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20 Expert Survival and Preparedness Tips

Our greater Mountain House community makes one big, wonderful, and diverse family: outdoorspeople, survivalists, and all manner of other people for whom our products make quick and easy meals on busy work nights or handy emergency stashes. Our greater Mountain House community makes one big, wonderful, and diverse family: outdoorspeople, survivalists, and all manner of other people for whom our products make quick and easy meals on busy work nights or handy emergency stashes. And one of the real joys of this Mountain House family is the ability to share knowledge and learn from one another. After all, there’s a … Continue reading

Out of the Norm: Celebrating 52 Years of Service

by Spencer Kloewer The birth of Mountain House dates back to early 1969, but the history dates back even further, and one individual has been there since the beginning: Norm Jager. After 52 years with OFD Foods, his contributions have had lasting effect. His impact has shaped the foundation of the quality, longevity, and the passion that makes Mountain House the reputable brand it is today. Norm began his historic career with OFD in 1964, loading strawberries onto trays. At the time, freeze dried strawberries, found in popular cereals, accounted for 100% of the company’s business. The company quickly recognized Norm’s … Continue reading

Just Add Water: Your Favorite Swimming Spots

Summer’s still here folks. And it’s hot out, am I right? So let’s go swimming! We asked our community on Instagram to share with us some of your favorite places to strip down, jump in, and cool off. Here’s a taste of some of the sweet swimming spots you shared with us. Let’s dive in. (click on the photo credit in the captions to go to the original Instagram post)

Parks4Kids. The Gift of Being Outside.

“Go outside and play!” Bet you heard that more than once as a kid. Well Mom and Dad were right. Playing outside is good for our bodies, our brains, our relationships, and our connection to our environment. But in a world increasingly dominated by screens and a developed geography that isn’t always conducive to communities being able to “go outside and play”, Parks4Kids has emerged to make that playtime possible. Parks4Kids was created by the Outdoor Foundation and Outdoor Industry Association in celebration of our National Parks Centennial. The goal is to more readily connect today’s kids with our National Parks … Continue reading

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