Guide to a Stress-Free Freeze Dryer Oil Change

Tips for changing the oil in your freeze dryer

When I debated whether to get a Harvest Right, my biggest fear was the freeze-dryer oil changes. I equated the process to an automobile oil change, and I was dreading it. Even after my unit was delivered, I could only get excited about the first few loads because I knew that inevitable pump maintenance would…

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7 Best Freeze Drying Tips For Beginners

Best freeze drying tips for 2024

It’s been a few months since my small Harvest Right Freeze Dryer was first delivered. I’ve run about 16 or 17 loads through, and it’s almost time for my first oil change. There has definitely been a learning curve, but I’ve gained lots of freeze-drying tips through trial and error, and I thought it would…

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2024 New Year’s Resolutions for Preppers

12 great new year's resolutions for preppers

It’s that time again! Time to make our New Year’s resolutions! This year, though, it may be more important than ever to make some preparedness resolutions and follow through on them! Need some inspiration to help you achieve your goals? We’ve got you covered! Here are the top 12 things to focus on in 2024,…

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Freeze Dried Holiday Gifts for Everyone on Your List!

Freeze dried holiday gifts for everyone on your list

Still have some holiday gifts left to figure out but you’ve run out of ideas? If you have a freeze dryer, your search is over! Between the things you freeze-dried throughout the year and the nine days we have left until Christmas, you have lots of presents at your fingertips! Here are some ideas for…

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Freeze Drying Tomatoes for Short & Long Term Storage

I just finished my first 2 freeze dryer runs. Let's see how it went!

It’s been a little over a month since my new Small Harvest Right Freeze Dryer was delivered. I’ve finally completed my first few runs freeze drying tomatoes for short and long-term storage! I’m definitely still a beginner, but it’s amazing how getting a few batches under my belt has increased my confidence. Freeze dryers are…

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It’s Here! Freeze Dryer Delivery & Set Up

It’s finally here! I’ve wanted a freeze fryer for as long as I can remember, and this week, my new Harvest Right was delivered. I’ll admit certain aspects of the machine and the freeze-drying process intimidate me, but I’m confident the advantages will outweigh the disadvantages in the long run. What I Ordered I decided…

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Prepper Camp 2023: The Recap!

A review of Prepper Camp 2023 in Saluda, NC

After listening to Brian’s Mind4Survival podcast episode with Rick Austin, the founder of Prepper Camp, I just knew I had to go and experience it for myself. I had heard about it here and there over the years, but I had no idea of the scope of the event until I heard them discussing it…

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Don’t Get Caught Making These 11 Prepping Mistakes

Don't make these 11 common prepping mistakes

Whether you’re new to prepping or have been at it for years, everyone has made some prepping mistakes. Prepping can be a challenge, even if you’re a seasoned prepper. There’s soooo much advice out there that it’s hard to tell where to focus. Here’s where I think most people tend to get it wrong. 1.…

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Evacuation List Items You May Overlook

Evacuation list items you may have overlooked

As preppers, most of us have bug-out bags packed and ready for emergency situations. Sometimes with an evacuation notice, though, you may have a small window of additional time to pack some more belongings. If you were told you had 30 minutes to leave your home, would you know what to grab? Think About It…

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