Category: Food Storage


How to Choose the Best Emergency Food and Why

How to Choose the Best Emergency Food and Why - As a general rule of thumb, you want foods that A) Take up low volume, and B) Contain high calories. By finding foods with those two qualities, you’ll be able to maximize the space in your home or bug out bag.

Some of the links below are affiliate links. This means that if you choose to make a purchase SHTFPreparedness may earn a small commission at no additional cost to you. Have you ever wondered what the best emergency food is? Is it rice? Is it canned food? As a general rule of thumb, you want …

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How to Build a 25-Year Emergency Food Supply

How to Build a 25-Year Emergency Food Supply - This article is all about building that 25-year food supply. Now that might not be your thought process when it comes to long term survival or even long term diet.

We are talking about a third of most peoples lives, when we say a 25 year food supply. That is nothing to shake a stick at. It also means that you can check a big box when you have that figured out. This puts a lot of concerns to rest and also gets you out …

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Establishing How Much Food And Water To Store

Establishing How Much Food And Water To Store - Most people do not make the necessary calculations and end up creating more problems than they solve. You need to make sure that you have considered all the things you need to take into account and this article provides the information necessary to make these decisions and gives you all the points you need to take into account.

Considering the way that our civilization is progressing and at the pace at which our lives can easily go from one state to another, downhill or uphill, it is about time that we start storing water and food for the future. Natural disasters do occur and they cause a huge amount of destruction, leaving people …

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Peanut Butter as a Survival Food: Protein Packed in the Pantry

Peanut Butter as a Survival Food: Protein Packed in the Pantry - One of the best survival foods is widely available and probably already in your pantry! Peanut butter is an excellent and nutritious way to stay fed during an emergency, disaster, or SHTF. It has plenty of nutrients and protein to carry you over for short periods, or it can supplement a long-term food storage supply.

One of the best survival foods is widely available and probably already in your pantry! Peanut butter is an excellent and nutritious way to stay fed during an emergency, disaster, or SHTF. It has plenty of nutrients and protein to carry you over for short periods, or it can supplement a long-term food storage supply. …

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27 Foods That Last For Decades

27 Foods That Last For Decades - Once you have these emergency foods on hand, then you can start mapping out a food storage meal plan and figure out what to get and how often to rotate through it. This article lists 27 foods and ingredients that will easily last for decades if you store them properly. Even if you don't use them all, they'd be great for barter.

Food storage is a big and complicated topic, and for newbie preppers it can be a bit overwhelming. That’s why my advice to anyone stockpiling food for the first time is to start simple. Focus on foods that will last for years without any special preservation methods. For example, you could get some beans, sugar, …

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Storing Bulk Dry Foods In PETE Bottles Using Oxygen Absorbers

Storing Bulk Dry Foods In PETE Bottles Using Oxygen Absorbers - PETE bottles are food grade. That being said, this method of food storage should (in my own opinion) be used for short to medium term storage.

PETE plastic bottles are good containers that can be used for storage of shelf-stable, bulk dry foods that you normally keep in canisters in your pantry. Normal kitchen canisters do not have air tight seals. As a result, with changes in atmospheric pressure, air and moisture are pumped in and out of the products causing …

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How to Organize Emergency Food Supply

How to Organize Emergency Food Supply - This is an article about organization. One of the best things about organizing preps is that it will magically make space appear. You will see space free up and be astounded. This is very important in all of this. The more space you have the more you can prep. I know lots of people don't like the thought of cleaning and organizing but its something that can make you a more effective prepper.

Preppers battle lots of things. Possibly the court of public opinion being their greatest enemy. While we have a group of people who are trying to warn the world about the coming disasters, the public laughs it off and carries on in ignorance. Another, less diabolical, prepper enemy is space. In order to be prepared …

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35 Emergency Foods You Should Stockpile

35 Emergency Foods You Should Stockpile - The foods in this list can be used to cook hundreds of different meals, ensuring that you won't end up eating rice and beans day after day. Eating a wide variety of meals is better for your health, anyway. So if you're not sure where to begin, check out this list of 35 emergency foods.

Anyone who’s ever stockpiled food knows how difficult it can be to get started. There are so many choices! Some people make the mistake of only stockpiling a few staples: rice, beans, flour, sugar, and the like. The problem with that is if the day comes when you have to live off of those foods, …

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5 Homemade Rat Traps to Keep Your Food Storage Rodent-Free

5 Homemade Rat Traps to Keep Your Food Storage Rodent-Free — A rat in the pantry is a quick way to ruin your day. They can gnaw through containers like they arent even there and make short work of all your hard work.

A rat in the pantry is a quick way to ruin your day. They can gnaw through containers like they arent even there and make short work of all your hard work. Luckily for us, the same drive that pushes them to infiltrate our homes makes them easy to trap. Their nose for food makes is …

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Which Foods Have the Longest Shelf Life? Pantry Stockpiling Tips You Need

Which Foods Have the Longest Shelf Life? Pantry Stockpiling Tips You Need - Knowing what items have the best shelf life can help you to plan the types of food you want to store. This article goes over most of the foods that have the longest shelf life. You will find that many of them are delicious. Its clear that shelf life does not determine flavor or quality of nutrition. While dry food storage will never hold a candle to garden fresh foods I think its important that we appreciate what can be stored.

Shelf life is the enemy of all preppers. There is no getting around that. We plan and prepare our food storage to outlast the very worst of what might come our way. In doing so we realize that some items will last longer than others and that all food, no matter how its prepared, should …

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