August is National Simplify Your Life Month

August is National Simplify Your Life Month. Doesn't that sound nice? Preparing meals and stretching a food budget can take up a considerable amount of time and energy. Having a Harvest Right home freeze dryer can drastically reduce the amount of time and energy you spend in the kitchen. (It can also save you hundreds

By | August 14th, 2017|0 Comments

Freeze Dryer Quickly Pays for Itself

A Home Freeze Dryer will quickly pay for itself in a number of ways: Preserve food you normally waste and throw away. Easily preserve produce from gardens and fruit trees. Create your own long term, emergency food storage. A number of studies show that an average American family wastes 40% of their food purchases per

By | June 27th, 2017|3 Comments

Celebrate National Dairy Month With Freeze Dried Dairy

June is National Dairy Month and is a great way to start the summer with nutrient-rich dairy foods. Dairy products contain nine essential nutrients which may help to better manage your weight, reduce your risk for high blood pressure, osteoporosis, and certain cancers. We all know dairy products have a short shelf life in your

By | June 16th, 2017|3 Comments

National Blueberry Cheesecake Day

Can you believe there's a holiday for cheesecake lovers? National Blueberry Cheesecake Day is May 26th. From its earliest beginnings, to its current iconic status around the world, this creamy cake remains a favorite for people of all ages. Cheesecake is a mixture of fresh soft cheese, cream cheese or cottage cheese, eggs, and sugar on

By | May 25th, 2017|4 Comments

What Kind of Food Can I Freeze Dry?

If you're new to freeze drying at home or are considering if a home freeze dryer would be useful, you might be wondering what kinds of foods you can freeze dry. We love experimenting, and so do our customers, so there's no shortage of information on the subject.   Freeze Dry It The short answer

By | May 22nd, 2017|7 Comments

Freeze-dried and Rehydrated Cheeseburger

Want to see something really cool? Watch as one of our customers freeze dries and rehydrates raw ground beef, chiles, cheese, and onion rings. You would never guess that his New Mexico inspired cheeseburger had been made with freeze-dried ingredients!        

By | May 15th, 2017|0 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 | May 8th, 2017|0 Comments

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

By | May 1st, 2017|2 Comments

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|1 Comment

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|3 Comments