August 26, 2012 · 2:00 PM
This is an opportunity to learn from noted experts in food security and suppliers of long term food designed for 10-20 years of storage. What are the best methods for preserving and storing foods? What are your nutritional requirements. Dehyrdrated vs freeze dried. What items can you store yourself and which are best purchased prepackaged?
Many of us have now set aside some goods such as beans, wheat, rice for a rainy day so learning how to store/prepare these foods is important. Adding some prepared storage foods is an option so we will sample a variety from different companies in a taste test and compare their storage life and nutritional value.
We will also discuss options to work with local farmer/producers to secure our food needs before massive hyper-inflation or other disruptions interfere with regular retail channels. *If you know of a local producer please share this with me*
I will also host a BBQ so we can sample some locally raised grass fed beef and produce