At some point most people who start getting serious about survival start thinking about how best to store food and water. Many of us fantasize about having huge stores of food that can last us for months in the event of a societal breakdown. But storing that much food is easier said than done.
Storing food in bulk brings with it its own set of challenges. For one thing, you have to ensure that the food you buy is capable of being stored for years. Then you have to ensure that the conditions under which you’re storing the food are capable of keeping your food safe. And finally you have to protect your food stores against insects and rodents.
It isn’t easy to store food in bulk, and it can be especially overwhelming for those just starting out and who don’t have experience storing food in bulk. Mistakes can and do happen, and they can be costly both in terms of time and money. But it doesn’t have to be that way.
At the Prairie Homestead you can learn more about how to start storing food in bulk. Whether you’re a newbie just starting out in prepping or an experienced prepper, there’s something to learn there for everyone.
The article explores in detail everything from the types of food to store, the types of containers to store them in, and how to store them to keep them fresh for years. If you’re looking to build out your store of survival food, it’s well worth a read.
It’s also important to remember the importance of eating what you store and storing what you eat, as well as cycling out your stores to maintain freshness. With rising inflation and growing political and economic uncertainty, there’s never been a better time than now to begin storing food in bulk. Do as much reading and research as you can before you start, so that you can learn from the mistakes of others rather than from your own mistakes.