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We are watching the beginnings of food scarcity. We are seeing a really nasty situation in the center of the nation.
Farmers have seen epic flooding and many crops have been a total failure. So many farms and states have been affected that it has to take a toll on food prices.
Are you prepared to deal with food scarcity and price inflation? Maybe you grow lots of your own food. However, for most of us, we do not have the capacity to grow all of our own food. In that case, we need food storage.
There are many things to consider when building a food storage pantry. If you can create a harmonious food storage pantry you will eat better and save money in the long run.
Above all, you should store the foods that you eat on a regular basis. This is so important. Often times preppers buy a bunch of food but they dont consider whether they or their family will eat it. There is an assumption that this food will be eaten when people get desperate enough.
Store what you like.
Long Term Storage
Look for items that store a long time. You dont want to spend a bunch of money on food that has a short shelf life. Of course, you can extend shelf life if you know how but you have to start with a base of food that has a long shelf life.
You also want to store plenty of staples. Staple food slike flour, sugar, rice, beans, cornmeal, pasta, and oil all store well in mylar and 5-gallon buckets.
From these staples, you can make all sorts of food. Just think about what you can do with a few recipes, some flour, sugar, and oil. If you have some hens in the backyard you can do even more with these staple foods.