Some people rule against buying a pressure canner separately unless you need to start a business. It indeed is a hefty investment, but let me tell you, some excellent reasons make the pressure canners worth your money.
Self-reliance with pressure canners:
One cannot foresee the future challenges but can indeed prepare for some of them based on past experiences. Personal challenges like financial setbacks, natural disasters, or pandemics might disturb the supply and demand of everyday food items that you could easily find in the grocery stores before. Even if the setbacks are for a couple of months, but you cannot live without food. Do you?
Investing your money in pressure canners will allow you to store the excess food that you harvested or purchased from sale for unforeseen circumstances, and you won’t be relying on anybody but yourself.
Save money over time:
I understand that you might be thinking that why should you invest a great deal of money in a pressure canner? While you can purchase canned food from any store, and they are not even costly. A pressure canner will allow you to save money in the long run. Invest money today and get benefits in the future. Pressure canners can cover its cost in few years if you grow your garden.
Select the ingredients yourself:
By Canning your food, you can choose what you are eating. The canned food you purchase from the grocery store is full of preservatives that are not good for health. Furthermore, you can make food according to your taste and style.
Preserve your food:
Knowing that you can preserve your food gives you peace of mind when the canned food supply becomes scarce in emergencies. It looks so easy to fill your pantry with canned food on sale, but what if there is no sale and due to some unforeseen circumstances, the supply of food didn’t reach stores? Then what? If you know the art of canning, you will have nothing to worry about in hard times.
Personal satisfaction and sense of accomplishment:
Cooking and canning food can give you a sense of accomplishment. You will be personally satisfied with storing healthy and nutritious food for your family with all the known ingredients.