Vehicle Gear 1: “The Can”

Vehicle Gear 1: “The Can”

As the book release approaches, I’m tempted to take a small break from the food storage series to discuss items that Phil has in his truck in the early chapters. What is this… “Can” you mention??? Get-Home Bags and Bug-Out Bags have been done…all over the internet…to...
Food Storage, Part 3: Buckets o’ Fun

Food Storage, Part 3: Buckets o’ Fun

Continuing our series, we may have a slight recap of O2 absorbers and mylar bags. Be warned. The #1 rule for buckets is to only use food-grade plastic. “Isn’t that the ‘2’ inside the recycle-triangle?” Kind-of… While that happens to be on every HDPE plastic bucket, it...
Food Storage, Part 2: Mylar Bags

Food Storage, Part 2: Mylar Bags

As we transition from O2 absorbers to mylar bags, don’t think we’re completely done talking about the little iron packets! Like a toothache or a bad episode of 80’s television, they’ll be back around. People often wonder when to use a mylar bag… when don’t you...
Food Storage, Part 1: Oxygen Absorbers

Food Storage, Part 1: Oxygen Absorbers

As a former instructor, I believe in to-the-point articles and lots of pictures for class-room settings. I obviously can’t speak to you in-person, or provide you a hands-on training session. This will be a multiple-post series, usually on Saturdays, to discuss the...