Food Storage and Survival with Angela Paskett

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On the Food Storage and Survival Radio Show we’re talking preparedness with a family focus.  Angela is the mother of four children from toddler to teen and has been prepping with her family for over 14 years.  Tune in for fun interviews, tips, and useable ideas to help you and your family become better prepared for an uncertain future.

Angela is also the author of Food Storage for Self-Sufficiency and Survival, published in May, 2014.

Find more from Angela at her blog Food Storage and Survival
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Food Storage & Survival: Bug Out Vehicles and the Apocabox with Creek Stewart

Food Storage & Survival: episode 68 imageSeptember 10, 2014:  Want to build the perfect Bug Out Vehicle? Or maybe just get the family minivan more prepared for emergencies? Today’s guest is Creek Stewart: author, instructor, owner of Willow Haven Outdoor, and host of the survival reality show Fat Guys in the Woods on The Weather Channel. We discuss what makes a perfect Bug Out Vehicle, his new book, and the brand new subscription box of survival gear, the Apocabox.

Mentioned in the show:

Willow Haven Outdoor

Build the Perfect Bug Out Vehicle

The must watch Apocabox promo video!

Get your Apocabox here

My review of the August Apocabox

Food Storage & Survival: Survival, Shelter, and Fat Guys in the Woods with Creek Stewart

FSS episode 67 imageSeptember 3, 2014 – What does it take to survive in the woods? Today’s guest is Creek Stewart: author, instructor, owner of Willow Haven Outdoor, and host of the new television series Fat Guys in the Woods on The Weather Channel. We get some insight into the show, plus tips on wilderness survival and finding or making shelter wherever your wilderness is.

Mentioned in the show:

Fat Guys in the Woods

Willow Haven Outdoor

Food Storage and Survival: 10 Things to Check before You Buy Your Survival Home

House for one familyAugust 27, 2014: Looking for a survival property?  Or maybe you just want to give your current location a survival checkup.  You don’t need a bunker in a secret location to have a prepared home.  In this episode we discuss some things you’ll want to consider to help decide on a new home or to give your current home a survival checkup!  Plus, September is National Preparedness Month and I give you a preview of some of the great events, contests, giveaways, and promotions that will be going on throughout the month!

Mentioned in the Show:

Preparedness Events

Food Storage Made Easy 7 Day Challenge

10 Things to Check Before Buying Your Survival Home

Food Storage & Survival: Interview with Kelley Blanton, CFO of Ready Reserve Foods

Food Storage & Survival: Episode 65 imageAugust 20, 2014:  Listen in to my interview with Kelley Blanton, and get to know business at Ready Reserve Foods and Ready Reserve Ammo. We cover some frequently asked questions, where they source their foods, how it is packaged and more! Plus we discuss the Ready Reserve Ammo line.

Mentioned in the show:

Ready Reserve Foods

Ready Reserve Ammo

Food Storage and Survival: Canning Your Own Jams , Jellies, and Syrups

Raspberry jamAugust 13, 2014 – Got some extra fruit?  Want to make your own jams, jellies, or syrups but don’t know where to start?  In this episode we’re talking about canning your own jams, jellies, and syrups, including freezer jams and cooked jams!  From what you’ll need to how to get it done.  Tune in and you’ll be making your own delicious jam in no time!

Mentioned in the show:

Apricot Freezer Jam

Plum Cooked Jam

Juicing Berries and Making Jelly

Using Freeze Dried Fruit to make Jam

Ball Blue Book

Corn Cob Jelly

Dandelion Jelly

Food Storage & Survival: Seed Saving 201

FSS episode 63 imageSaving seeds allows your garden to keep producing for you for many years to come.  In last week’s episode we covered basic seed saving.  Ready for some more advanced seed saving?  In this episode we cover saving seeds from tomatoes, cucumber, carrots, and onion!

Mentioned in the show:

Baker Creek Heirloom Seeds

Seed Savers Exchange

Saving Tomato Seeds

Saving Cucumber Seeds

Saving Carrot Seeds

Saving Onion Seeds

Food Storage & Survival Radio: Seed Saving 101

Food Storage & Survival: Episode 62 imageJuly 30, 2014:  Gardens are only a sustainable source of food if you have seeds to plant each year, and the best way to get those seeds is to save them from plants you grow.  In this episode, we cover seed saving basics and how to save seeds from some easy plants like green beans, peas, squash, lettuce, cilantro, and radish!  Tune in next week for more advanced seed saving projects including tomato, cucumber, carrots, and onion.

Mentioned in the show:

Saving Squash Seeds

Saving Radish Seeds

How to cut and seal Mylar bags

Food Storage & Survival: Eight of the Best Water Storage Container Options

Food Storage & Survival: Episode 61 imageJuly 23, 2014:  Access to clean water is one of the first necessities in many emergencies, and the easiest way to have clean water is to have some stored. In this episode we discuss the various containers that are available for storing water from empty two liter soda bottles to bathtub bladders and some pros and cons of each. Listen in, then get some water stored for your family!

Mentioned in the show:

Pros and Cons of Popular Water Storage Containers

Water storage options at Thrive Life

Food Storage & Survival: Tips to Travel Prepared

Food Storage & Survival: episode 60 imageJuly 16, 2014:  It’s summer and we’re going places! Whether you’re headed across the country or just across town, in this episode I cover travel tips for being prepared on your way. Including travel by car and airplane and traveling with a firearm.

Mentioned in the show:

Garden drip system
Water timer
TSA prohibited items