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By James Talmage Stevens The comprehensive food storage & emergency preparedness book. Compliments any food storage or disaster preparation program. 28 chapters of the best information for disaster preparation and surviving the zombie apocalypse.


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Making the Best of Basics: Family Preparedness Guide - by James Talmage Stevens

"Making the Best of Basics––Family Preparedness Handbook" is a literal treasure trove of information. You'll discover:

  • How to determine if you're emotionally and mentally prepared (Chapter 1, page 3)
  • The spiritual foundation you absolutely must have (Chapter 4, page 2)
  • What you should have in your 3-Day+ Survival Kit (Chapter 5, page 2)
  • Suggestions for organizing all your information (Chapter 6, page 3)
  • How to put together your personal in-home grocery store (Chapter 7, page 1)
  • How to determine what, when, and where to acquire precious metals (Chapter 28, page 4)
  • And much, much more!

For example, you'll learn:

  • How to manage your long-term storage
  • Locating, purifying, and storing water
  • Step-by-step guide to healthy kitchen gardening
  • The basics of wheat, sourdough, and flour cookery
  • In-home drying of fruits and vegetables

Rest assured that over the course of 28 chapters you'll learn how to put together a well-rounded preparedness plan that anyone can use to prepare for natural disasters, man-caused disasters (such as terrorist attacks, economic collapse, epidemics, martial law, or even just a short-term disruption in normal life that might otherwise be catastrophic.

Just imagine how much more at peace you'll be with "Making the Best of Basics––-Family Preparedness Handbook" in your household, available even for a child to read and learn from. The peace of mind you'll have knowing that you've got a proven, time-tested guide for preparing is invaluable.

  • If you were temporarily out of work, how long could you and your family manage?
  • Is your family vulnerable to natural disasters like hurricanes, earthquakes, floods, etc?
  • If the just-in-time delivery system were somehow disrupted, how long could your and your family survive?
  • Do you know what foods to store, how much you need, or where to get supplies?

Get the comprehensive guide to food storage and emergency preparedness. Now in its 12th edition, is one of the best-known preparedness bibles around. Stevens lays out a yearlong storage program of 15 food and nonfood categories, six of which (water, wheat and grains, dairy products, sweeteners, "cooking catalysts" like salt and oil, and sprouting seeds) are capable of sustaining life indefinitely in a no-frills diet. The other 9 categories are designated "Building Blocks," and improve upon the basic diet and support a more routine, less Spartan existence while relying on stored supplies.

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