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Valley Food Storage Review

Valley Food Storage Review Quick Navigation Cheddar Jack Cheese CubesChicken & Rice PilafPotato SoupApple Slices​Conclusion​ I was pretty blown away that our site got approached by a Valley Food Storage rep to review their products. I was even more impressed that when I agreed to sample one product, they sent me all 4 of their […]


Nix The Campfire & Make Jerky Anytime: Best Dehydrator For Jerky

Nix The Campfire & Make Jerky Anytime: Best Dehydrator For JerkyIf you need to know what jerky is on a basic level, please do your research before you spend your money.Quick list of what we’ll be looking at Excalibur Food Dehydrator Nesco Pro Food DehydratorGourmia 6 Rack Food Dehydrator (with cookbook) How does using the […]


How To Freeze Dry Food At Home

Why would you pay someone else to make food you’re not sure if you’ll want to eat forever? Freeze dried food companies are great if you have the extra money to outsource that part of your food prep. But the reality is that we don’t all have 20k to drop on preprepared meals, and it might […]


The Best Freeze Dried Foods For Emergencies

Top 3 Best Freeze Dried Food BrandsIf your mission is to help your family survive in a chaotic situation then you’re going to need more than a few poptarts and granola bars to get you through. Which is why we took the time to dive into these companies and find what it is about these […]


Top 5 Hacks For Homesteading With Almost NO MONEY

Do you want to improve your standard of living without spending too much? Homesteading demands hard work. Fortunately, people who have been successful with various homestead hacks have shared some of the hacks that can save you time and loads of money. Also, some of these hacks may help you in certain survival situations you […]


Best Egg Laying Chickens For A Beginner Backyard Farmer

So you’re finally tired enough of going to the store over and over paying for eggs that you’re not even sure are up to the quality you’re paying for, and now you’re in search of the best egg laying chickens to get the job done for you. Well my new feather loving friend, you’ve come […]


The Best Aquaponics Pumps To Keep Things Moving

Lack of motion is the start of stagnation, not sure if that’s a real quote but it should be enough to move you towards the idea that finding the best aquaponics pump to keep things moving is going to benefit your growth more than you think. Besides, do you want a sub par machine to get […]


How To Build A Pig Pen: Free Range Pigs Aren’t A Good Idea

Building a Pallet-Style Pig PenOne of the first steps to raising your own pork is learning how to build a pig pen to contain them in.Building a sturdy pig pen seems easy when you only need it to house a small piglet, but can quickly seem daunting when that same pen needs to keep a […]


Indoor Aquaponics: Bring The Garden Inside To Save Space

In our ever expanding world, saving space has become the name of the game. So why not bring your aquaponics indoors to add some usefulness to that dusty corner, and brighten up the room at the same time? Sounds like a pretty good idea, right?Lot’s of people have fish tanks in their homes already as […]

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