Food Storage Must Haves

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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.

What You Should Look for When Shopping for Food Storage - With all of the varying complexities of food storage and food storage companies, it may be difficult to sort through and prioritize what is important and what is not. I don’t know about you but with the dizzying array of things to take into consideration, you just might want to throw you hands up in dismay and yell “help me!!”.

 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. 

SO what do you look for when shopping for 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.

Preference

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. 

Staples 

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. 

What You Should Look for When Shopping for Food Storage - With all of the varying complexities of food storage and food storage companies, it may be difficult to sort through and prioritize what is important and what is not. I don’t know about you but with the dizzying array of things to take into consideration, you just might want to throw you hands up in dismay and yell “help me!!”.

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