Grow your own sugar! The good old fashion sugar beat! Suprisingly it is the same sugar we get from sugar cane! Once upon a time pre commercial take over, everyone grew their own sugar. You plant the sugar beets in the early spring and just as they look...they grow like carrots do. You harvest them in the fall. And there you have it home grown sugar!! A renewable source of a very important staple!
Between GMO high-fructose corn syrup, and GMO sugar beets, and aspartame made from GMO bacteria; most processed sugary junk food in the U.S. these days is ridden with GMOs. Interesting how added sugars in processed foods are being linked to so many health problems these days, isn't it?
When the SHTF, spices and sugars may be hard to come by. But you, the prepper, here's how to make your own sugar/syrup from Sugar Beets. Wonderfully sweet, and the greens are fully edible too. A must have for every survival garden.
Bee Feeding Recipes: When feeding bees, it is the sugar, not the water that the bees need. By mixing the sugar to water at different ratios, the beekeeper can encourage certain behaviors. Below are sugar syrup recipes from Keith Tignor, State Apiarist, and the actions they stimulate within the hive. Also included are candy recipes and instructions for dry sugar feeding used as emergency winter food when temperatures are below 50 degrees Fahrenheit.