Survival Food Storage is one of the most essential elements of emergency planning.
The art and science of food storage involves strategically choosing what you’ll need in the correct amount and storing it properly. With the goal of having it available and palatable when needed in an emergency.
So, whether you’re looking to protect your family in an emergency or simply want to save money by buying your foods in bulk, you’ll need some information before you start.
10 Steps to Effective Survival Food Storage
This tutorial is designed to get you up and running with the basics of building your pantry in ten easy lessons. Afterward, you’ll get recommendations for books and links to other resources. Let’s get started.
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Recommended Food Storage Books
- Emergency Food Storage and Survival Handbook by Peggy Layton (food storage and emergency preparedness)
- Cookin’ with Home Storage by Vicki Tate (cooking and using basic storage foods)
- Making the Best of Basics – Family Preparedness Handbook by James Talmage Stevens (food storage and prep)
- Crisis Preparedness Handbook: A Comprehensive Guide to Home Storage and Physical Survival
- How to Live on Wheat – The Complete Guide To Selecting, Storing, Preparing and Cooking Wheat and Other Grains
Links to Other Resources
- Food Storage Calculator: Gives a Basic Estimate Of Needed qualities.
- Prudent Food Storage: Questions and Answers
My Food Storage List For One Person For One Year
- 300 pounds hard red winter wheat
- 100 pounds of legumes
- 100 pounds of other grains (rice, corn, millet, oats, buckwheat, etc.)
- 100 pounds of dried and canned fruits and vegetables
- 50 pounds of dried or canned milk
- 50 pounds of canned or dried meats
- 25 pounds of honey
- 25 pounds of salt for cooking / preserving
- 25 pounds of cooking oils
- 5 pounds each of baking powder / soda and yeast
- Multiple vitamin and mineral supplements and extra vitamin C
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