Editors Note: Another guest contribution from Megan Nichols to The Prepper Journal. As always, if you have information for Preppers that you would like to share and possibly receive a $25 cash award as well...
They’re also methods we can use to just preserve foods, and let us preserve the convenience of dropping something in water to create a meal.
In regards to basic food preparedness it most notably means that it will require more and more food to maintain a healthy nutritious lifestyle.
Here are some formulas and ideas for turning common storage foods into actual meals, increasing the variety of meals we can make with a few standard ingredients.
What if something happened and you were unable to acquire any more food through traditional means and your family is hungry? What would you be forced to do in order to live?
One of the hardest cords to cut for homesteaders is dependence on commercial feeds. However, I’ve put together some ideas for root vegetables that can cut some of our feed bills and feed dependency and alternative or “forgotten” ways of storing and using grains.
Plants with really good, healthy soil can fight off a lot of diseases and overcome leaf damage from pests without problems. However, even when we start with really good soil, certain practices mean we strip it out, stop the nutrient cycling, or otherwise break those systems. Rotation is one way we can prevent some of the stripping and reduce the disease load for our plants.
I can tell you we’re not all that bad. You may find that it is wiser to couch your actions by going green instead of broadcasting you are a prepper. And sometimes, preppers and greenies are already kind of walking in lock-step. We just don’t always realize it.
Last week I began a new series called, Back to Basics. As I said in my first article: “Why and How to Stockpile Water for Emergencies”, this may be familiar ground for a lot...
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