Dehydrated and Smoked Foods

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These types of foods are something to consider when planning and preparing your survival food stores.  These kinds of foods are good for the short haul and need no refrigeration.  Especially if you have the resources like a dehydrator and or a smoke house and a place to store the food.

Psychological Foods

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When considering the types of foods to put in your disaster food stores, do not forget to add some psychological foods.  Psychological foods are the types of food that will bring a smile to your face and a thank you from your family or group.

Grain and Legume Storage

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When it comes to the storage of grains and legumes that include beans, corn, oats, rice, wheat, etc. for your survival food stores, there are some basic rules to follow.  When storing them for the best and longest shelf life possible, store them whole, not grounded up.  Their natural shells are a perfect storage container… Read more »

Food Variety, Part 1

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It is very important to remember that surviving under adverse survival conditions, the human bodies stress level greatly increases due to the abnormal conditions you are living under.  All things around are not normal and you are out of your normal comfort zone.  Remember, surviving the aftermath under extreme conditions that you’re not accustomed to,… Read more »

General Food Storage

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Once you have invested in additional food for your survival and that of your family, you will need to store it properly to insure the longest shelf life possible.  Cool, dry and dark basements or cellars are the ideal location and the preferred method.  If you do not have this type of storage area, there… Read more »

Shopping for Your Food Stores

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There are numerous companies across the U.S. that are selling emergency disaster and/or survival food stores in different quantities from single cans to one year bulk pallets.  Some companies out there are selling old Cold War surplus and old Y2K foods that are out of date.  To get rid of these boxes of OLD food,… Read more »

How Much Food to Store

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During and after any “Major” disaster, power and supply lines will be cut indefinitely.  That means no power and no supplies, especially food, for weeks, months, and in a worse case scenario, for years.  During this time, people who are not prepared with extra food stores will starve to death during the first few weeks… Read more »