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Emergency Food Storage

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So much of our lives literally revolves around the kitchen. We eat all our meals together there, sharing the day’s challenges and successes. It served as the school room and the family room for playing games. Plans for the day and the future are discussed and solidified over food and drink. The bills get paid, records are kept and taxes figured there. Seeds are spread on the table while planning the garden and jars are sorted and filled there at harvest time. Quilts and clothes get cut and sewn on that table. Neighbors and friends are always welcome to share a cup of coffee and baked goods of the day. Wonderful memories reside in the kitchen while delightful new, little people come to add their chapters.

Storable Foods in Cans

Dehydrated fruit & vegetables, baking ingredients, milk, meat substitute, grains and legumes in #10 cans make starting or expanding a food storage program far easier in limited space. Buying a wider variety in smaller quantities can make using your food storage more interesting. Get greater variety in your food storage with different fruits, vegetables and desserts in #10 cans. For many, storage space is a

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Storable Foods in Buckets

The most basic food storage for emergency purposes is the six gallon buckets of multi-grain cereals, mixed beans, milk, sugar and salt. This is the best place for beginners and gardeners to start. Storable food in buckets is ideal survival food for emergency preparedness. Grains, beans, pastas, meat or meat substitute, powdered milk, sugar, salt and vegetable blends provide the essential nutrients for survival.  Food

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Dehydrated Food in #10 Cans

The easiest to store and most convenient to use method of storing food is in the #10 can. Add to your pantry as your budget allows and create more variety in your meals. Variety is critical to any food storage program.Food storage is not new; people have been butchering, canning, freezing, dehydrating and stocking pantries for centuries. Although for decades, you may have had enough

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Freeze-Dried Food in #10 Cans

Freeze-dried foods weigh 75 to 90 percent less than the original food making the food easy to store and transport. Fruits and vegetables maintain color and flavor better when freeze dried. Freeze-dried food will reconstitute with the closest nutrition, flavor and texture of fresh food. Freeze-drying is a cold-vacuum process where water is removed from the fresh fruit, leaving behind the true composition and structure

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