Build Your Own Home Food Storage

Build Your Home Food Storage Part 2

By Melissa Norris | Frugal Living

May 30

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Build your own home food storage part 2 Learn how to build a real food storage at your home with tips for saving time andLearn how to build your home food storage in the second part of our series with me and Tammy from Trayer Wilderness.

A home food storage isn’t just for those crazy bunker types, it’s for anyone wanting to be self-sufficient, prepared for times of financial hardship, and wanting to bring healthier cooking and foods into their diet and home.

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But it can be tricky or seem overwhelming, here’s our tips on:

  • How to incorporate your food storage when you’re busy
  • Learning from your mistakes
  • Flour grinding options
  • Wheat berry storage
  • How a real food storage diet can improve your health
  • Storing real food items
  • Ingredients to watch out for that can alter your health
  • Using wild plants and herbs for your food storage


Beet Chocolate Cake Recipe (gluten and dairy free)

How to Grind Your Own Flour and Choose a Mill

Harvesting Nettle Leaves and Nettle Leaf Tea

Foraging Morel Mushrooms

Harvesting and Making Raspberry Leaf Tea +5 Reasons You Should be Drinking it

Check out all of our home canning recipes under Preserving the Harvest on our Recipe Page (scroll down towards the bottom)

Here’s our preserving the harvest using freezing and drying methods and tutorials for pressure canning.


About the Author

Melissa K. Norris inspires people's faith and pioneer roots with her books, podcast, and blog. Melissa lives with her husband and two children in their own little house in the big woods in the foothills of the North Cascade Mountains. When she's not wrangling chickens and cattle, you can find her stuffing Mason jars with homegrown food and playing with flour and sugar in the kitchen.