The Prepper’s Guide to Food Storage

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The Prepper’s Guide to Food Storage


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The Prepper’s Guide to Food Storage
A Practical Guide to Storing Food For the Long Term

When most people start thinking about family preparedness, they focus on food. Not shelter, gear, sanitation, power, self-defense or the myriad of other concerns that need to be addressed following an emergency or disaster situation. Quite simply, food is the number one concern people have second only to their concern for having an adequate supply of water.

The Prepper’s Guide to Food Storage is a book about food: What to store, how to store it and best practices. It is a roadmap for showing ordinary citizens that long-term food storage is not something that will overwhelm or burden the family budget.

This book is based upon my own tried and true personal experience as someone who has learned to live the preparedness lifestyle by approaching emergency preparedness and planning in a systematic, step-by-step manner.

This book covers:

  • Store What You Eat and Eat What you Store
  • 20 Items to Kick Start Your Food Storage Pantry
  • Tips for Building an Emergency Food Supply
  • Common Food Storage Mistakes
  • Moving Beyond Pre-packaged Foods
  • and much, much more!

Whether you simply want to prepare for natural disasters or whether you believe the world is headed toward a major food crisis, this book is for you. It covers basic tips and techniques you can use to stock your food storage pantry so that you can be assured that your family will have food to eat, no matter what.


The Prepper’s Guide to Food Storage — 9 Comments

  1. Love all your articles!! We are senior citizens and try to keep good supply of meds, foods, and other necessities.
    Thanks for sharing your expertise! It is much appreciated!

    • wow.. that is an easy one.a few years ago everyone thought I was nuts.. for having food storage.. then the job that was once thought to be secure was gone.. no income all we had was what was in savings and what was on the shelf.. luckily I had thought ahead.. and had a nice pantry full of food..
      it got us by till a new job was found.. you never know.. when a storm or some other catastrophic event will happen..

  2. We can go without food for 30 days, water for 3 days… I think we need to adjust our approach and make water our #1 priority. That’s all.

    • Ace Hardware sells 1/2 gallon (64 oz.) mason jars with BPA free lids & bands, 6 packs for 11$ where I live. I fill them with filtered water then FREEZE them (freezing kills more bacteria than boiling) then store them in the cool cellar pantry. Humans can COMFORTABLY survive, on 48 oz. of water per day, including hygiene and cooking and drinking purposes. And that is a COMFORTABLE estimate for daily use. Try the water pledge
      on March 22nd of each year, Ryan….1 day using 32 oz.
      of water for hygiene,drinking & cooking! It’s a challenge. I constantly store my 1/2 gallons, 2 a week,
      in my pantry… I’m good for about 6 months in case of an emergency. The rest of the pantry is stocked with mylar bags of foods that are easy on the salt, and mostly freeze dried. Hope this helps with your “need to adjust your approach with water”, (It helps if you have FOOD TOO!!! lol Best of Lick!

  3. Help, please: 2+ gal kitty litter jugs w/ HDPE #2(recycle) on bottom seems would make good H2o storage containers. Also juice bottles (PETE#1) for dry goods storage rice,beans,pasta,flour,sugar,etc. I started storing water in bleach and milk jugs, but switched to litter jugs for quantity. All rinsed thoroughly and decontaminated w/ 10 drops of 6% bleach min 24 hrs, & dryed completely. Water is stored with 10 drops per gal of 6% bleach and 10 drops added every 6 months. Can anyone tell me if my process will work?

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