Square Foot Gardening Forum
[table bgcolor=#000000 height=275][tr][td]
Freeze Dried Food Toplef10Freeze Dried Food 1zd3ho10

Hello Guest!
Welcome to the official Square Foot Gardening Forum.
There's lots to learn here by reading as a guest. However, if you become a member (it's free, ad free and spam-free) you'll have access to our large vermiculite databases, our seed exchange spreadsheets, Mel's Mix calculator, and many more members' pictures in the Gallery. Enjoy.

Freeze Dried Food I22gcj10Freeze Dried Food 14dhcg10

[/td][/tr][/table]

Join the forum, it's quick and easy

Square Foot Gardening Forum
[table bgcolor=#000000 height=275][tr][td]
Freeze Dried Food Toplef10Freeze Dried Food 1zd3ho10

Hello Guest!
Welcome to the official Square Foot Gardening Forum.
There's lots to learn here by reading as a guest. However, if you become a member (it's free, ad free and spam-free) you'll have access to our large vermiculite databases, our seed exchange spreadsheets, Mel's Mix calculator, and many more members' pictures in the Gallery. Enjoy.

Freeze Dried Food I22gcj10Freeze Dried Food 14dhcg10

[/td][/tr][/table]
Square Foot Gardening Forum
Would you like to react to this message? Create an account in a few clicks or log in to continue.
Search
 
 

Display results as :
 

 


Rechercher Advanced Search

Latest topics
» Mulching question?
by rdhwyalane Yesterday at 10:21 pm

» N&C Midwest—September 2021
by OhioGardener 9/24/2021, 1:40 pm

» The SFG Journey-Johnson Su Bioreactor for composting, No turning
by sanderson 9/24/2021, 1:28 am

» Wood Chips-->Pine
by OhioGardener 9/23/2021, 5:19 pm

» Linseed Oil
by yolos 9/22/2021, 6:43 pm

» What are these fruits?
by bijan 9/22/2021, 2:50 pm

» What kind of fruit is this? Persimmon
by bijan 9/22/2021, 8:31 am

» California's Drought
by Kelejan 9/22/2021, 12:33 am

» Is this golden rod which the golden rod honey comes from?
by markqz 9/21/2021, 11:53 pm

» Message from Sanderson
by sanderson 9/21/2021, 2:43 pm

» California - What are you doing this month?
by Yardslave 9/21/2021, 2:23 pm

» Starbucks for coffee grounds!
by OhioGardener 9/21/2021, 8:55 am

» CANADIAN REGION:What are you doing July to December 2021
by Kelejan 9/21/2021, 8:05 am

» Hi from Lillington, NC
by sanderson 9/21/2021, 1:29 am

» OhioGardener SFG
by sanderson 9/21/2021, 1:25 am

» My name is boffer, and I'm a juicer.
by sanderson 9/21/2021, 1:23 am

» Why five sources for your compost? One explanation.
by OhioGardener 9/20/2021, 10:06 am

» 2021 SFG in Brooks, Ga
by OhioGardener 9/18/2021, 8:19 pm

» Patio Tomatoes at the Kitchen Door
by OhioGardener 9/16/2021, 8:05 pm

» Help identify seeds
by OhioGardener 9/16/2021, 7:59 pm

» Mulch question
by MrBooker 9/16/2021, 6:37 am

» Fallen Apples
by Kelejan 9/16/2021, 3:48 am

» Mark's first SFG
by markqz 9/14/2021, 11:28 pm

» Organic Management of Fall Garden Pests
by OhioGardener 9/14/2021, 8:38 am

» Happy Birthday!!
by Scorpio Rising 9/12/2021, 11:54 am

» Chick N Poo Compost
by OhioGardener 9/9/2021, 4:59 pm

» What Have You Picked From Your Garden Today
by donnainzone5 9/9/2021, 12:41 pm

» Composting information
by Bart 9/9/2021, 11:13 am

» What are you eating from your garden today?
by OhioGardener 9/7/2021, 7:19 pm

» What's everyone planting?
by sanderson 9/7/2021, 1:24 pm

Google

Search SFG Forum

Freeze Dried Food

4 posters

Go down

Freeze Dried Food Empty Freeze Dried Food

Post  Kelejan 8/1/2016, 1:40 am

Another month gone by and now it is time for canning season to begin plus the other methods of preserving.

