Top 6 D.I.Y. Containers For Long-Term Food Storage

The best containers for storing foods long-term protect them from oxygen, light, moisture, and physical damage. Not just any container will do because survival foods like white rice, wheat, hard and soft grains may be sitting in storage for 10 to 30 plus years. Let’s take a look at the 6 best “Do It Yourself” … Read more

Food Stockpile: One Person For Three Months

A three-month emergency food supply is a solid amount of food to hold back. It doesn’t really matter what the emergency is; it could be a job loss or a natural catastrophe. To get started with your 3 month supply, start by purchasing extras of the non-perishables you already eat. Stockpile 180,000 calories for one … Read more

Mylar & Buckets Or Just Buckets For Food Storage

If you are asking this question, you are probably preparing dry foods for long-term oxygen-free storage. You might be wondering why you need a food-grade bucket and a Mylar bag. Isn’t this food storage overkill. You do not need buckets when storing dry food with Mylar bags. Properly heat-sealed Mylar with the proper oxygen absorption … Read more

How Much Salt Do You Store For Long Term Survival?

In a survival scenario, salt storage is an important consideration. According to the Centers for Disease Control and prevention, your body needs salt to function, but salt isn’t just for eating; as a prepper, salt serves other vital functions. Below I share the research I did on salt while preparing my family’s long-term storage. I … Read more

Type of Knife Best for Survival: Not The Best Knife

If you depend on one knife to survive, it must be a jack of all trades, both versatile and practical. One knife is all you have, so it’s got to fill every role. A survival knife is a personal choice. You will hear a million different opinions on which knife is the best, but if … Read more