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Hurricane Irma: One Year Later

“It’s been one year since Hurricane Irma and I can honesty say that this has been the most trying year of our lives.” (Read our previous post about the Smiths losing nearly everything they owned in Hurricane Irma, here.) Update from Karen: We were able to completely move back into our house after 8 months. […]

Irma Victims Keep Going with Freeze Dried Food

Recently we received a letter from one of our customers in Florida, the Smith family. The Smiths had some flooding during Hurricane Matthew, but just days later when Hurricane Irma took a dramatic western hook, they lost nearly everything. Within 20 minutes of the nearby creek rising, it was at the door. The Smiths grabbed […]

Freeze Drying Sweet Potatoes

The poor sweet potato. It’s not pretty so it’s often overlooked as the nutritional powerhouse that it is. Sweet potatoes are not only one of our favorite foods, dogs love them, kids love them, and they are the secret weapon of those in pursuit of weight loss without deprivation. Sure they’re strangely misshapen, but are […]

Freeze dryer saves the day…and the phone!

We love to hear about what our customers are putting in their freeze dryers. We hear a lot of great stories, some are brand new things they’ve tried, some we’ve heard before. Although typically we hear food stories, we occasionally hear about other things, too. We told you about the Clark’s drowned iPhone and how it was […]

Hiking the Appalachian Trail: Dave Update

On April 13th Dave Nelson began a 2200-mile trek on the Appalachian Trail. His journey began in Springer Mountain, Georgia and will end in Maine. He’ll be walking for five to six months, carrying everything he needs in his backpack. Meet Dave and see what’s in his pack here. Were you following Dave’s journey on the […]

Hiking the Appalachian Trail: Dave Update Days 7 – 10

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. Meet Dave and see what’s in his pack here. Day 7: Left Dicks Creek […]

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 […]