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Food Storage–June 2013

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Month Two

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Here are the year’s totals for all of the plans:

The Bare Minimum      $500 for the year, with monthly purchases averaging $42

Expanded Storage     $1870 for the year, with monthly purchases averaging $155

Gluten-Free Storage       $1017 for the year, with monthly purchases averaging $85

We hope this is helpful!

The Bare Minimum

7 5-gallon food-grade buckets     $42  (Lowes)

TOTAL $42.00

Expanded Storage

1 55-gallon food grade water barrel     $35 (sacramento craigslist for used)

75 lbs hard red OR hard white wheat     $34.35  (lds cannery)

4 48-oz bottles of oil     $12  (walmart)

2 #10 cans powdered milk     $17.20  (lds cannery)

25 lbs dry beans     $16  (costco)

50 lbs dry corn or popcorn     $50  (honeyville)

TOTAL  $164.55

Gluten-Free Storage

50 lbs gluten-free oats     $100

TOTAL  $100

 

(Store names provided when I thought they might be helpful in keeping costs down.  If you are having a hard time finding items for the price listed, leave a comment below and I will give you my pricing info. Pricing is subject to change…as anyone shopping these days can testify!)

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