Well, there are two ways of thinking on this. Do you A. want to be prepared for a temporary glitch in the grid (natural disaster, electrical grid issue, pandemic, temporary disruption in fuel availability etc) or, B. do you want to live a prepared sustainable lifestyle?
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Eat what you store, store what you eat.
Does it make sense to get 1000 lbs of hard red wheat when you don't have a grinder? Or if you don't know how to make bread?
Do you have a way to cook your stores? Something else to keep in mind...
Joylynn Hardesty wrote:One note, if you’re stocking Mac n cheese, store the powder type. I was recently given some old deluxe style type from the back of someone's pantry. The cheese was um... super thick, icky poo, almost solid.
Craig Conway wrote:Hello from Maine
I have a question about buying and storing food.
Cheap, and "just in case" of a social catastrophe, like a 3 month supply.
I wonder what to buy, what to use for storing, what to avoid, and any tips
Right now we have a 3 month supply of spring water stored in 5 gallon "Poland Spring" style jugs. They are in the basement out of the Sun light and covered in plastic (to avoid dust).
We are going to buy 3,000 rounds of ammo (small bore)
And we'd dig a 3 month supply of food
Hey you never know what might happen ! Why stand in a long line and pay twice as much when you could have been prepared ?
I'm assuming canned food is the ticket, I heard it's good for years, but honestly I don't know much about it. I heard there are some cans to avoid because of the liner being toxic () I don't know anything LOL, I am a computer repair guy!
Bethany Brown wrote:I try to think about how much we will use by the expiration date and keep close to that much on hand. Things like canned beans and peanut butter.
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