A Guide to Survival Food Storage in Ten Easy Steps

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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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Emergency Food Storage List For One Person For One Year

  • 300 pounds wheat
  • 100 pounds of legumes
  • 100 pounds of other grains (corn, millet, oats, buckwheat, etc.)
  • 100 pounds of dried and canned fruits and vegetables
  • 50 pounds of dried milk
  • 50 pounds of canned or dried meats
  • 25 pounds of honey
  • 5 pounds of salt
  • 25 pounds of oils (coconut and Olive)
  • 2 pounds of baking powder
  • Multiple vitamin and mineral supplements and extra vitamin C

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November 6, 2010