September Goals

Make the Most of Summer Harvest

The year is winding down The year is winding down and so are your opportunities to complete your food storage goals. Now is the time to buy honey, grains, beans and other food commodities. As the harvest is brought in, food prices drop to their lowest in the year. Take advantage of these lower prices…

Buy Commodities to Complete Your Food Storage

Complete Your Food Storage with Commodities After you have acquired your three month food storage you may want to consider getting a long-term storage. This is a food storage that can be safely stored for decades. It is built around basic commodities such as wheat, beans, rice, honey, salt and dry milk. Legumes (beans and…

Preserve Your Summer Harvest

Summer is Coming to a Close At the end of every summer everything seems to move at high speed. It’s like the garden wants to get everything grown before winter comes and there’s this huge race to beat Winter to the finish line. In fact, if your kitchen is like mine, the garden produce is…

Why Beans?

You’ll see here at PHC (and in most food storage plans) the advice to make beans a central part of your long-term food storage. Why? Here are four good reasons you should  make beans an important part of your food storage. They store forever Properly stored (that is, away from heat, moisture, oxygen and bugs) beans…

Organize Your Health and Financial Records

Two Reasons With children starting school, this is a good time of year to evaluate your financial and medical records. There are two aspects to organizing your financial records. The first is to have the information readily available in case of an emergency—a natural disaster or a family crisis. The second is to help you…