72-hour Kits:
Stovetec Big Foot Two-Door Wood/charcoal Stove (Amazon); This is our favorite stove for cooking using wood or charcoal. It is extremely efficient and can make your fuel last a long time. It is easy to use. – Teri

StoveTec Double-Wall Stainless-Steel Super Pot (Amazon); This pot is designed to work with our favorite stove for cooking using wood or charcoal, the Stovetec Big Foot Two-Door Stove. Its double-wall construction guides the heat up the sides of the pot so that no heat is wasted. We have used it to cook pinto beans and bake bread! – Teri

Jetboil Flash Personal Cooking System (Amazon); A compact, self-contained, backpacking type stove for use in 72 hour kits. You can boil two cups of water in two minutes! It can be used only with propane, butane or blended fuel canisters. – Ken

Jetboil Jetpower 4-Season Fuel Blend, 100 Gram (Amazon); This is a blended fuel for the JetBoil Flash Personal Cooking System. It is a mixture of propane and isobutane. The propane provides higher vapor pressure for better performance in cold weather. The iso-butane provides more constant pressure as the fuel level gets low. The canisters store within the 1 liter cooking cup and the 1.5 liter pot. – Ken

Lixada Portable Stainless Steel Lightweight Folding Wood Stove (Amazon); A folding, backpacking type stove for use in 72 hour kits. It can be used with chafing fuel or wood. – Teri

Alpine Stowaway Pot 775ml (Amazon); The perfect-sized pot for cooking three cups of food. Three cups is the size of meal that we prepare in the 72-hour kits. – Teri

FoodSaver Vacuum Sealing System with Starter Bag/Roll Set, Black ($70 Amazon); The FoodSaver is easy to use. Make sure you select a model with an accessory port so that you can seal canning jars, too.

100 Quart Size 8″x12″ Heavy Duty Vacuum Sealer Storage Bags for Food Saver (Amazon); These bags are great for prepackaging meals for the 72-hour kits. – Teri

The Mittleider Gardening Course (Amazon); Dr. Jacob R MittLeider. The Mittleider Gardening Course is a comprehensive overview of gardening using the Mittleider method for increasing yields in your garden. – Ken

Microgreens, A Guide to Growing Nutrient-Packed Greens (Amazon); Franks and Richardson. This is a good reference book, if you want more details on microgreens. – Teri

Free to Choose (Amazon); Milton and Rose Friedman. This is an excellent book on the relationship between agency (or freedom) and economics. It has had a profound impact on how I think about money. – Ken

The Long Tail (Amazon); Chris Anderson. I really liked this explanation about how the internet has enabled more products and better access to niche products. I think it describes some of the fundamental shifts in the new internet-based economy. It appeals to my nerdy analytic brain. – Ken

Potato Gardening-in-a-Bag:
10 gallon fabric bag (Amazon) Fill the bag with potting soil as the potatoes grow.
16 inch saucer to hold bag (Amazon) The saucer catches excess water from the bag and protects your deck or porch. It’s the perfect size for the 10 gallon fabric bag.
LED Grow Light (Amazon) These lights will help your plants thrive indoors or in your greenhouse.

Dura Cotta Plant Saucer, 22-Inch (Amazon) This is a larger plant saucer.

Water purification:
POOLIFE TurboShock 78% Pool Shock 1 lb (Amazon)
POOLIFE TurboShock 78% Pool Shock 1 lb (Hydropool)

Fullport Backwater Valve, 4-Inch (Amazon) This is the most effective way to prevent sewage from flowing back into your house in the event the city sewage system becomes overwhelmed.

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