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Food Storage–August 2013

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Month Four

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Food Storage plans are intended to feed one person for one year:

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

16 lbs powdered milk     $32  (lds cannery)

TOTAL $32.00

Expanded Storage

10 lbs brown sugar $9.75 (costco)

2 #10 cans dried fruit  $11.40    (apples, lds cannery)

1 lb yeast     $4  (price for 2 lbs, costco)

12 cans tuna     $9  (walmart)

3 #10 cans powdered milk     $25.80  (lds cannery)

3 lbs sprouting seeds    $21 (avg price, sproutpeople.com)  *save $3 if you buy Savory Salad Organic Blend at Emergency Essentials this month*

5 lbs baking powder   $10  (Costco)

8 48 oz jars peanut butter   $32  (Costco)

2 #10 cans dried whole egg   $40  (honeyville) *on sale for $16 per can this month at Emergency Essentials if you buy a full case of six*

TOTAL  $160.95

Gluten-Free Storage

50 lbs garbanzo beans     $47  (honeyville)

50 lbs brown rice   $25 (winco)

25 lbs short grain rice   $12.50  (winco)

TOTAL  $84.50

(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 by clicking on the link at the top of the left sidebar and I will give you my pricing info. Pricing is subject to change…as anyone shopping these days can testify!)

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