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30-Day Emergency Food Supply

Introduction – 30 Day Emergency Food Supply It would be nice to have two different types of emergency food supplies as follows: A 30-day or one-month emergency food supply. A one-year emergency food supply. Some emergencies are short-term and they do not last very long. A 30-day emergency food supply would be very useful in this type of situation. In most short-term emergencies electrical power is... read more

Raising Chickens 101

The finest site on raising chickens that I have found is The Modern Homestead. They have a great deal of information regarding many areas of homesteading but especially in the area of raising chickens. The article below is a great primer for anyone looking to include chickens in their urban homestead. Starting a Small Flock of Chickens I have been giving the following article—an overview of our approach... read more

How to Start Canning

Canning is a great way to preserve all kinds of food for eating later. It is fun, fairly inexpensive once you have all your supplies and something that everyone in the family an help to get done. As we were searching out the best “How to Start Canning” information we came across a great little homesteading website called, Homestead Chronicles. This site was created by Jo & Eddie Rellime... read more

Cheap Food Storage Plan

In my opinion the Mormons are the absolute best when it comes to understanding food storage and making it work effectively and inexpensively. This plan was originally created by a Ward Preparedness Specialist for a local Stake of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. It was set up initially as a $5 per week food storage plan. It may or may not be that cheap today but it is a good plan and can... read more

Cheap Bulk Food Storage System

It’s not that difficult to set up a bulk food storage system. The first step is to make up you mind that need to do it. Droughts, storms, terrorists, and any number of other events can interrupt the food chain at your local supermarket. Many people take food for granted. They have never had to worry about it before. However, you must be aware that most stores have no more than 3 days worth of food... read more

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