Food Shortages Coming, Buy Commodities: Jim Rogers

I am merely showing this article as something to think about in a preparedness sense. I really do not care about the commodities market, but this “FOOD SHORTAGES COMING” part really caught my eye! It is very important to note that analyst are saying that a food shortage is certain to happen in the near future. This is critical! Make sure you go to our food storage, gardening, how-to, and equipment links to make sure you are prepared. This is not to scare anyone, just to get you thinking about it NOW!

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First of all, Homestead Basics is NOT a financial adviser. I am merely showing this article as something to think about in a preparedness sense. I really do not care about the commodities market, but this “FOOD SHORTAGES COMING” part really caught my eye! It is very important to note that analyst are saying that a food shortage is certain to happen in the near future. This is critical! Make sure you go to our food storage, gardening, how-to, and equipment links to make sure you are prepared. This is not to scare anyone, just to get you thinking about it NOW!

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Pressure canning beans , food storage


Short video showing the basics of pressure canning green beans. One of the goals to work for with self-sufficiency, homesteading and/or preparedness is growing and putting up (preserving) enough food to last from one season to the next. This is how the pioneers and early settlers did it. They grew enough in the spring and summer not only for fresh eating during that time period, but enough to put up to keep them through the winter and till the next harvest. That should be our goal as we work …

Making Your Own Apple Juice

Since we have moved into our new place we are looking at planting our own orchard. I wanted to get some apple trees, among other fruit. I have seen cases where too many apples results in attracting unwanted wildlife or other obvious issues. I ran across a great article that explains the art of juicing to help save those half bad apples.

glassofjuice Since we have moved into our new place we are looking at planting our own orchard.  I wanted to get some apple trees, among other fruit. I have seen cases where too many apples results in attracting unwanted wildlife or other obvious issues. I ran across a great article that explains the art of juicing to help save those half bad apples.

“As anyone who has fruit trees knows, a lot of fruit goes to waste. Woodpecker holes, worm holes, bug damage and bruises occur on a considerable portion of the harvest. Imperfect fruit will not last in storage and can ruin other fruit it is stored with. A great way to avoid this waste is to make your own juice.

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