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Food Storage–March 2014

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Month Eleven

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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      $480 for the year, with monthly purchases averaging $40

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

13 cans wheat   $38.35  (LDS Cannery)

TOTAL $38.35

Expanded Storage

4 48-oz jars peanut butter  $16 (Costco)

1 case (12) canned fruit   $15 (generic grocery)

75 lbs white rice  $30 (Costco)

1 55-gallon water barrel   $35 (craigslist.com)

7 48-oz tubs shortening   $29.54 (Walmart)

3 5-gallon food-grade buckets & lids   $21 (Lowes)

TOTAL  $146.54

Gluten-Free Storage

50 lbs tapioca flour $62  (Winco)

TOTAL  $62

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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