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8 Foods You Should Be Storing and How. It's national preparedness month so this is first on my list of getting prepared.
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.