Easy long-term food storage for a variety of staples: rice, beans, grains (like polenta & cream of wheat) and sugar. Buy in bulk, store in clean empty bottles and use what you need as you need it! They are water and air tight and keep bugs out! 1 and 2 liter sizes are great for trading too!
A simplified way to begin to stock food for your family for 3 months - and then build out on that.
Visiting Teaching Tips, Handouts and Ideas: Provident Living / Food Storage Booklet - free downloads on site
Great article on long-term food storage in 5 gal buckets. Charts on how much of a food fits into a bucket vs 10-lb can.