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EXPANDED FOOD STORAGE - PER PERSON PER YEAR

(Content provided by: Mary Catherine ("Cathy") Miller)

JANUARY

FRUIT: 80 QUARTS (canned, bottled, dried)

VEGETABLES: 150 LBS

MEATS: (According to your needs and tastes)

BAKING SUPPLIES: yeast, baking powder, baking soda, spices/flavorings

DETERGENTS: bleach, laundry soap, cleansers, dish soap

PERSONAL PRODUCTS: toilet tissue (1 roll/wk), hand soap, shampoo, toothpaste, deodorant, razors, feminine hygiene products

INSTANT MEALS: canned soups, canned pastas, canned chili

FEBRUARY

100 pounds (total) pasta & flour per person

hand grain mill

thread, needles, buttons, and zippers

MARCH

50 cans of soup, stew or chili per person

5 pounds of salt per person

20 pounds fat, oil or shortening per person

aluminum foil, plastic wrap, storage bags, etc.

At least 5 gallons water per person--recommended is 14 gallons / person for 2 weeks

APRIL

2 pounds yeast per person

2 pounds baking powder per person

1 pound soda per person

1 gal vinegar per person

10 cans evaporated milk per person

10 pounds peanut butter per person

spices, condiments and vanilla

MAY

100 pounds variety of cereal grains-rice, oatmeal, cornmeal, etc. per person

24 rolls paper towels per person

24 packages flavored gelatin per person

garden seeds

1 small bottle olive oil (for consecrating)

At least one month prescription ahead for all doctor prescribed medication.

JUNE

First aid kit--should include scissors, knife, thermometer, measuring cup, medicine dropper, hot water bottle, triangular bandages, soap, matches, razor blades, needles, safety pins, adhesive tape, elastic bandages, paper bags, gauze bandages, bicarbonate of soda, Ipecac syrup (induces vomiting), ammonia, hydrogen peroxide, calamine lotion (insect bites and sunburn), rubbing alcohol, diarrhea remedy, antibiotic ointment, first aid instruction book, prescription medication, waterproof matches.

JULY

50 pounds sugar or honey per person

10--#10 cans (35 pounds total) powdered milk per person

2 toothbrushes per person

toothpaste

mouthwash

infant needs-formula, baby food, diapers, Tylenol etc.

AUGUST

100 quarts fruit and or vegetables per person

24 pints jam or jelly per person

feminine needs

school supplies

pet supplies

SEPTEMBER

10--#10 cans (35 pounds total) powdered milk per person

25 pounds canned or dried potatoes per person

50 quarts fruit or tomato juice per person

OCTOBER

50 cans soup, stew or chili per person

10 pounds cheese--dried or bottled per person

shaving supplies

dish soap

NOVEMBER

100 pounds wheat per person

1 #10 can juice mix with vitamin C per person

Hand/shower soap

light bulbs

At least one month prescription ahead for all doctor prescribed medication.

DECEMBER

40 pounds dried beans per person

matches

candles

batteries

 

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