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Food Storage–January 2014

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Month Nine

food-in-buckets

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

50 lbs oats   $32  (LDS Cannery)

TOTAL $32

Expanded Storage

6 cases (12) canned fruit   $90 (generic-grocery)

2 cases (12) canned vegetables   $10 (generic-grocery)

25 lbs spaghetti   $23.85 (LDS Cannery)

4 48 oz tubs shortening   $16.88 (Walmart)

25 lbs white rice   $12 (LDS Cannery)

TOTAL  $152.73

Gluten-Free Storage

25 lbs gluten-free pasta $65 (Trader Joe’s)

16 lbs powdered milk   $32 (LDS Cannery)

TOTAL  $97

While the LDS canneries are transitioning, it may be difficult to get the items you need.  Azure Standard carries many of the same items at comparable prices.  If you are interested, please contact Sister Dayley.

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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