five basic needs: 1) FOOD, 2) water, 3) shelter, 4) security, and 5) energy
We know that we’re going to eat, multiple times, everyday. We know that if we go more than three to four weeks without food we’ll die. We know that food costs keep going up. We know that food today is readily available and relatively inexpensive. We know that there are multiple systems involved in getting food to the stores each day, and if one of those systems fail it doesn’t arrive. Those, and more, are the reasons to store food.
Food storage is discussed in two categories: short-term or Store What You Eat (SWYE) and Long Term Storage (LTS).
SWYE is as simple as it sounds: stock up on the non-perishable foods you eat on a regular basis. When you first begin–unless you have the extra money to go buy cases at a time–follow the…
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