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Food Storage & Preservation
Storing and preserving your own food is a great way to eat healthy and save money. Whether it be food you're grown your self or picked up at the grocery store. Storing food that matches your family’s lifestyle, means that you store foods that you will use and like.
Food storage is a wise investment in stability. Research shows that the average American household has less than a week’s supply of food on hand.
Because food is so important to survival, food preservation is one of the oldest technologies used by human beings. With everything from food dehydrators to home canning kits, we've got you covered here at Living Organic.
Find a great deal on the available items from the Food Storage & Preservation categories listed below.
Our ready-made meals are packed in airtight, nitrogen-packed Mylar pouches, and then encased in easy to carry, durable plastic containers. Our unique packaging process removes the majority of the residual oxygen through a nitrogen flushing practice. Wise Company Grab and Go Food Kits carry a shelf life of up to 25 years, with absolutely no rotation needed: 1 month supply - 3 servings of food per day for 4 adults or 2 adults and 4 children. Also equals a 4 month supply - 3 servings of food for 1 adult. Apple Cinnamon Cereal (40). Crunchy Granola (40). Brown Sugar and Maple Multi-Grain (40). Savory Stroganoff (24). Chili Macaroni (24). Pasta Alfredo (24). Creamy Pasta and Veg Rotini (24). Teriyaki and Rice (24). Cheesy Lasagna (24). Hearty Tortilla Soup (24). Creamy Tomato Basil Soup (24). Cheesy Macaroni (24). Creamy Ala King and Rice (24).
Grab and Go Food Kits are perfect for any unplanned emergency. Our ready-made meals are packed in airtight NITROGEN PACKED Mylar pouches, and then encased in durable plastic containers: 3 Servings per Day per Person - 2,160 Serving Food Supply in. (18) Stackable Buckets! Provides food for 4 Adults (or 2 Adults/4 Kids) for 6 months, or 2 Adults. for 12 months: Standard meal packages provide your family with 4 Adult servings. Blueberry Pancakes (240). Brown Sugar Oatmeal (240). Honey Glazed Granola (240). Stroganoff (144). Cheesy Macaroni (144). Country Stew (144). Creamy Chicken Pasta (144). Chicken Teriyaki (144). Cacciatore Pasta (144). Corn Chowder (144). Creamy Potato Soup (144). Chicken Ala King (144). Cheesy Lasagna (144). 25 Year Shelf Life (With Proper Storage).
Emergency Food Storage & Survival Handbook: Everything You Need to Know to Keep Your Family Safe in a Crisis
Always Be Prepared What if your life was disrupted by a natural disaster, food or water supply contamination, or any other type of emergency? Do you have the essentials for you and your family? Do you have a plan in the event that your power, telephone, water and food supply are cut off for an extended amount of time? What if there were no medical or pharmaceutical services available for days, weeks, or months? How prepared are you? With this guide by your side, you and your family will learn how to plan, purchase, and store a three-month supply of all the necessities--food, water, fuel, first-aid supplies, clothing, bedding, and more--simply and economically. In other words, this book may be a lifesaver. Inside you'll find 10 steps to an affordable food storage program plus how to: -Prepare a home "grocery store" and "pharmacy" -Use what you store and store what you use -Store water safely and provide for sanitation needs -Create a first-aid kit, car kit, and 72-hour emergency kit for the whole family -And many more invaluable hints and tips "This clear, concise, step-by-step program is not only affordable and doable, it's essential in these uncertain times. Now, everyone from apartment dwellers to basement owners can store a three-month supply of the essentials, including peace of mind " -- Joni Hilton, author of "Once-a-Week Cooking Plan" and "Cooking Secrets My Mother Never Taught Me"
When the power fails, prepared families settle in, stay warm, and eat well. With careful planning, organization, and a detailed assessment of the needs of each family member, it is possible for every household to survive at least several days with no outside services. A sensible home system will take over the work of providing warmth, shelter, and nutrition. Author Kathy Harrison guides readers through the empowering process of setting up such a home system with her OAR method - Organize existing supplies, Acquire additional necessities, Rotate everything for freshness. Her comprehensive coverage of emergency preparedness includes food storage, alternative heating sources, personal supplies for every family member, entertainment ideas, toiletry and proper clothing, pet supplies, emergency family communication plans, and neighborhood cooperatives. In addition to preparing the home for extended periods without electricity, Harrison also discusses evacuation plans - where to go, how to meet up with family, what to pack, and how best to protect all that's being left behind. Self-sufficiency at home or in a temporary safe haven takes away much of the fear and helplessness associated with disasters. "Just in Case" puts the power back in the hands of individuals who are equipped and ready to take over when public services fail. Disasters can strike an entire region or a single unlucky family. They can be brought on by weather (hurricanes, tornadoes, floods, wildfires, severe heat or cold, landslides) or by man (terrorism, acts of war, simple human error). Whatever the cause, these catastrophic events have the potential to disrupt routines and cost money and lives. Why not be one of the prepared few? Just in case . . . Review With the assumption that "many of us have a false sense of security... assuming that technology will prevail or that some government agency will bail us out in a crisis," this extensive guide gives detailed, down-to-earth advice on what to do when disaster strikes, be it a house fire, an ice storm or biological terrorism. Aided by charmingly retro illustrations vaguely reminiscent of a 1940s air raid brochure, Harrison ("Another Place at the Table") presents her "OAR" system for preparedness-organizing, acquiring and rotating supplies-and techniques to safely and even comfortably survive any kind of emergency. She shows how to prepare for a short-term crisis: building a supply of food and water; preparing first aid and evacuation kits; planning communication and a family meeting place in times of crisis. She also presents long-term strategies for self-sufficiency: "eliminating debt and securing a supply of cash in your home"; planting a garden, canning food and making cheese; replacing an inefficient fireplace with a woodstove; building a solar oven. Harrison shows that learning to do it yourself, besides providing some security in an increasingly insecure world, br