My friend Persis, the one who delivers little bags of veggie peelings to me every time she passes by on her way to catch the bus, gave me a website address she read in the August edition of National Geographic of a freeze-dried machine she saw advertised that she thought would be a great idea.  She thought that we could share in the purchase of it and produce food that could last for 25 years without loss of nutrition or flavour.

So tonight I looked it up;  www.harvestright.com

Look it up if you have time and give us your thoughts. Please.
Kelejan
Kelejan

Female Posts : 5993
Join date : 2011-04-24
Age : 86
Location : Castlegar, British Columbia

http://www.castlegarinkspot.ca

Back to top Go down

Freeze Dried Food Empty Re: Freeze Dried Food

Post  sanderson 8/1/2016, 3:21 am

affraid $$$$

The freeze dry unit would be great if you had to preserve lots of food for lots of people to last lots of years. And if that dyer event happened, would there be electricity to operate the machine? Or internet to reorder the oxygen tabs? I will stick to freezing, canning and drying (and eating fresh from the garden).

____________________________

Find more about Weather in Fresno, CA
Click for weather forecast
sanderson
sanderson

Forum Administrator

Female Posts : 19646
Join date : 2013-04-21
Age : 72
Location : Fresno CA Zone 8-9

https://connect.xfinity.com/appsuite/#!!&app=io.ox/mail&

Back to top Go down

Freeze Dried Food Empty Re: Freeze Dried Food

Post  AtlantaMarie 8/1/2016, 8:57 am

I have to agree.... At least with dehydrating, I know I can build a solar dehydrator if necessary. But that's an awful lot of money for something I may not be able to use in a catastrophe.

We've chosen not to use much (if any) freeze-dried food in our emergency stores. About the only exception I might make is powdered butter. And then I'd prefer to can ghee.

I've also heard that freeze-dried food can have a strange flavor... Does anyone else have experience with freeze-dried food & how they taste?
AtlantaMarie
AtlantaMarie

Certified SFG Instructor

Female Posts : 5503
Join date : 2014-03-18
Age : 58
Location : Buford, GA - Zones 7B/8A

http://www.defensivespecialties.com

Back to top Go down

Freeze Dried Food Empty Re: Freeze Dried Food

Post  Kelejan 8/1/2016, 1:25 pm

@sanderson wrote:affraid  $$$$

The freeze dry unit would be great if you had to preserve lots of food for lots of people to last lots of years.  And if that dyer event happened, would there be electricity to operate the machine?  Or internet to reorder the oxygen tabs?  I will stick to freezing, canning and drying (and eating fresh from the garden).  

I agree completely with what you wrote. As soon as I saw that opening discount of $2,000 I just knew it was going to be way out of my league, even sharing with my friend.

I carried on reading out of interest, then found that preserving food for 25 years would make me 106 years of age.  The methods I use now will be enough for my needs.

Perhaps some one with enough money, a large family, and the time to do it would be worth while.  As to taste, I have no idea although the advertising says it taste like fresh.

The best option is to do what we are doing right now, growing fresh.
Kelejan
Kelejan

Female Posts : 5993
Join date : 2011-04-24
Age : 86
Location : Castlegar, British Columbia

http://www.castlegarinkspot.ca

Back to top Go down

Freeze Dried Food Empty Re: Freeze Dried Food

Post  sanderson 8/1/2016, 3:19 pm

I have changed the Title and moved the thread to Canning and Preserving so it wouldn't get lost Wink .

____________________________

Find more about Weather in Fresno, CA
Click for weather forecast
sanderson
sanderson

Forum Administrator

Female Posts : 19646
Join date : 2013-04-21
Age : 72
Location : Fresno CA Zone 8-9

https://connect.xfinity.com/appsuite/#!!&app=io.ox/mail&

Back to top Go down

Freeze Dried Food Empty Re: Freeze Dried Food

Post  CapeCoddess 8/1/2016, 4:00 pm

How big is that thing? It looks like a washing machine. Also kelejan, that $3000 is U.S. dollars. Shocked

CC
CapeCoddess
CapeCoddess

Posts : 6824
Join date : 2012-05-20
Age : 65
Location : elbow of the Cape, MA, Zone 6b/7a

Back to top Go down

Freeze Dried Food Empty Re: Freeze Dried Food

Post  Sponsored content


Sponsored content


Back to top Go down

Back to top


 
Permissions in this forum:
You cannot reply to topics in this forum