […] Read more

Extra St Patricks Day Giveaway Entries!

Posted by James Tolboe on Mar 16, 2017

*|MC:SUBJECT|* Win A Free 1 Month Emergency Bucket and Solar Brief Case! Win the ultimate survival system with a portable solar briefcase along with our amazing 1-month food supply. Both completely free! Click here for official rules and regulations.   *ALSO!! Earn Extra Entries Below* Enter Here! Extra 20 entries with purchase! 2,000 Calorie A Day 1 […] Read more

Spring Giveaway!

Posted by James Tolboe on Mar 15, 2017

Spring Giveaway!
We are growing like crazy and we know that’s only because of our great customers! We want to say a big thank you so we are giving away this solar briefcase and 1 month food supply….FOR FREE! Designed and assembled by good folks in North Carolina, using heavy-duty, high-quality, 18 amp/hour batteries that recharge via built-in […] Read more
What Did Trump's Speech Tell Us About Emergency Preparedness?
President Trump recently addressed congress. He took the time to make updates on the policies he hopes to implement and to raise questions about current issues. What does that mean for preparedness? Let’s address a couple of his points and what that can mean for us. New Jobs The president pointed out that our middle […] Read more

Why Does Valley Food Storage Do What They Do?

Posted by James Tolboe on Mar 6, 2017

Why choose Valley Food Storage
We often get the question, “what makes you different?” The answer is simple; answer we give is that we use only the best food, eliminating all unnatural and unhealthy ingredients so you are left with the best tasting, most nutritional, longest lasting food storage product on the market. It’s a great answer and for most […] Read more

4 Ways To Build A Fire Without Matches

Posted by James Tolboe on Feb 27, 2017

4 Ways To Build A Fire Without Matches
If you ever find yourself in a survival situation, one of the first things you’ll be thinking of is fire. It provides a means of staying warm, a way of cooking your food, or boiling and purifying water. It also provides a bit of comfort in what could be a very scary situation. However, you […] Read more

Things You Need To Know About an Avalanche

Posted by James Tolboe on Feb 20, 2017

Things You Need To Know About an Avalanche
It’s the perfect time for winter sports! Whether it be snowshoeing, skiing, snowboarding, mountaineering, snowmobiling, or other sport, the snow is calling to you. It can be relaxing and peaceful to spend some time in a world blanketed by snow. Everything looks clean and pure. However, the snow can hold hidden dangers. Avalanches happen quickly. […] Read more