Category Archives: Storage

Where to Buy Whole Grains, Beans, Legumes, Nuts, Seeds, and Flour

I’m mainly listing stores in the San Francisco Bay Area – if you want me to list stores in your town, comment here and if I get a lot of feedback I’ll create a section by state of towns, stores, … Continue reading

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Oxygen Absorbers to store food a long time

These aren’t nearly as effective as dry ice because it’s hard to remove 100% of the oxygen. Here are links to how to use oxygen absorbers USA Emergency  Types of absorbers and how many to use USA Emergency  How to … Continue reading

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How to store food with dry ice

I’ve borrowed most of this from Walton Feed and the USA Emergency Supply websites.  If sealing buckets is too much trouble and you can afford it, order food from emergency supply stores, but watch out — unless you live nearby … Continue reading

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Vacuum Seal

Food that needs to be refrigerated still needs to be refrigerated if you seal it with a vacuum sealing device. I have an electric Tilia Food Saver and a manual Pump-N-Seal, but rarely use the latter (though after an earthquake … Continue reading

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Storing a year of food at home

First you need to figure out what to store and how much to store per person. Try to store your food in a place as dark, dry, cold, and as little fluctuating temperature as possible. 1 year of food: 7 … Continue reading

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What food to store and how much of it

The basic amount needed per adult per year is 300 pounds of grain and 60 pounds of beans & legumes. That sounds pretty tiresome, so The Food Guys & Emergency Preparedness Center have a more palatable list of food to … Continue reading

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