How Much Survival Food Do I Need?

How much survival food you need depends on the type of emergency or survival scenario you are most likely to encounter, the number of people in your survival group, and each individual’s age, sex, and activity level. Let’s look at some of my research on how much emergency food to stockpile. You need enough survival … Read more

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 in order. As I write this, there are 9 million people in Venezuela that are food insecure or malnourished, and according to, Venezuela is on the brink of famine. How Much … Read more

Storing Rice In Mylar For Long Term Storage

Using Mylar for storing polished rice long-term is hands down the best method of keeping rice for a maximum thirty-year shelf-life. I say this from the point of view of a person who does their own long-term emergency food storage. Professionally packaged rice in #10 cans is also an excellent method of storing rice long-term. … Read more

Storing Wheat To Outlast You

In the United States, Wheat stored for long-term storage is wheat berries, wheat kernels with the husk removed. Removing the husk also removes fats, lipids, and oils that reduce shelf-life. I’ve used hard white Wheat to make homemade bread and pasta, but it has many more uses than that. Removing the husk doesn’t detract from … Read more

Store Bulk Beans Like a Rockstar

Beans are among the best foods you can store in bulk to build up a massive stockpile of emergency food for long-term national disasters, civil unrest, and family emergencies. I have over 200 pounds of pinto and black beans stored in my pantry. After a lot of research, I found the easiest and most effective … Read more

Non-Perishable Emergency Food: Grub With The Longest Shelf-life

Non-perishable foods(NPF) are the cornerstone of long-term emergency food storage. Most of the store a decade to infinity and beyond. Among them are foods that have been tried and tested for thousands of years; they are the best foods you can stockpile because they last for decades and don’t require rotation. I have 100s of … Read more

Shelf Stable Food: 193 Emergency Edibles

When I think of shelf-stable foods for emergencies like natural or man-made disasters such as tornados, hurricanes, or forest fires, the first thing that comes to mind is hearty canned food like soups, stews, fruits, vegetables, and meats. Shelf-stable food also includes any other edible that can sit in the pantry without refrigeration, ready to … Read more

How To Store Rice In 5-gallon Buckets

Storing rice in a 5-gallon bucket is a simple process. I’ve accumulated hundreds of pounds of rice using food-grade buckets, Mylar bags, and 2000cc oxygen absorbers. It’s easy, believe me; if I can do it, anyone can. To store rice in a 5-gallon bucket for long-term storage, first line a food-grade bucket with a five … Read more

Cheap Food With a Long Shelf-life

The cheapest foods with the longest shelf-life happen to be the best foods for long-term emergencies. When I’m picking backbone foods I want two things the longest shelf-life without refrigeration and tried and tested. The twenty-seven foods below can be stored in a cool dry root cellar or an air-conditioned closet. 27 Affordable Survival Foods … Read more

How To Store Flour Long and Short-term

White all-purpose flour can be stored short-term in an airtight container, but it can also be stored long-term for emergency storage. Keeping bleached-all-purpose types of flour is pretty straightforward. If you are holding it short-term in your pantry, make sure it’s in an airtight container. If you are storing it long-term, it needs to be … Read more