Food Storage for Self-Sufficiency and Survival: The Essential Guide for Family Preparedness

Food Storage for Self-Sufficiency and Survival: The Essential Guide for Family Preparedness

by Angela Paskett


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781440333538
Publisher: F+W Media
Publication date: 05/07/2014
Pages: 208
Sales rank: 561,797
Product dimensions: 8.80(w) x 6.00(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

Angela Paskett writes the food blog Food Storage and Survival,, and hosts the weekly Food Storage and Survival Radio Show focusing on family preparedness. She has been actively storing and eating food with her family for over fifteen years. She teaches workshops on family preparedness and storing and preserving food to anyone who will listen, including preparedness fairs, civic groups, churches, and online. Angela is a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints and lives in rural Utah with her husband, four children, an animal menagerie, garden, and food storage.

Table of Contents

Introduction 8

Chapter 1 Food for 72-Hour Emergency Kits 10

Chapter 2 Food for Short-Term Emergencies Two Weeks to Three Months 31

Chapter 3 Food For Long-Term Emergencies Three Months or Longer 47

Chapter 4 Storing Water 57

Chapter 5 Preserving Your Own Food 71

Chapter 6 Packing Dry Foods for Long-Term Storage 63

Chapter 7 Buying Food 108

Chapter 8 Maintaining Balance and Variety 117

Chapter 9 Sustainable Food Storage 137

Chapter 10 Organizing and Storing Your Food Storage 157

Chapter 11 Using Your Food Storage 169


Menu Method Planning Sheet 182

Food Inventory List 183

Master Menu List 184

One Year of Food Chart 188

Foods in Storage 189

My Family's Dietary Needs and Preferences 190

Food Storage Location 192

Savings Through Sacrifice Worksheet 193

Dry to Fresh Conversion Table 194

Food Storage Purchasing Checklist 195

Sources for Food Storage 198

Food Storage Tools You May Need 199

Other Emergency Supplies for Your Home 200

Food Storage Blogs 201

General Preparedness Blogs 201

Index 202

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