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  1. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    A heads up to all who it concerns. Walmart is running Ball mason pint jars for $5 a case. The lids and rims are worth $5 alone. I've never seen canning items during Black Friday, but I'm happy. Stack'em up!
  2. Food and water
    I am currently in the Las Cruces NM area, and I am moving, and have things that are useable that I am trying to give away to a like minded person. Looking for someone who wants to store food, and needs recycled containers to do so. I’m a scavenger, dumpster diver type, over the years I...
  3. Food and water
    I am wanting to figure out how to store items in my outdoor shop which in not insulated. For one, cannot find any gallon jars for a decent price (decided to keep them indoors). Secondly cannot determine how to store pre-canned food items that may rust. Would putting them in a Mylar and Bucket...
  4. Food and water
    Hello, my name is H***, and I'm a canning addict. I began my canning a few months ago and I love it. A very satisfying hobby for a prepper. One probem I am always have is, there are never enough jars. When I started canning, my mentor (mom) urged my not to buy new jars. She said there were tons...
  5. Ladies Section
    A BIG Thanks to my mom (r.i.p. mom) for living for "someday" packing away a little fuel for emergencies Save some dry wood cut into small pieces in old recycled jars. Pat down to pack it or carefully pack it from the top using a hammer to further break pieces so more will fit. You could also...
  6. Food and water
    I haven't done any true canning, ever. I have been stocking up on equipment all summer at yard sales. I have: a pressure canner, water bath canner, basic utensils, books and 100 unused jars with another several hundred lids. I have no clue how many jars it will use up to can one doe. I'm...
  7. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    I've done a bit of canning in the past with hot packing acid foods and I've also done a bit of drying but I finally got my pressure canner and started that this week. Had a few thoughts I though I'd pass on to others who are green in it as well. First get a nice canner. Something not to crazy...
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