This Long Term Food Storage Deluxe Survival Kit has all of the food and supplies you will need to keep you safe for an extended period of time. There are 44 Long Term Food Storage Meals in this kit that will feed 1 Person for 14 days or 2 People for 1 Week. It is all packaged in our New Guardian Duffle Bag which makes traveling with the kit even easier: This kit contains the following: Food and Water: 11 Cook in the Pouch Meals with a total of 44 meals: 28 - Lunch/Dinner Servings. Stroganoff - 4 Servings (1 Pouch). Creamy Chicken Pasty - 4 Servings (1 Pouch). Cheesy Lasagna - 4 Servings (1 Pouch). Chicken Teriyaki - 4 Servings (1 Pouch). Chicken Ala King - 4 Servings (1 Pouch). Southwest Bean & Rice (1 Pouch). Beef Teriyaki - 4 Servings (1 Pouch). 16 - Breakfast Servings. Honey Glazed Granola - 8 Servings (2 Pouches). Multi-Grain Cereal - 4 Servings (1 Pouch). Brown Sugar Oatmeal - 4 Servings (1 Pouch). 24 oz. Water Filtration Bottle. 9 Aqua Blox. 20 Water Purification Tablet. Light and Communications: Dynamo 4-in-1 Radio Flashlight. Waterproof Matches. 30+ Hour Emergency Candle. 12 Hour Bright Stick. 5-in-1 Survival Whistle. Shelter and Warmth: 2 Mylar Emergency Sleeping Bags. 2 Emergency Ponchos w/ Hoods. Tube Tent for 2 People. 2 - 16 Hour Hand/Body Warmers. Tools: Portable Cooking Stove (includes 16 Fuel Tablets). Steel Fork, Knife, & Spoon Chow Kit. 16 oz Steel Cup. Pair of Leather Palm Work Gloves. 2 NIOSH N95 Dust Masks. 50 ft. Nylon Rope. 16 Function Swiss Army Style Knife. Compact Multi-Function Shovel. 2 Infectious Waste Bags. Hygiene and Sanitation: 2 Deluxe Hygiene Kits. 6 Packs of Pocket Tissues. First Aid: Guardian 57 Piece Deluxe First Aid Kit. Other: Deck of Standard Playing Cards. Note Pad. Golf Pencil. Emergency Survival Kit Information: This Long Term Food Storage Deluxe Survival Kit was designed using advice from experts in the emergency preparedness industry. It follows guidelines given by government agencies and non-profit preparedness organizations. This survival kit has a retail value of $350.
This Long Term Food Storage Essentials Kit has all of the food and supplies you will need to keep you safe for an extended period of time. There are 44 Long Term Food Storage Meals in this kit that will feed 1 Person for 14 days or 2 People for 1 Week. It is all packaged in our large Hikers Backpack: This kit contains the following: Food and Water: 11 Cook in the Pouch Meals with a total of 44 meals: 28 - Lunch/Dinner Servings. Stroganoff - 4 Servings (1 Pouch). Creamy Chicken Pasty - 4 Servings (1 Pouch). Cheesy Lasagna - 4 Servings (1 Pouch). Chicken Teriyaki - 4 Servings (1 Pouch). Chicken Ala King - 4 Servings (1 Pouch). Southwest Bean & Rice (1 Pouch). Beef Teriyaki - 4 Servings (1 Pouch). 16 - Breakfast Servings. Honey Glazed Granola - 8 Servings (2 Pouches). Multi-Grain Cereal - 4 Servings (1 Pouch). Brown Sugar Oatmeal - 4 Servings (1 Pouch). 24 oz. Water Filtration. Light and Communications: Dynamo 4-in-1 Radio Flashlight. Waterproof Matches. Shelter and Warmth: 2 Mylar Emergency Sleeping Bags. Tools: Portable Cooking Stove (includes 16 Fuel Tablets). Steel Fork, Knife, & Spoon Chow Kit. 16 oz Steel Cup. Pair of Leather Palm Work Gloves. 2 Infectious Waste Bags. Hygiene and Sanitation: 6 Packs of Pocket Tissues. First Aid: 37 Piece Pocket First Aid Kit. Other: Deck of Standard Playing Cards. Note Pad. Golf Pencil. Emergency Survival Kit Information: This Long Term Food Storage Essentials Survival Kit was designed using advice from experts in the emergency preparedness industry. It follows guidelines given by government agencies and non-profit preparedness organizations. This survival kit has a retail value of $250: Dimensions ‚ - 13" x 11" x 20".
Hard times aren't just coming, they are here already. The recent economic collapse has seen millions of North Americans move from the middle class to being poor, and from poor to hungry. At the same time, the idea of eating locally is shifting from being a fringe activity for those who can afford it to an essential element of getting by. But aside from the locavores and slow foodies, who really knows how to eat outside of the supermarket and out of season? And who knows how to eat a diet based on easily stored and home preserved foods? Independence Days tackles both the nuts and bolts of food preservation, as well as the host of broader issues tied to the creation of local diets. It includes: How to buy in bulk and store food on the cheap Techniques, from canning to dehydrating Tools--what you need and what you don't In addition, it focuses on how to live on a pantry diet year-round, how to preserve food on a community scale, and how to reduce reliance on industrial agriculture by creating vibrant local economies. Better food, plentiful food, at a lower cost and with less energy expended: Independence Days is for all who want to build a sustainable food system and keep eating--even in hard times. Sharon Astyk is a former academic who farms in upstate New York with her family. She is the author of Depletion and Abundance, the co-author of A Nation of Farmers, and she blogs at www.sharonastyk.com.