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Food Storage–May 2015

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Month One

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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

5 quarts oil $8.66 (Walmart gallon + 48 oz)

8 lbs salt $8 (grocery store)

14 gallons water $14 (grocery store)

TOTAL $30.66

Expanded Storage

1 case (12) canned fruit   $24 (grocery store-generic)

2 cans dry potatoes   $8.50 (LDS Cannery)

6 cans powdered milk $28.50 (LDS Cannery)

9 cans wheat (49.5 lbs)   $26.55 (LDS cannery)

9 lbs yeast $18 (Costco)

TOTAL  $109.95

Gluten-Free Storage

50 lbs white rice   $20 (Costco)

7 5-gallon buckets   $49 (Lowes)

8 lbs salt   $8 (grocery store)

14 gallons water $14 (grocery store)

TOTAL  $91

 

 

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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