72 hours

Posted by .

If you think that the government is going to come to your aid during a disaster, then maybe you should learn about 72. The rule of 72 is well known to government officials and rescue organizations. It stands for 72 hours, the time when citizens will be left on their own to survive, however they… Read more »


salt

Posted by .

Aging brings on a lot of changes in our lives. One of those changes is usually diet. One of the changes many people have is a low salt diet. For this reason, buying salt in bulk is not really something you might think about. Well, in a survival scenario salt is really important to have… Read more »


1397577973o9r7f

Posted by .

Establish a food network now. It just may make the difference between having a steady supply of whole foods and protein sources, or doing without.   What is a Food Network? A food network is an alliance among friends, family and neighbors with the goal of sharing or bartering food. Each member provides at least… Read more »


long term food

Posted by .

  The inaugural World Food Systems report judged the food systems in 125 different countries, ranking each nation based on four different major metrics: affordability of food, food quality, abundance of food, and the eating habits of citizens. The United States’ food systems score was adversely affected by both the nation’s high obesity and diabetes… Read more »


empty-shelves-500x281

Posted by .

Many people think that a food crisis would be a rare event, but the reality is that it is already happening. According to the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization, at least one in eight people are suffering from constant undernourishment. There are varied reasons for this, from poverty to natural disaster, conflicts to disease,… Read more »


traps and snares

Posted by .

  Would you know how to hunt for food during a long-term emergency or grid down scenario? Food, water, and shelter are the basics of survival. Not enough of one will surely result in the demise of the family or mutual assistance group. Survival snares and traps will help feed the family during a lengthy… Read more »


1-month_family_food_pack

Posted by .

Food is a necessity, plain and simple. Food is fuel for your body. I know you are aware of that fact, but do you ever ponder how true it is. Having enough food is really everyone’s achilles heel. If you lack food, you will not be able to do much of anything, including stay alive…. Read more »


shutterstock_111443249

Posted by .

For years now, I have been envious of those who grew the majority of their own food.  The idea of gardening, for some reason; however, seemed very daunting to me.  The amount of money I could save by growing my own food motivated me to do some research.  I am by no means an expert… Read more »


Posted by .

A friend who has known me personally for years recently wrote me the following: “What’s with the Jekyll and Hyde? The Rock Waterman I know is a cheerful, upbeat, pleasant optimist. Yet when I read the stuff you post on your food storage blog, you seem like a completely different person. You are full of… Read more »