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First you back stock your pantry and keep it at a level where it could sustain you and your family for 72 hours. Then you step it up a notch, get some shelving, and store enough food for a few weeks. Before long you have enough food to survive for six months. Grain in mylar bags inside of buckets, prepackaged food storage, and canned goods line your shelves. What’s next? Variety.
Dehydrated food can take your food storage to the next level. It allows you to have a huge variety of food that you otherwise wouldn’t be able to store. Meats, fruits, and vegetables are tough to store for long periods without dehydration. Rotting and decay can set in quickly, but a dehydrator can make it so you can enjoy most foods from the food groups for months to come. Check out our quick guide on the best foods to dehydrate by following the link below.
Bonus: How to Make Pemmican, the Original Survival Food
Invented by the natives of North America pemmican was used by Indian scouts as well as early western explorers.
Native Americans spent a great deal of time on the go and depended on having portable, high-energy, highly nutritious, and filling foods that would last for long periods of time without refrigeration.
Pemmican is a portable, long-lasting, high-energy food. It's made of lean, dried meat that's crushed into powder and mixed with hot, rendered fat. This makes it one of the ultimate foods to have stockpiled for when SHTF or disaster strikes.
People really should avert their gaze from the modern survival thinking for just a bit and also look at how folks 150 years ago did it.
These guys were the last generation to practice basic things, for a living, that we call "survival skills" now.