Here’s How Much Freezer Space You Need for Half a Cow

Here’s How Much Freezer Space You Need for Half a Cow

If you eat beef regularly, you may have wondered about how much freezer space you need for a quarter of half a cow. Buying bulk meat can be a great way to be more environmentally responsible while supporting local farmers and reducing…

How Long Does Raw Milk Last + How to Store and Freeze It

How Long Does Raw Milk Last + How to Store and Freeze It

Raw milk has become increasingly popular in recent years. It’s unpasteurized, meaning it has not been heated and retains its exceptional qualities – and organic goodness. But there are so many questions surrounding raw milk. How long does raw milk…

The 2024 Complete Guide to Storing Food In Mylar Bags

The 2024 Complete Guide to Storing Food In Mylar Bags

We love storing food in Mylar bags. The past few years have taught the world the value of preparation for unforeseen emergencies. Whether you consider yourself a prepper or not, it’s hard to deny the benefits of having extra food…

Best Canned Food for Survival | 2024 Definitive Guide

Best Canned Food for Survival | 2024 Definitive Guide

The best-canned food for survival situations is that which makes you the healthiest and, hopefully, tastes good, too. Read on to learn about the food canning process, how it affects the nutritional content of the foods getting canned, and which…

Freeze Dryer vs Dehydrator – Which Is Best for Food Preservation?

Freeze Dryer vs Dehydrator – Which Is Best for Food Preservation?

Hmmm. Freeze dryers vs dehydrators. Are they the same things? And is one better than the other? Which method is best for off-grid, homesteading, survival, and food preservation? Well, first off, freeze-drying and dehydrating aren’t the same. And both have significant…

How to Dechlorinate Tap Water for Free and at Home! [6 Ways]

How to Dechlorinate Tap Water for Free and at Home! [6 Ways]

If you have ever lost your water supply for a week or longer due to storm power outages, you appreciate the benefits of city water. But public water systems have a notable downside. The water sometimes tastes chlorinated. Sometimes heavily chlorinated!…

How to Harvest and Dry Elderberries [3 Best Ways!]

How to Harvest and Dry Elderberries [3 Best Ways!]

Elderberries are a delicious and marvelous ingredient from the wild larder. Whether you grow them or find them growing wild in your area, learning to harvest and dry them can be a great idea.  In this guide – we remove all…