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15% OFF Spin-Lid, BPA Free Pails – Sale ends Dec 31st

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This is just a little reminder …. We don’t want you to have to wait until the end of February if you need them now… ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ PRE-SHIPMENT SALE ~ ENDS DEC 31ST ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ They are on sale NOW at 15% off! The last shipment sold most of the inventory before they even arrived. The remaining pails sold out within a week. We don’t want you to have to wait until the end of February if you need them now.. Spin-Lid, BPA-free Storage Pails Click this link for more info: http://www.millersgrainhouse.com/store/index.php?main_page=index&cPath=38 Best Blessings! Millers Grain House & Grain Storehouse, Your Preparation […]

Food Storage Method #6: Diatomaceous Earth

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Quite frankly – this is NOT one of our personal favorites when it comes to methods of keeping infestation at bay for food storage.  Please do not take this (solely or any other recommendation) as the end all authority. We are hoping to share options with you – for you to draw conclusions and decide the best plan for your family. With that said, on to the other method option:  Using Diatomaceous Earth There are several different types of Diatomaceous Earth . Make sure you get the kind that is approved for human consumption

Food Storage Method: #1: Mylar Bags

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The Mylar Bag Method. While this is not the method that we use currently, I do see it as a very viable choice for certain environments and in certain cases. If you have extremely

Overwhelmed by long term food pantry? Relax and take steps.

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I know how you feel. Just take a deep breathe and compartmentalize…..it can be very overwhelming at first.  That’s one reason I found these buckets – people were telling me that for a year’s supply I had to vacuum pack and re-vacuum pack etc…drove me nuts! It’s like I invaded Fort Knox each time I wanted to cook!   My opinion is to first focus on the minimum 1 year useful pantry. It’s the one you will get into on a regular basis now and learn to build meals from….so that ‘in case’ of emergency you are also skilled in […]

What to store to be prepared…

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Of course we could get carried away with a million different things that we think may be needed to stock up on for an emergency. I will say, however, many of the convenience items really are less convenient when eating for health and long term storage. Grains and Beans are the two biggest staples that will provide nutrition and long term sustainability for a preparedness pantry.  Build your long term pantry around these items and you can cut the odd items down to a minimum. Rice, wheat, spelt, millet, and oats are great for storage.  All forms of beans provide  […]

Wheat and Grain crops in crisis.

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In October 2007 scientists and researchers met in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia and established an early warning system to check the spread of stem rust. A survey system was then set up that would help researchers track and identify the spread of the fungus The Bill Gates Foundation has given $26.8 million U. S Dollars to Cornell University for a new global project to combat this fungus: wheat (stem) rust disease, which specialists say poses a threat to the world’s food security. Fungus is not the only issue at hand in the wheat and grain crisis. By our own choices and thirst for […]