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Central MA Dry Goods LDS Canning THIS SAT 5/26 - need people!

A group of us is making another trip to the LDS dry goods cannery in Worcester MA this Sat 5/26, starting at 9am. We could use another 3-4 people as some people cancelled at the last minute. For details email  peterstamm "at" hotmail dot com. ...

Forum topic - catherder - May 23 2012 - 3:47pm - 4 comments

Issues for urban preppers

My wife and I have made the decision to stay in our big eastern city for the next eight years, and then retire someplace small in New Hampshire.  That said, we expect to go through some rough times during these next eight years, and are prepping with ...

Forum topic - thc0655 - Apr 11 2012 - 5:00pm - 22 comments

Suburban Prepper Conference

This last weekend I attended the Suburban Prepper Conference in Lexington, SC. I thought I would give you all a report, and share what I learned there. Much of it is covered in other places in our forums; some of it is new. Important new information ...

Forum topic - Wendy S. Delmater - Mar 5 2012 - 12:11pm - 4 comments

it's the little things

Lessons from Hurricane Irene. We had a camp stove, and lots of fuel, but it hadn't been used in years, no problem right? I mean, what could go wrong with a camp stove, right? Uh huh.   We had kerosene lamps and lots of lamp oil, no ...

Forum topic - Wendy S. Delmater - Feb 23 2012 - 12:26am - 5 comments

4 people needed: 12/10 Worcester MA LDS Cannery visit!!

Our group needs 4 more people THIS SAT 9am in Worcester MA for a visit to the LDS (Mormon) cannery. This is to can dried goods for up to 30 years storage life. Foods available include flour, wheat, beans, dried milk powder, dried apples, dried onions, ...

Forum topic - catherder - Dec 5 2011 - 1:24pm - 7 comments

Best Source of Dehydrated Eggs / Home-dehydrated Question

Does anyone have a company they recommend for dehydrated eggs for long-term food storage? I was hoping to find dehydrated pastured eggs, but I find this very unlikely. Is dehydrating cooked eggs oneself safe? Will they last for years? Thank you ...

Forum topic - FermenterZym - Aug 14 2011 - 11:12am - 7 comments

A good experience buying LDS / Mormon food

Overview   I had been considering options for long term food storage without reaching any conclusions.  Then Adam Taggart wrote his article, in the What Should I Do? series, about purchasing food from a canning center operated by the Church of Jesus ...

Forum topic - Travlin - Jun 15 2012 - 1:58am - 10 comments

Long term food storage problem - corn spoilage?

I've been active in long-term food storage for several years now and have been fairly comfortable with how my family is positioned - the whole gold (and silver), guns, grub and God thing. Additionally we have moved out of the city and are active in ...

Forum topic - jspaul - Apr 25 2011 - 11:10pm - 11 comments

1 Month Food Storage Supply

I know there's been shortages as reported about Mountain House lately. And with a few power outages we had last month, I realized it was time to do more than just deepen our pantry. Despite having just a one-bedroom apartment and limited storage ...

Forum topic - Poet - Jan 19 2011 - 11:21am - 28 comments

Long Term / Freeze Dried Food Sources

Hi, I looked through the enrolled forum and didn't see a thread on this: Where to purchase long term food.  There are wonderful bulk storage links (5 gallon size)...but I'm interested in purchasing pre-packaged food.  Freeze-dried and ...

Forum topic - tomadkins - Dec 28 2010 - 2:13pm - 6 comments

Looking for recommendations on food dehydrators

My wife is yearning with utmost heartfelt sincerity for a good food dehydrator.  The Martensons recommend the Exalibur 9-tray model, which I'm bugging her to buy.  She wants to go all frugalrific and maybe spend a bit less (there are only 2 of us ...

Forum topic - SagerXX - Oct 22 2010 - 6:45pm - 16 comments

Long-term storage of coffee -- how long can we store it and how best?

I couldn't find much on this in the site search, but I"m wondering, given the incipient rise in coffee prices at the consumer level, what is the best way to store coffee to maximize shelf life? I went grocery shopping yesterday and was shocked ...

Forum topic - suesullivan - Oct 3 2010 - 10:46am - 15 comments

Root Cellars and Food Storage

Please share your experence good and bad with root cellars! I plan to build a small enclosed area about 4' x 8' in a corner of my basement for a root cellar this weekend, with insulated walls, door, shelves, and inlet/outlet vents through ...

Forum topic - Woodman - Sep 23 2010 - 11:07am - 25 comments

What to have when there is no fuel to cook?

I would appreciate you fine folks weighing in on the question posed in this discussion header. I am trying to decide on what staples I should be keeping around the house.  I have my own idea of what to have already ... about 6 months worth of food.  ...

Forum topic - dps - Apr 6 2010 - 9:32pm - 7 comments

Successful Food Storage Day - 9 Familes, 4 Tons, 5 hours - Lessons Learned & Recommendations

Okay folks - today we finished our 9 family, 8600 pound food storage day. Here's a link back to the planning meeting thread outlining where we were back in May.  Lots of good info, questions and answers from other forum members. ...

Forum topic - Dogs_In_A_Pile - Jun 15 2012 - 2:53am - 71 comments

Preserving the Harvest

Well, if you're living at a similar latitude as I am, you're just starting to reap substantial produce from your gardens. There have been a number of food-related threads, but, as far as I can tell, none specifically related to preserving the ...

Forum topic - Cloudfire - Jun 15 2012 - 2:58am - 31 comments

Food Storage, Lessons Learned and Recommendations

Yesterday afternoon/night we in the Tidewater Virginia area held our first food storage meeting.   There were 14 of us present, many more interested that could not make this meeting but plan to participate in the future.   It looks like we will ...

Forum topic - cat233 - Jun 6 2009 - 7:15am - 167 comments

Emergency Preparation and Food Storage Info from Lowesville Seminar

Well folks - finally - here is some of the detailed info compiled from the Lowesville seminar.  I've included info from other sources (thanks to Leroy and Robyn) as well as what was shared at Lowesville among the participants.  Some of the site ...

Forum topic - Dogs_In_A_Pile - May 13 2009 - 10:30pm - 4 comments

How-To Videos: Food Storage & Other Survival Prep

After scouring the 'Net for long-term storage foods (and having a heart attack when I saw the total in my shopping cart!) I found some really good videos on how to store your own food in buckets (with and without mylar & oxygen absorbers). This ...

Forum topic - PlicketyCat - Jun 15 2012 - 3:04am - 0 comments

Dry Food Storage Guidelines

Jason Bradford has written a post over at the Oil Drum detailing dried food storage guidelines.  You can find it here: http://campfire.theoildrum.com/node/4980   --Suzie G. Re: Dry Food Storage Guidelines A couple of thing ...

Forum topic - suziegruber - Jan 23 2009 - 11:49am - 2 comments