Food and Water

Food and water will be one of the most basic survival needs, so it’s best to take care of them ASAP. You’ll need a food and water stockpile, renewable sources of both, plus you need to be covered in ‘bug out’ and ‘get home’ scenarios.

41 Common Preps with a “SHORT” Shelf Life

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When preppers look for items to stockpile, they tend to stock the ones that can be stored up to 10 years or more on the shelf. Since these items are high on the priority list of most preppers, sometimes items with shorter shelf days get overlooked and you’ll end up having …

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How to Rehydrate Food

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Dehydrating food is a common practice that our ancestors came up with before today’s dehydrators were invented. It’s the easiest way to ensure that your survival food will be fit for long-term storage. Having a stockpile of dried foods is one of the things people consider when preparing for emergency …

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Is Tap Water Safe to Drink?

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Water is a vital part of every prepper’s plans for a natural disaster or post-SHTF event. Bottled spring water is of course one option for your stockpile. But many people feel that storing tap water is a less expensive option. Tap water is so readily accessible in your home so …

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How to Use Oxygen Absorbers

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Hhile oxygen absorbers are relatively simple to use, there is a lot of misinformation and confusion out there. If you use the absorbers incorrectly, your food will be ruined when you need it the most. This can be fatal to you and your family in a long term disaster and …

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How Long Does Canned Food Last?

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Canned food in jars or vacuum packed cans are an important part of any pantry or stockpile. Although you should eat all of your food before best by and expiration dates, sometimes you want to know whether a can of food, particularly home canned food, is safe to consume. So, …

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How to Fight the 5 Food Storage Enemies

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If you don’t yet know the five 5 food enemies, I’ve made this really cool infographic for you. Share if you like it or, even better, use the code at the end to embed it on your own site. Copy-paste the HTML code below to include the infographic on your website: <img src=”http://www.survivalsullivan.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/11/food_storage_enemies_infographic_660.jpg” …

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