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

By | 2017-11-05T19:40:04+00:00 October 23rd, 2017|0 Comments

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

By | 2017-10-24T00:27:51+00:00 October 20th, 2017|4 Comments

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

By | 2017-10-19T02:58:42+00:00 June 28th, 2017|3 Comments

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

By | 2017-10-19T02:58:45+00:00 May 8th, 2017|0 Comments

Meet Dave Nelson

Meet Dave Nelson, world traveler. On April 13th Dave 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. Dave is 36 years old and lives in Salt Lake

By | 2017-10-19T02:58:47+00:00 April 13th, 2017|3 Comments

Freeze-Dried Garden Seeds

Recently, the head engineer at Harvest Right wondered what would happen if he freeze-dried seeds. Would they germinate? He freeze dried 10 different types of vegetable seeds, started them under grow lights inside his home, then transplanted them in a Garden Right geodesic dome greenhouse. It worked! Every single one of the seeds germinated – but

By | 2017-10-19T02:59:07+00:00 May 16th, 2016|4 Comments

Freeze-Dried Flavorings

Freeze-dried flavorings are one of the best kept secrets in the home freeze drying world. The concept is simple: Freeze dry the natural source of any flavor (such as fruits, herbs or even your favorite coconut-flavored yogurt), grind the freeze-dried chunks into a powder, then use the powders to flavor frostings, fillings, batters, dressings or

By | 2017-10-19T02:59:16+00:00 December 21st, 2015|14 Comments

Drowned iPhone Saved By a Freeze Dryer!

Tom and Sharon Clark & their saved iPhone Yes, it does seem that you can truly freeze dry almost anything, and we recently heard a story that takes the cake. A few weeks ago, a Harvest Right employee (Dan) received a call from a neighbor (Sharon) who said that she and her husband (Tom) needed

By | 2017-10-19T02:59:18+00:00 November 25th, 2015|10 Comments