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Prepping 101 | Let the prepping begin!


Getting food ready for long term storage.

So, you've heard about prepping and you've been thinking about it. But, you don't quite know where to start. Or perhaps you have heard about prepping, but you haven't really given it a second thought, as to whether or not you should do something about it.


What exactly is prepping?


According to the google dictionary, prepping is:

prep·ping

noun

the action or process of preparing something, or preparing for something.

"after hours of prepping and cooking and stressing and a few near-breakdowns, Thanksgiving was wonderful"

  • NORTH AMERICAN

the practice of making active preparations for a possible catastrophic disaster or emergency, typically by stockpiling food, ammunition, and other supplies.

"prepping is a way of life and there is always something new to learn, tasks to do, and gear to purchase"


The prepping that we will be talking about here (and throughout this blog site) is the second definition which is apparently practiced only (or most only) in North America; preparing for a