Previously I shared with you some resources about drying and dehydrating food. Now, let’s talk about food storage. First, do you have enough food to feed your family for only a couple of days? Then, are you in the habit of running to the store a few times a week to replenish essential items you have run out of?
When just starting, many preppers are overwhelmed at the thought of storing enough food to eat for weeks or even months in a natural or manufactured disaster or event that disrupts the regular food supply chain. We have all seen news reports of empty supermarket shelves on a weather forecast of an impending blizzard or hurricane — not a loaf of bread to be found anywhere!
Buying and storing the recommended one-year inventory of food and non-food essentials to sustain a family can seem impossible, especially if you are starting. However, creating a home food storage system can be accomplished with a few essential prepping tips that will put you well on your way to a well-organized food supply that is easy to use and maintain:
A food storage program can seem like a daunting task at first, but with small steps and careful planning, you can reach your goal of being self-sufficient in an emergency or an extended period.
The above tips are what we do regularly. But, not knowing what lies ahead, why not give the above some thought and see what you can get in place so you are better prepared?