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Types & Sources of foods in Emergency Planning

1) FORAGING/WILD EDIBLE PLANTS

There is an abundance of free, fresh and nutritious foods available in all areas and in all seasons. Obtain books about wild foods in you area. Go to nature classes and herb walks that identify edibles in your area. Contact the local agricultural department in you area. Take classes given at […]

Expert Advice

At PrepareDirect our goal is to insure that our customers have purchased the best possible products for their needs and concerns. To help in this process we offer expert advice and counseling on emergency preparedness and food reserves planning. It is essential that our customers have reliable and trustworthy information and insights in which to […]

Storing Foods - The 6 Issues

There are six conditions to be aware of when storing food for emergency preparedness food storage, or outdoor recreation. The foods being referred to in this post are shelf-stable freeze-dried, dehydrated, dried commodities. Optimal storage conditions can also be applied to wet pack: retort, MRE’s, canned goods, and other specialty longer term wet pack foods.

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Food Storage Tips

How long can you subsist on the food you normally have on hand? Use the foods you have stored, and rotate them into your normal menu planning- especially if you have stored primarily grains and beans. Your digestive system needs to adapt to a dramatic change in diet. Organize your reserves so you know […]

Gourmet Reserves

In 1989 the food reserves division of AlpineAire Foods was developed and introduced to address the growing need for high quality, convenient, familiar, and real shelf stable food products. Gourmet Reserves was created to meet the needs of individuals or organizations that desire to be self-sufficient during a situation where normal food supplies are not […]

Purchasing Food Reserves - The Essential Questions

By Denis Korn

For over 40 years it has been and always will be the policy of Learn To Prepare and PrepareDirect to provide products, information, perspectives, insights, and recommendations for action with an attitude of helpfulness and respect for an individual’s choice based on evaluation and thoughtful judgment. You evaluate – you choose – […]

Who do you trust?

By Denis Korn

With the current state of affairs and the pervading uncertainty in our society today, it is no surprise that a significant number of people are seeking products for preparedness planning and self-reliance. While I have addressed the question of why prepare in another commentary on our home page, this article focuses […]

Who do You Trust?

With the current state of affairs and the pervading uncertainty in our society today, it is no surprise that a significant number of people are seeking products for preparedness planning and self-reliance. While I have addressed the question of why prepare in another commentary on our home page, this article focuses on the crucial issue […]