With the impending La Nina coming for this wet season, there is no better time to look at your property preparedness and make sure you are ready for emergency situations. Read on to find out what you need to do during short-term power outages and how to best prepare.
We finally bit the bullet and have made the most expensive homesteading purchase yet – a Harvest Right freeze dryer! Here at Milo’s Farm, we think food security and preparedness is incredibly important. Read on to see why we made the choice to get a freeze dryer and what benefits it will have to our homestead!
When you live on a homestead, you already choose to subscribe to lifestyle ideologies that are sometimes outside the norm. We choose to live further away from supermarkets and stores, we choose to live on properties not connected to town water or sewerage, we choose to manage and build stockpiles of groceries, we choose to have distance between us and the community, we choose a lot of things that may seem as if they’re on the fringe, but they’re not really. And its moments like these where things like community lockdowns and stay-at-home orders do not impact us negatively.
To survive this pandemic and any future inability to move around freely in the future, you’ll need to act smart, use your resources wisely, in order to ensure you have enough for you and your family to make it through the other end. So here I’ve compiled a bit of a list of useful tips you’ll need to survive lockdown, and if you don’t already have these in place, plans and ideas about how you can implement them for the future.