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Anybody who wants to live off the grid knows the importance of long-term food storage. But here’s the problem: If you’re living off the grid, you might not have electricity, which means you can’t store your food in a fridge or freezer. It also means you can’t use dehydrators, and you can’t use electric ovens to heat your canner. You might not even have a canner.
So what are your options? That is the subject of this article by Marie of JustPlanMarie.ca. In it, she goes over some old-fashioned food storage methods such as curing, brining, and smoking. She explains what they are and what tools you’ll need to get started.
She writes, “Freezers are convenient. Throw the food in, and six months later, you can pull it out and (usually) get what you put in. But with the power shortages and disasters that have been happening recently, do you honestly want to rely on your freezer? More importantly, do you want to rely on the power company to keep your food safe What we need are the old-fashioned ways of keeping food in storage … without using electricity. So just how do we start preserving food without electricity?” Follow the link below to keep reading.