We hear it everywhere. Prepare now, because there may be a natural disaster, pandemic or financial crisis in the near future. While that is all very relevant, building your personal food storage should never be a stressful situation for you and your family. Like the squirrel, preparing for “winter” or an emergency should be a... Read More
Food and Water Storage
Food storage and water storage are great things to help you be prepared for any disaster that might come your way! These articles will help you know how to prepare
We're always trying to help you be more prepared, and sometimes a quiz can help you determine how prepared you really are.
At the Ready Store, we created this fun quiz to see how long you'd last in an emergency situation.
Do you think that you'd survive during a zombie apocalypse? A tsunami? Unemployment? Check out... Read More
If you start to raise chickens to be more self-sufficient, you want them to be as productive as possible. But what if they aren’t laying as many eggs as you’d hoped?
The most common reasons that chickens aren’t laying eggs is because they are too young, too old, the hours of daylight are too short, it... Read More
Fishing has been an age-old hobby, sport, and way-of-life in many cultures. Many people enjoy eating fish, but many do not know how to clean one. Cleaning a fish is a skill that brings a sense of independence and can prove to be useful in survival or everyday situations. For those who have never cleaned... Read More
Water is the most important item to keep in your storage because it is essential to survival. However, this can become more difficult in the winter when temperatures drop below freezing. If your water freezes, you’ll need to use precious energy and heat to thaw it out for use again. But there are precautions you... Read More
Seeds are an essential part of the sustainability of our eco system. Saving seeds from the plants that we grow has great importance in supporting an ecosystem and providing it with a variety of plants and breeds. Now it is considered a form of art by many people because very few do it. But seed... Read More
Canning food has been a long standing method to storing food in your food storage. You can create and preserve delicious foods and meals for yourself that will be able to store on your shelf for years to come.
But what are the advantages and disadvantages to canning your own food? Below are a few pros... Read More
Our pets often become more than animals to us, they become members of the family! And just as we make emergency preparations for our families, we need to make emergency preparations for our pets.
For the most part, pets need the same preparations and items that we need, including food, water, shelter, medications, etc as well... Read More
Protein is an important part of our diet and necessary to have in your food storage. For many people the majority of protein comes from meat, fish, and poultry. In the past, these foods have been difficult to store because of the limited options of preservation. Canned and dried meats like tuna and beef jerky... Read More
Freeze-drying is a process that has revolutionized the food storage industry. With this process you can store any kind of food, including fruits, vegetables, meats, and dairy products. You can even freeze dry entire meals. However, the freeze-drying process can be very delicate.
What is freeze-drying?
Freeze-drying, also known as lyophilisation, is a reliable food preservation process... Read More