Preparedness

local harvest find a farm or butcher near you

Local Harvest | How to Find a Farmer or Butcher Near You

“We can’t afford that”! That’s what my husband said when we were on food stamps and I wanted to buy healthier whole food instead of our normal convenience food. But after showing him what I found on local harvest, that sourcing locally can actually be cheaper, he was totally on board. That was in 2008 …

Local Harvest | How to Find a Farmer or Butcher Near You Read More »

skills for lady homesteaders

6 Skills Every Homestead Lady Should Learn

Skills for Self-Sufficiency The definition of being self-sufficient is not relying on others for the things you need to survive. Exactly what level of self-sufficiency a homesteader chooses is up to them and their family. It also will depend greatly on the skills of each member of the homestead. When it comes to women, many …

6 Skills Every Homestead Lady Should Learn Read More »

emergency food supply

Beginner’s Guide to Building an Emergency Food Supply

Have impending food shortages got you concerned about how you might feed your family? Or have you experienced a natural disaster that made you realize how unprepared you were? Building an emergency food supply is a no-brainer. It no longer holds the stigma it did years ago. But how do you go about doing it? …

Beginner’s Guide to Building an Emergency Food Supply Read More »

is there a food shortage coming empty shelves 2021

Food Shortages Coming: How Not to Panic and Keep Your Family Fed

Is There a Food Shortage Coming? The question is no longer whether or not food shortages are coming; it is now mainstream news that shortages are already here. Just taking a trip to your local grocery or big box store will prove it. It might not be extreme in your area but it is apparent …

Food Shortages Coming: How Not to Panic and Keep Your Family Fed Read More »

freeze-drying meals before harvest right

10 Common Freeze-Drying Mistakes Everybody Does When They Get a Harvest Right

It happens to all of us… a freeze-drying fail. Mine was pineapple juice all over the inside of my Harvest Right. It took over an hour to get the sticky mess out of my machine. It was almost enough to make me quit and sell my freeze dryer. After all, buying a Harvest Right is …

10 Common Freeze-Drying Mistakes Everybody Does When They Get a Harvest Right Read More »

harvest right home freeze dryer

9 Reasons Why You Should Consider Getting a Home Freeze Dryer

If you are trying to figure out the best way to build a long-term emergency food storage, you should consider getting a freeze dryer. It’s no secret we are having problems with our food supply in the US. There have been food shortages, supply-chain issues, and the threat of rising costs. And it has many …

9 Reasons Why You Should Consider Getting a Home Freeze Dryer Read More »

saving money on groceries woman in grocery store

7 Tips to Save Money on Groceries in 2021

How to Save Money on Groceries It’s no secret the price of food is on the rise due to inflation and food shortages. And families are spending more than ever on their grocery bill. That’s why many people are asking themselves how can I save money on groceries even with today’s skyrocketing costs? Early in …

7 Tips to Save Money on Groceries in 2021 Read More »

woman on laptop 5 top self-reliance bloggers

The 5 Top Self-Reliance Bloggers That You Need to Follow

How many of these amazing ladies do you know? I’m going to share the top self-reliance bloggers that really changed my life for the better.  And by the end of the article, you will discover how you and your family can have food security, be prepared for emergencies, and live a simple more self-reliant life. …

The 5 Top Self-Reliance Bloggers That You Need to Follow Read More »

Berkey Water Filter emergency water storage for your home

The Best Products for Clean and Safe Water in Your Home

Clean and Safe Water for Your Home Can you say with 100% certainty that you have clean and safe water in your home? Often we don’t even think about the safety of the water coming from our tap. After all, we trust the city or county officials to make sure our water isn’t contaminated, right?!? …

The Best Products for Clean and Safe Water in Your Home Read More »