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Food Storage–September 2015

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Month Five

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

50 lbs dry beans     $24  (Costco)

2 cans sugar   $9 (LDS Cannery)

TOTAL $33.00

Expanded Storage

300 multivitamins $16.20 (Vitacost, Nature Made Multi Daily*)

4 #10 cans rolled oats  $11.80  (LDS Cannery)

5 26 lb buckets hard red or white wheat  $77  (Walmart)

1 #10 can powdered margarine     $13  (Emergency Essentials)

4 #10 cans instant potatoes  $18  (LDS Cannery)

1 8 oz. bottle black pepper   $5 (grocery-generic)

TOTAL  $141.00

Gluten-Free Storage

50 lbs white rice     $20 (Costco)

25 lbs popcorn   $38 (Walmart)

2 20 oz cans xanthan gum   $40 (Walmart)

TOTAL  $98.00

 *contains iron

 

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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