Hiking the Appalachian Trail: Dave Update Days 1 – 6

On April 13th Dave Nelson began a 2200-mile trek on the Appalachian Trail. His journey began in the Springer Mountains of Georgia and will end in Maine. He’ll be walking for five to six months, carrying everything he needs in his backpack. See our introduction to Dave and see his packing list here. We're happy to

By | April 26th, 2017|0 Comments

Easter Gifts to Freeze Dry

Easter is just around the corner and many of us have baskets to fill, eggs to hide, and celebrations to plan. Whether you're hiding just a few eggs for a little one or planning a big dinner for dozens, you can put your freeze dryer to work. Here are two fun ways to use the

By | April 7th, 2017|0 Comments

5 Healthiest Vegetables for Your Garden

It's been an early spring for many parts of the country and gardeners everywhere are getting their plots ready. We like to think that home freeze dryers and gardens go together like peas and carrots; when you have a home freeze dryer you can easily preserve your entire harvest, and even plant more food and

By | March 30th, 2017|0 Comments

Have You Taken the Test?

This month we're talking about good nutrition and better health. March 24th is American Diabetes Alert Day, and the American Diabetes Association (ADA) is encouraging everyone to take their quick online Type 2 Diabetes Risk Test. The test takes about 60 seconds to complete. It's important because 86 million Americans have prediabetes, and the majority

By | March 30th, 2017|1 Comment

Celebrate National Meatball Day the Healthy Way

Well what do you know? National Meatball Day falls right in the middle of National Nutrition Month. And who doesn't love meatballs? Meatballs done the old school way can be full of fat, salt and sugar. However, meatballs done right are high in protein, full of flavor, and can be part of a healthy diet.

By | March 17th, 2017|0 Comments

5 Tips for Celebrating National Nutrition Month

March is National Nutrition Month, and it's right on time. Every January most of us make a resolution to eat healthier, and we even do better for awhile. However, study after study shows that dieting doesn't work for most people. In fact, dieting can slow the metabolism, increase stress, and lead to more weight gain.

By | March 7th, 2017|0 Comments

Going Big: Five Reasons to Own a Large Home Freeze Dryer

For many families, Harvest Right's standard or small freeze dryer is just the right size for their needs. However, our large freeze dryer is a perfect fit for these common situations: Preserving food for big families Preserving the harvest from expansive gardens Implementing a comprehensive long-term food security plan Sharing food with others in need

By | February 13th, 2017|0 Comments

Cooking for One

If you're a one person household, cooking can be tricky. While other shoppers get excited about economies of scale, and grocery stores aim to sell family-sized packages and bundles of everything, single cooks are in a never-ending battle with food (and money) waste. The game changes, however, when you have a home freeze dryer. With

By | January 16th, 2017|0 Comments

Rehydrating Freeze Dried Fruits and Vegetables

This time of year many of us reevaluate our eating habits and make renewed resolutions to health and weight loss goals. Incorporating freeze dried fruits and vegetables into your plan can help you achieve those goals by reducing the time and money it takes to eat a healthy diet. Plus, as the winter months stretch

By | January 2nd, 2017|0 Comments

Rehydrating Freeze Dried Meats

The ability to freeze dry meats is one of the biggest benefits of having a home freeze dryer. You can save money by buying in bulk, preserving leftovers, and reducing food waste. Plus, you don't have to worry about your meat going bad in your freezer, especially if the power ever goes out. Freeze dried

By | December 28th, 2016|0 Comments