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Do Lifestraws work? ( Or do they? )

Do Lifestraws work? Yes, Lifestraws do work, they are especially useful in SHTF situations but not only limited to them. One of the great benefits of using a Lifestraw is its ease of use and lightweight, in addition to its mechanically operated membrane filter which filters out 99.999% of protozoa, microplastics, and bacteria. When it comes to Lifestraws you have …

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How to store grains long term at home ( Best Practices )

How to store grains long term at home? The best way you store grains long term is with food grade buckets, oxygen absorber and with silica gel. After you have identified what types of grains you are going to use for your long term storage, buy them in bulk. Add them to the food grade containers with an oxygen absorber and …

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Longest lasting canned foods ( Up to 30+ years )

What are the longest lasting canned foods? The longest lasting canned foods are: Canned fish 3-6 years,  Canned meat 4-30 years, Canned beans 3-6 years, Canned rice 2-6 years, Canned vegetables 3-8 years, Canned fruits 1-2 years, Canned soups 2-4 years and Canned Broth 3-5 years. However, you can stretch their shelf life even further if you store them correctly. Having high quality canned food will be …

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How long can you store bottled water ( Home, Garage, Car )

How long can you store bottled water? You can safely store bottled water up to 2 years, depending on the purity of the water and the bottle in some cases these might last for even 3-4 years. Most water bottles do have an expiration date but they are still considered safe to drink even after this has passed.  In the …

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Can you eat dirt to survive ( Can you? )

Can you eat dirt to survive? Yes, you can eat dirt to survive but not because of its nutritious value which is almost zero, dirt will fill your stomach and make you feel more satiated. Although being satiated is good in most cases, it is not in the case of dirt as your body will use more energy to try …

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Food that last for 25 years ( Top 37 )

Food that last for 25 years: The best foods that last for 25 years are Powdered milk, Dried beans, Liquor, Canned foods, Oats, Instant Beans, Apple Cider Vinegar, Pasta, Dehydrated fruits, Baking soda, Cheese, White rice, Salt, Corn, Honey, Bouillon Cubes, Lentils, Wheat, Cocoa, Powdered eggs, Potato flakes, Corn starch, Sugar, Corn syrup, Pemmican, MRE’s, Maple syrup, Ghee, Twinkies, Hardtack, Instant coffee, Ramen Noodles, Soy sauce, Spam, Tea, Whole nuts, Vanilla extract and White vinegar One of the best foods that last for 25 years is rice, however not all rice is good for long storage. Brown rice …

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33 tips on what to put in a 72 hour kit {detailed}

Why is it important to have a 72 hour kit, studies by FEMA show that in the event of a disaster if you are able to survive the first 72 hours than your chances of surviving the actual disaster goes up by 75%.  As a prepper this 72 hour survival kit will ensure your safety in terms of food, shelter, …

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22 foods with longest shelf life for prepping {checklist}

Today we are going to talk about foods that have the longest shelf life for your prepping storage. If you have been involved in the survival and preparedness world for a while you probably think of canned foods when you think of survival foods, and mostly freeze-dried foods and MRE’s. Altho when you are just starting out prepping and maybe even …

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Food pantry for preppers best 9 food types [checklist]

There are many reasons why you should have a prepper pantry things like job loss, blizzards, storms, hurricanes, and even earthquakes. Having a stocked pantry is very important to not only your families survival but in getting through very tough times. In recent years in North Carolina, for example, there have been riots and even martial law that was enacted, going …