The Importance of Learning to Preserve Food. Learning to preserve food, other than freezing it, is something that the vast majority of people have only a vague idea about, but it is vital to a good food storage plan.
Though people are aware of pressure canning, dehydrating, and fermentation, very few have any skill or concept on how you would go about using these food preservation methods. Should a long-term disaster occur, those who have these skills will not only have a higher chance of survival, they will also be highly sought after for their skills.
Many people are intimidated and overwhelmed by the idea of canning or dehydrating food. Some are simply too lazy to put in any effort. Homestead Dreamer lists out the top reasons why you should start learning how to preserve your food now so that in the event of a large-scale disaster, you won’t be left in the cold and hungry. You will be able to contribute to the group, have a better chance of securing safe and edible food plus preserve what food you are able to get!
Don’t sit on the fence anymore! Starting with something simple like water bath canning will help ease you into learning these new skills. You may surprise yourself with how much you can do!