The theme for the April 2014 issue of PREPARE Magazine offers information and resources for storing food and water. When anyone thinks of being prepared, the first thing most people consider is their food and water – so this is a vital topic. In preparedness situations, having proper storage for food and water is essential. This digital publication offers great resources and information that will help you begin making preparations now.
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The first day of Spring has passed and we want to turn our focus to food and water once again. Spring is the traditional start for the biggest gardening season on the calendar, but growing your food is, not only a constant learning and adjusting opportunity – but it’s only one piece of the food and water survival foundation. Even though we are only going to touch on a few things in this April 2014 Digital Issue of PREPARE Magazine, our hope is that the broad view picture can bring into focus some the many options you have when it comes to good healthy food and safe water.
Are you wondering about Storing Healthy Food (rather than the boxes and pouches with scary ingredients)? Whether you’re a seasoned home-canner or have never tried it before, you’ll enjoy reading the author’s take on learning this skill in – So You Grew a Few Tomatoes? Now is actually a good time to begin learning new skills for putting back your harvest and Preserving for the Future. Maybe you’ve wondered about dehydrating as an option for your garden surplus or great market find on bushels of fresh foods. Then you will likely benefit from this Product Review: Excalibur Dehydrator. And once you’ve put back the harvest, you’ll need a place to put it all. Did you know there are 10 Places to Store Food in Every Home and you may not have thought realized?
We must not forget the water. Water is so vital to our life that we can only go three days without it before we start to feel some of the life-threatening effects of dehydration. That is why it is important to know Basic Water Preparedness and some options for a Cheap Water Filtration System.
With the foundational focus of food and water we hope you’ll enjoy the other areas of life that are also a part of your plans to prepare. Again one of our author’s addresses Investing in Silver and Gold Part 2, Russian Roulette to help you decipher some thoughts on alternative currency. Another lesson from the Apache Ancestors on Battle Tactics can be found in the vivid pictures of the Ancestral Story: The Great Eagles and their Feathers and Talons.
Good, healthy and mutually beneficial relationships are vital for our survival, just as much as food, water and shelter. So be sure to check out the regular Community Connections section to see if there is a group that can help support you and to which you can add your skills as well. It is no surprise that with the many job losses, home foreclosures, unemployment, inflation and chaos around us that Turmoil is Changing Families, but we can be proactive and do something about that and the many other areas of life. We can PREPARE.
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