Section#5: Build Your Own Solar Food Dryer

“There is an inverse relationship between reliance on the state and self-reliance.”

William F. Buckley, Jr.

American conservative author and commentator, 1925 – 2008


There are many ways to preserve food, but a solar dryer gets the job done with the least amount of outside energy inputs. Using nothing more than sun that’s already shining, a solar food dryer can make fruits, vegetables and even meats shelf-stable and storable for many months. Building your own solar food dryer isn’t a difficult job, and the design here delivers maximum performance – much better than conventional box-type food dryers.

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