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Does all of your food storage have to be in a prepper pantry?
Of course not! Instead, you should consider storing food in as many places as possible. Food is freedom. Its really that simple. The American public has spent so much time with an excess of food that we hardly appreciate it. In fact, we waste over 50% of all the food we produce! That is an astounding number.
We should not assume that this will be the case forever. There could come a time when things are very different. Not only might the food you store today feed your family tomorrow, but it might also be the food that others want when they find out they should have put up food, as well!
So what can you do about creating some hidden food storage caches?
In the Home
Sure, you have a kitchen and a pantry. Does that mean these are the only places food can be stored? If you have 5-gallon buckets of o2 managed mylar protected food, you can put that stuff anywhere in the home. It pays to spread the food out. Consider closets, spared bedrooms and behind furniture as places to house all your extra food storage.
This also protects you against theft.
Around the Home
Do you have other structures around the home? You might want to consider places like sheds and barns for food storage. This might only work in certain climates or for certain times a year. While spreading food out is important you also want to be sure that you have food in optimal temperatures or it won’t be there when you need it most.
With good sturdy buckets, lids, high mil Mylar bags, and o2 absorbers there is no reason why you can’t store food underground. Yes! Dig some holes and drop some buckets in.
Don’t keep all of anything in one spot. It’s not a good practice.