Should you prepare for an Emergency? Is it doomsday already? I recently received an email newsletter from a "modern" homestead blogger that pointed out the recent emergencies around North America -- ... Read More about Food Preparation: Winter Food Storage Basics
The last three years have seen challenging times. Food prices have climbed in every country that doesn't subsidize its agriculture. There is drought over 2/3rds of all arable land in the world -- ... Read More about 12 steps to Resilience for challenging times
Traditional food preservation methods included lacto-fermentation. Cheese is a lacto-fermented food, as is yogurt. Vegetables can also be lacto-fermented. Fermentation preserves vegetables by ... Read More about Food Preservation: Lacto-Fermented Vegetables
While you can buy boxes of fruit in most places in Canada and the US, there is free fruit available where ever fruit trees and berry bushes can grow, in the wild and in a community near ... Read More about Food Preservation: How to get free food when you don’t have land
Garden herbs and wild herbs provide food, teas and medicine. To get the most benefit from them they need to be harvested at the peak of ripeness -- when the volatile oils peak and before the oils in ... Read More about Food preservation: Drying herbs for food, teas and medicine
With a world food crisis, drought and civil unrest over escalating food prices, around the world, we all have concerns about food security and the ability to feed our own families. An info-graphic is ... Read More about How much land do you need to be self sufficient?