How Much Food For A Year: Proven Dry Staples

Store food for a year. Store a lot of food. Don’t worry about guns, beans, or bullets until you have long-term emergency food in order. As I write this, there are 9 million people in Venezuela that are food insecure or malnourished, and according to bread.org, Venezuela is on the brink of famine. How Much … Read more

Cheap Food With a Long Shelf-life

The cheapest foods with the longest shelf-life happen to be the best foods for long-term emergencies. When I’m picking backbone foods I want two things the longest shelf-life without refrigeration and tried and tested. The twenty-seven foods below can be stored in a cool dry root cellar or an air-conditioned closet. 27 Affordable Survival Foods … Read more

Storing Sugar In Long Term Storage

Table sugar is a simple carbohydrate that provides an outstanding source of calories for instant energy, and it is good for palate fatigue and improves morale. It is must-have food in your long-term survival or emergency food storage. Regular old white table sugar is the king of sugars when it comes to long-term food storage. … Read more

Where To Buy Survival Food

Survival food is a big enchilada. It includes pretty much any non-perishable food that won’t spoil without refrigeration. Dry staples like white rice, canned foods like vegetables, fruit, meat, freeze-dried backpacker meals, MREs (meals ready to eat), and commercially packaged emergency kits. All of them are emergency food, and each has a special place in … Read more

Emergency Toilet: Simple DIY Poo Bucket

The Emergency Toilet is for maintaining sanitation when a hurricane hits, or an earthquake, frozen pipes, loss of municipal power. You name it. Any number of emergencies that leave you without water to flush your toilet is a good reason to have a pre-made poop bucket. Where do you poop in an emergency? In an … Read more

Survival Toilet: 7 Easy Steps To A DIY Poop Bucket

The survival toilet is for maintaining sanitation when a hurricane hits, an earthquake, frozen pipes, loss of municipal power. You name it. Any number of emergencies that leave you without water to flush your toilet is a good reason to have a pre-made poop bucket. In an emergency, you could be without a toilet for … Read more

Hurricane Food: Must-Have Non-Perishables

In the event a hurricane passes through your area, you’ll want a stockpile of nonperishable foods and water to ensure you can survive, however long it takes to get the house back in order. Hurricanes do a smackdown on power and utilities, which means no electricity for cooking food or water from the local treatment … Read more

Non-Perishable & Shelf-stable Food: The Backbone of Food Storage

I started building my long-term emergency food supply with non-perishable foods like white rice, dry black beans, and hard white wheat—ideal for building an emergency food supply for long-term emergencies like an economic downturn or job loss. And yes, natural disasters, catastrophes, and starving college students. These foods are dry staples with a maximum shelf-life … Read more

One Year Food Supply: (DIY, Cheap, Effective)

When I started working on my one-year food supply, I gravitated to dry staples like white rice, dry beans, and wheat. They are the least expensive calorie per pound, highly nutritious, offer decades of shelf-life, and have been tried and tested down through the centuries; if you are interested in storing food for a year … Read more

Is Wheat Still Good?

How can you tell if your wheat or wheat berries are still good? Wheat with the husk removed, also called wheat berries is one of the best long-term survival foods you can store so it’s worth taking care of it. So how can you tell if it’s still good? Wheat berries are still good if … Read more