Survival Food–Easy Ways to Grow Your Own Sprouts

You’ve probably seen alfalfa sprouts to put on your salad at a buffet restaurant. Or maybe you’ve seen bags of sprouts in the grocery store or health food store.

But have you ever tried growing your own sprouts? It’s really simple and inexpensive, and you’ll get fresh, nutrition-packed food for your salads, soups, sandwiches, or stir frying at home. If you’re living on a meager food budget these days, add some sprouts to liven things up.

All you need is a jar and a sprouting lid. Or try the Easy Sprout Sprouter. Get one or both from

Sprouting lids work on wide mouth mason jars, both quart and half gallon size. They’re made of durable food-grade plastic that won’t rust or tarnish. And they’re dishwasher safe.

Mesh holes are big enough to drain well, yet small enough to hold in those tiny seeds like alfalfa.

Why not order more than one? That way you can have a jar of something or other sprouting all the time so you’ll always have fresh sprouts when you want them.

Click on the banner below and search for key words sprout lid. You’ll see a page featuring sprout lids and other sprouters. Click the image of the sprout lid for more info and to place your order.

Eat healthfully with sprouts. And have fun doing it.


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Author: John Wesley Smith

John Wesley Smith writes and podcasts from his home in Central Missouri. His goal is to help preppers as he continues along his own preparedness journey.