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Food preservation has all but disappeared in the modern world. Well, I should say home preservation. This is an important thing to consider.
There was time when preservation meant the difference between life and death or even just a good life and near starvation. What most people fail to understand is that Spring is a not a time of bounty. When you preserve you must have enough food to get you through winter, spring and even some of summer. That is when grown food starts rolling in.
This is a great article about preservation but not just rice and beans. Have you given any thought to preserving real meat? When you have meat on a shelf you have something that imparts massive levels of nutrients and has the ability to sustain you longer. You need to understand the process but you can pull it off yourself.
Bonus: How To Grow a Backyard Supermarket
Having a backyard supermarket will allow you to grow pork and beef, chicken, organic eggs, non-GMO fresh fruits and veggies, including all the essential components you need to make your food staples, desserts, and even drinks.
If you are willing to put in a little elbow grease, this isn't too good to be true. The good news is that some of this can be automated.
Our great-grandfathers and great-grandmothers did this every single day. It's called "homesteading", and it can help you save money on food, furniture, tools, clothes, and much more!
This is as self-sufficient as it gets. Watch this eye-opening video to learn more:
Homesteading will take you back to the roots of your ancestors. It's not only a healthy, stress-reducing pursuit, it's a lifestyle.