October is National Eat Better / Eat Together Month

October is National Eat Better / Eat Together Month, and we think both of those things sound like good ideas. With the holidays looming, getting a jump on a healthy eating plan and a strategy to navigate the upcoming feasts can help you stay on track. Eating together, whether it's as a family or as

By | 2017-10-19T02:58:35+00:00 October 13th, 2017|0 Comments

Freeze Drying Apples

Apple harvesting season is near and it seems apple-infused recipes are only second to pumpkin spice infused recipes. It used to be that in order to make apples last through the winter, they had to be stored in a cool, dark, dry place for several weeks. Root cellars were dug under houses just for that

By | 2017-10-19T02:58:36+00:00 September 26th, 2017|0 Comments

Emergency Preparedness: Have a Plan

September is National Preparedness Month. Disasters disrupt hundreds of thousands of lives every year. Each one has lasting effects, both to people and property. The following was published in regard to the three major hurricanes that were hitting the U.S. coasts, one right after the other: What can you do? Have a plan. Regardless of whether

By | 2017-10-19T02:58:37+00:00 September 14th, 2017|0 Comments

Freeze Dried Soup with Stacy Lyn Harris

Recently we’ve been sharing some educational (and tempting) video clips from Stacy Lyn Harris, cookbook author, gardener, mother of seven, sustainability expert, and guest chef. This summer and fall, Stacy Lyn is doing cooking and gardening segments on RFDTV’s Rural Heritage show on cable TV. In this clip from the episode Homestead Ironworks Part 2,

By | 2017-10-19T02:58:38+00:00 September 13th, 2017|0 Comments

Freeze Drying for Hurricane Season

  We have lots of customers in hurricane country and they've given us insight into some problems associated with traditional hurricane preparedness scenarios: Canned food is heavy and bulky. Space in the evacuation vehicle becomes high value real estate after you add kids, pet kennels, suitcases, and necessities. Canned food is limited in selection. People

By | 2017-10-19T02:58:38+00:00 September 6th, 2017|0 Comments

Summer Parties Made Easier

Summer is the season of burgers on the grill, corn fresh off the cob, spicy homemade salsa, creamy potato salad, and tangy lemonade. If you have a home freeze dryer, everyone's favorite party foods are easy to make ahead, and save for later if you make a little too much. Freeze Drying Fresh Ground Hamburger

By | 2017-10-19T02:58:44+00:00 June 9th, 2017|0 Comments

Harvest Right Freeze Dryer Review

Are you on the fence about purchasing a freeze dryer? Here is a review from one of our customers that may help you decide. It's a little long, but very informational, and well worth the read. It even includes a few tips for the beginner. Read the full review here: “In this review I cover what you get

By | 2017-10-19T02:58:46+00:00 May 8th, 2017|1 Comment

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

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 | 2017-10-19T02:58:49+00:00 March 7th, 2017|0 Comments