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16 Ways to Prepare for Food Shortages

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Prepare for food shortages because they are high impact and usually accompanied by economic collapse or destabilization of everything else in a country. Planning ahead is the only option because people will panic and quickly pick grocery store shelves clean once things get bad. If you live in the United States and there are food … Read more

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Prepping for Food Shortages: Beginners Guide

Start prepping for food shortages with affordable survival food like white rice, beans, wheat, and other dry staple food has been tried and tested over thousands of years: they are the best affordable survival food option and have the most extended shelf-life. I personally stockpile every food on this list. Some of them I don’t … Read more

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Food To Stockpile For Shortages and Economic Collapse (Top 33)

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TOP GEAR Maybe the sky is falling, and perhaps it isn’t. Still, a robust stockpile of food set aside for food shortages or economic collapse is a commodity and an added safety net for any emergency. Stockpiling food for shortages can also save you money by buying food in bulk at a reduced price. I’ve … Read more

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Top Protein For Food Storage: Aminos for the Apocalypse

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The best protein for food storage doesn’t require refrigeration and has a long shelf-life. There are many excellent choices for emergency storage, but some protein-rich foods are better for short-term emergencies, and some for long-term emergencies. My emergency protein food is beans, white rice, rolled oats, and powdered milk. The best survival protein for emergencies … Read more

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One-year emergency food supply: cost & quantity

Take a look at the emergency food supplies for one year including the amount and cost of shelf-stable canned foods, dry foods, and professionally packaged emergency food kits. Let’s see what it would cost to feed one person for a year. It costs $5215.83 to feed one person for a year with canned meat, fruit, … Read more

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How Much Emergency Food Do I Need?

How much survival food you need depends on the type of emergency or scenario you are most likely to encounter, the number of people in your survival group, and each individual’s age, sex, and activity level. You need enough survival food to provide a minimum of 2000 calories per person and one gallon of potable … Read more

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What is a staple food for long-term storage

What is a staple food, and why should you care well, I’ve spent the last couple of years storing dry staples like white rice, wheat berries, dry beans, and rolled oats to build the biggest emergency food storage possible, and I chose staple food because they are proven survival food. Let’s examine the definition of … Read more

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How much food for a year: proven dry staples

Store food for a year. Store a lot of food. Don’t worry about guns, beans, or bullets until you have long-term emergency food. As I write this, 9 million people in Venezuela are food insecure or malnourished, and according to bread.org, Venezuela is on the brink of famine. How Much Food For a Year? For … Read more

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Cheap survival food stockpile you can build yourself

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The cheap survival food is also the longest-lived and the most proven survival food a prepper can store. When a post-apocalyptic event strikes, dry staple foods stored in oxygen-free containers are the cream of the crop. Our ancestors survived on dry staples, and you can survive on them too. What is Cheap Survival Food? Cheap … Read more

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The best non-perishable emergency food

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Non-perishable foods (NPF) are the cornerstone of long-term emergency food storage. If properly packaged, these foods will still be good to eat after decades of storage and they don’t need refrigeration. So, what are NPFs? What are non-perishable foods? Non-perishable foods are dry staples like dry beans, white rice, wheat, and rolled oats that can … Read more