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Food Storage–October 2015

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Month Six

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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

25 lbs popcorn/dent corn $40 (50# yellow dent-Honeyville)*

25 lbs white rice $10 (Costco)

TOTAL $50

Expanded Storage

2 #10 cans powdered milk  $12.50 (LDS Cannery)

2 boxes rennet/junket $4 (grocery-pudding aisle)

1 32 oz bottle lemon juice $7.25 (Costco 2-pk)*

1 gallon vinegar $2.10 (Costco 2-pk)*

20 cans hard red or white wheat $61 (LDS Cannery)

25 lbs white flour $7 (Costco)

13 lbs baking soda $6.59 (Costco)

25 lbs dried beans or lentils $12 (Costco)

12 15 oz cans tomato sauce $12 (grocery store)

12 6 oz cans tomato paste $12 (grocery store)

12 15 oz cans diced tomatoes $12 (grocery store)

6 32 oz cans spaghetti sauce $20 (grocery store)

TOTAL  $168.43

Gluten-Free Storage

100 lbs corn starch $116 (Honeyville)

TOTAL  $116

*Sold in multi-packs or larger quantities than required for this list

 

 

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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