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Food Storage–June 2015

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Month Two

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      $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 5-gallon buckets and lids (Lowes)

TOTAL $35

Expanded Storage

1 55-gallon water barrel   $15-$50 (craigslist)

14 cans wheat (77 lbs)   $41.30 (LDS Cannery)

2 cans powdered milk $9.50 (LDS Cannery)

4 48-oz bottles oil    $9.28 (Walmart)

25 lbs dry beans $12 (Costco)

50 lbs dry corn/popcorn $54.50   (Winco)

TOTAL  $163.18

Gluten-Free Storage

50 lbs gluten-free oats $100    (Trader Joe’s)

TOTAL  $100

 

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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