If you like to store dry goods like beans, rice, coffee or dehydrated veggies, check out this method of vacuum sealing dry goods without using electricity. If you have a food saver at home them you probably already have or know that there is an attachment you can buy for it called the FoodSaver Jar Sealer.
This attachment looks like a big white jar lid that you put on over the flat lid with the rubber sealant inside on mason jars. once the white top is on you connect the hose from your food saver to the top and the food saver will suck all of the air out of the jar and seal it. The dry goods are them protected from air and safe to store on your pantry shelf. While this gadget is an awesome way to store dry goods and you can even seal salads and things to put in the fridge to keep them airtight, what happens if you have no electricity.
Or if you can’t afford a Food Saver even if they are on sale. Well thanks to Tenth Acre Farm we can see how to use a non electric mason jar sealer for vacuum sealing dry goods without electricity. he tells us how it works and demonstrates the process in a nice video. So if you would like to store your dry goods in air tight mason jars without electricity or without a food saver this will show you how.