Put Your Own Storage Food in Your Survival Pantry

The March/April, 2013 “Backwoods Home Magazine” (Issue #140) gives you advice on how to put your own storage food in your survival pantry. It’s part of the “Food Security 101” series. I’ve put an excerpt below for you.


Food security 101, part 3: Why I love my vacuum sealer (and more)

By Rowena Aldridge

In parts one and two (Issues #138 and #139), we covered basics and homemade convenience foods. Now that you’ve become so proficient at making delicious, nutritious, and economical foods for your family, how in the world are you going to store it all? How will you keep it from losing quality and going bad?

I do this by making frequent use of my FoodSaver® vacuum sealer. It’s my BFF — best friend forever — when it comes to food storage.

Read the whole article here:

Excerpt used with permission of Backwoods Home Magazine.
http://www.backwoodshome.com 1-800-835-2418.


Find vacuum sealers and canning supplies at Pantry Paratus.

Get more info on building your survival pantry from The Prepper’s Cookbook, by Tess Pennington or Meals in a Jar, by Julie Languille.

Which kitchen tool or gadget do you find most helpful for preparing and storing food? Leave a comment and help others build a survival pantry.