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Jul 30

YouTube food preppers

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Edited: Jul 30

Who are your favorites? Who have you learned the most from?

Perbain, I'm Still Working, Michagan Snowpony, Prepsteaders

Aug 23

Homestead Tessie https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCqJgpaYNmI2UksYZ_fmK6jw/featured She is a lovely, humble person who loves all the old ways and cans constantly. She has great recipes for canning and cooking, both, always in a state of preparedness. Her videos are a break from any day! I won't say her channel is recipes from preparedness stocks, but she can find food in the most amazing places and ways, for those who are on tight budgets, and she doesn't waste a morsel. Give her channel a try and see if she doesn't speak to you and your food and prep needs!

Nov 5

I found Jaime from Guildbrook Farms video on canning 101 (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jU0CzxBnKoY) very informative.

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