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Food Storage–October 2013

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Month Six

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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

25 lbs popcorn/dent corn  $40 (50# yellow dent-honeyville)

25 lbs white rice  $10 (costco)

TOTAL $50.00

Expanded Storage

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

2 boxes rennet/junket $4 (grocery-pudding aisle)

1 32 oz bottle lemon juice $4.45 (Costco 2-pk)

1 gallon vinegar $3.35 (Costco 2-pk)

100 lbs hard red or white wheat  $45.80 (lds cannery)

25 lbs white flour $8.85 (lds cannery)

13 lbs baking soda $6 (costco)

25 lbs dried beans or lentils $18 (lds cannery)

12 15 oz cans tomato sauce  $12  (grocery store)

12 6 oz cans tomato paste  $12  (grocery store)

12 15 oz cans diced tomatoes  $12  (grocery store)

6 32 oz cans spaghetti sauce  $20  (grocery store)

TOTAL  $163.65

Gluten-Free Storage

100 lbs corn starch $116 (honeyville)

TOTAL  $116.00

(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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