I was doing some work on Part III of the EMP series when my wife called my attention to an insidious problem. “Unsorted Bag” of our medical preps had become contaminated. This was a small bag plastic /vinyl bag about 15″ long, 7″ wide with a zipper closure along the top, and two flexible handles. [...]
Another write-up from a contributing friend. I searched to see what the source is, and found this article spread out over the net quite widely.
A Simple Pineapple – MUST Read
The pineapple is a member of the bromeliad family. It is extremely rare that bromeliads produce edible fruit. The pineapple is the only available [...]
I was sent this by a friend that thought it was worth at least considering. How are coffee prices in your neck-o-the-woods?
“Might be a good idea to stock up on Coffee from this year’s crop, it will be even more expensive soon.
The Real Figures on Rust Blight and Coffee
Although it is clear [...]
A pal of mine sent me a short note on agave nectar. I shared the info with my wife, who is responsible for researching nutritional issues for the family. She says her research confirms this. Here is what he wrote.
“Agave nectar (also called agave syrup) is a sweetener commercially produced from several species of [...]
Every Prepper worth his salt loves blueberries, and has at least 85 plants in his “garden”, right?
Well, perhaps not, but we do have several plants in 15 gallon containers here at The Keep. Pruning them has been much of a mystery to me. Read a couple articles, a book and spoke with the owner [...]
How Much Stuff Do I Have?
Let’s face it. When our preps get to be more than just a few day’s worth of food and related items, remembering what we have gets to be a chore. As the inventory gets even larger, remembering expiration dates and item locations can be overwhelming. Pen & paper and [...]