10 Heirloom Seed Companies You Don’t Want to Miss

10 Heirloom Seed Companies You Don’t Want to Miss

Heirloom seed companies have been making a comeback, but what exactly are heirloom seeds, and where the best place to buy them? I’m sharing my favorite seed companies, plus reader recommendations and some unique seed sources to investigate. These heirloom seed companies will help you bring old fashioned flavors, scents, and colors back to your…

Root Cellars 101 – Root Cellar Design, Use and Mistakes to Avoid

Root Cellars 101 – Root Cellar Design, Use and Mistakes to Avoid

In this article we’ll talk about 5 basic things you must include in a root cellar design, plus 10 tips for fruit and vegetable storage. There’s also a printable storage guide for over 30 fruits and veggies, and links to additional information at the bottom of the post. A root cellar is a great low-cost…

Bulk Grain – Where to Get it, How to Store it

Bulk Grain – Where to Get it, How to Store it

Bulk grains are a classic preparedness storage food because they have great shelf life. Whether you’re buying quinoa, rice or other gluten free grains, or stocking up on wheat berries for delicious homemade bread, buying bulk grain is a great way to save money, too. Typically, “bulk grains” refers to whole grains that have not…