Tag Archives: Food storage

Emergency preparation for apartments

American Prepper Network had a good article up today about emergency preparations you can make even if your living space is limited (or controlled, ie. strict rules). I think the main point of this article is that even this limited … Continue reading

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Six steps to urban homesteading

I’m not sure this qualifies as “urban homesteading” to me, but this article gives some pointers on making the most of your space when seeking to become more self reliant: Urban homesteading may sound time-consuming, but the couple points out … Continue reading

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Long term storage: Non-food items

Could this be the end?! Joan Crain’s Self Reliance Exchange series on long term storage seems to wrap up with a discussion of what non-food items to store. I’m a big fan of this one. Whenever the prices are low … Continue reading

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Food storage and perishables

Self Reliance Exchange tackles the difficult task of storing perishables with some useful ideas and approaches.

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More long term storage: comfort foods

Self Reliance Exchange continues their series on long term food storage with the latest installment: Comfort foods! It may seem trivial, but quite frankly when you’re in the middle of a long-term emergency where you have to rely on food … Continue reading

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Min/max stocking levels

Self Reliance Exchange recently posted an article about how to determine the minimum and maximum levels to store of any particular item in your food supply. It’s a good article–a simple principle, but one that is easily overlooked. Let’s face … Continue reading

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Long term fruit and vegetable storage

Self Reliance Exchange continues their long term food storage series with Step 7: Fruits & Veggies. This is a big one. Grains, legumes, and so on are all good, but fruits and vegetables make those others more versatile and offer … Continue reading

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More long term storage information

Self Reliance Exchange continues its long term storage series with an article on Recipe Ingredients.  

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Long term legume storage

More from Self Reliance Exchange’s series on long term food storage. This installment explores the storage and use of the lowly bean. Only they’re not so lowly around our house. As vegans, we depend greatly on beans for protein.

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Storing and rotating grains

The latest in the Long Term Food Storage series on Self Reliance Exchange is up: Step 4 – Grains Go! Read it! I’ll still be here when you get back!  

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