Organizing an emergency food plan can be overwhelming, but doubly so if you have to plan around food sensitivities. The preparedness industry has long been on the lookout for a dairy free, gluten free emergency bar that is shelf-stable enough to be useful in survival kits. Enter, the OBAR.
OBARs are free of the FDA's top allergens - making them one
MREs, or Meals, Ready-to-Eat, are prepackaged meals that were originally designed for military personnel. They have a long shelf life, are lightweight, and are easy to transport, making them ideal for use in the field. However, in recent years, MREs have become increasingly popular with civilians as a convenient and portable meal option. In this article, we will explore whether
Camping is an incredible way to get out and appreciate the beauty of the outdoors, connect with nature, and build relationships with friends and family. One of the most difficult challenges when camping, particularly if you're on an extended excursion or a long hike, is discovering convenient and speedy meals to prepare. Cooking while camping can be intimidating, but with
Emergency preparedness is an important part of our lives that everyone should take seriously. In order to be fully prepared for potential emergencies, it is essential to have a supply of non-perishable food that will not spoil easily. Dried beans and lentils are a perfect, economical, and versatile option for emergency food storage.
Not only are dried beans and lentils an
What is a Ration Pack?
While the term 'ration pack' can include things like calorie or ration bars, people most often use it to refer to military-style rations. These are shelf-stable meals that are lightweight and portable. Perfect for soldiers on the move, but also great for first responders, emergency kits, emergency operation centers, and hiking. This style of meal can
Preparing and storing your own food is a cost-effective way to build your emergency food supply- not only because you can shop sales but you can also pick your own menu! The ability to tightly control the exact ingredients in your stores is ideal, especially for people living with dietary restrictions such as food sensitivities, allergies, intolerances; or those with
Food Shortages in Canada and the World
Canadians are lucky to live in a wealthy, stable country, but could we see food shortages in Canada in 2023? With Canadian food banks facing massive increases in demand since the covid-19 pandemic, many people are beginning to ask these questions. With factors stacking up, it's looking likely that a global food shortage may
What happens when disaster strikes and you have to stay home, but the power is out? It can take days or even weeks for everyone in a region to have their power restored after a mass outage. Some emergencies may require us to stay indoors, leaving us without access to a working stove or our usual shops. And any shops