One of the big issues with getting started with emergency food storage is that food takes up space. Before you get into storing any significant amount of food, you really need to have a plan on where you will keep it.
The Red Cross and FEMA now recommend having at least a 2-week supply of food and water at home. They recommend non-perishable foods with long shelf lives. This list of foods with long shelf lives — most of which can be found at your local supermarket — is a good place to get started. Important … Read more