year supply of food

One Year Food Supply
One year of food for a family of four or five

Ever wonder the supply list for a year's worth of food?
Putting together a year supply of food is a daunting task. What
does a one year supply of food look like?

You can get a good idea from the manufacturers of dehydrated
and freeze dried foods about how many buckets of food can last a
month, but in addition to these freeze dried and dehydrated
buckets of food, you'll want to add canned foods with liquid
content. Add buckets of staples, such as rice and beans, grains,
cereals and dehydrated fruits and vegetables. Most importantly,
remember the canned meat and freeze dried meat in your
prepper's pantry.

One Year of Food Supply
Likely you don't have enough food stocked up. Many preppers
have the ultimate goal of getting a one-year food supply. If you
are a family of four, then a one year food supply really only
becomes a three month food supply ~ or you need to buy four
one-year food supplies.

Provision List for the Pantry
To build the proper prepper's pantry you'll need the following
provisions per person in your group:
  • 400 lbs. of grain (corn, oats, rice, wheat)
  • 20 lbs of meat protein
  • 20 lbs. of fats and oils
  • 75 lbs of milk
  • 90 lbs of fruits and vegetables
  • 90 lbs. of beans and legumes
  • 60 lbs. of sugar

Why is a one-year food supply so important?
The primary answer is an Electro Magnetic Pulse (EMP) or other
long term emergency. Though it's not a bad idea to have food
handy to help you get through a personal emergency, such as a
death of a primary breadwinner or even a
job loss.

If there's an Electromagnetic pulse you can expect...

  • Homes will be powerless and the people powerless too!
    People will be scavenging for life-saving supplies of food,
    water and medical supplies. They will feel powerless and
    hopeless because very few people will have the resources.

  • Curfews and Martial Law: Basic needs will be in short
    supply and there will be dusk to dawn curfews and
    potentially also Martial Law if the crisis is localized. In a
    long term crisis, such as an EMP, which will be a national
    problem it will be every man for himself because the
    government won't be able to bring in the resources to make
    Martial Law happen. In 1945, there were more than 12
    million active duty military personnel, but that was in
    response to Hitler. Today we have more than 325 million
    people in the United States. United States Armed Forces has
    just 1,369,532 active members, and  850,880 reserve
    members, which isn't nearly enough to control the
    population. Particularly if they are unable to move their
    resources because cars and trucks won't work in an EMP.
    People become refugees as they flee powerless homes. The
    workforce becomes differently employed at scavenging for
    the basics, including water, food, and shelter.

  • Communications: No TV, radio, or phone service.

  • Transportation: Gas pumps will be inoperable. Failure of
    signal lights and street lights would impede traffic and all
    traffic would cease after dark, but not many would even have
    a functioning vehicle anyway. No mass transit metro service
    and all airlines will be stopped.

  • Water.  In an EMP there will be no running water. Stoves
    and refrigerators will be inoperable. People will have to melt
    snow, boil water, and cook over open fires. Local food
    supplies will be exhausted. Most stores will close due to the

  • Energy: Oil and natural gas flows will stop.

  • Emergency Medical: Hospitals will have to operate in the
    dark. Patients on dialysis and other life support will be
    threatened. Medications administered and babies will be
    born by flashlight.

  • Death and Injury: Casualties from exposure, carbon dioxide
    poisoning, and house fires increase.

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Freeze Dried Food for One Year
Preppers have so many options when it comes to food storage.
The easiest food storage option to consider is buying #10 cans of
freeze dried food or buckets of emergency food, but you should
first stock up your prepper's pantry with foods you eat every
day... Check out our
popular list of the 37 foods to hoard.

Here is the suggested menu for a one-year supply of food that
feeds 2 adults and 3 Kids for two meals per day. Mind you, the
food supply list is for just two meals a day! That's just enough so
you won't starve to death. It's not enough to live well. You'll
want to stock much more.

Breakfasts (108 Cans/ 1092 Servings)
18 Cans Mountain House Scrambled Eggs with Ham & Peppers
18 Cans Mountain House Breakfast Skillet
18 Cans Mountain House Granola with Blueberries & Milk
18 Cans Mountain House Scrambled Eggs with Bacon

6 Cans Alpine Aire Sweet Rice Pudding
6 Cans Alpine Aire Blueberry Honey Granola w/Milk
24 Cans Alpine Aire 5-Grain Instant Hot Cereal

Lunch & Dinner Entrees (138 Cans/ 2646 Servings)
6 Cans Chicken Ala King
6 Cans Vegetable Stew with Beef
6 Cans Mountain HouseBeef Stew
6 Cans Mountain House Chili Mac with Beef
6 Cans Mountain House Chicken Teriyaki
6 Cans Mountain House Lasagna with Meat Sauce
6 Cans Mountain House Noodles & Chicken
6 Cans Mountain House Long Grain & Wild Rice Pilaf
6 Cans Mountain House Pasta Primavera
6 Cans Mountain House Chicken Stew
6 Cans Mountain House Macaroni & Cheese
12 Cans Mountain House Spaghetti with Meat Sauce
12 Cans Mountain House Beef Stroganoff
12 Cans Mountain House Rice & Chicken
12 Cans Mountain House New Orleans Rice w/ Shrimp & ham
(new!) low sodium

2 Cans Alpine Aire Texas BBQ Chickens w/ beans - gluten free
2 Cans Alpine Aire Chicken Rotelle
2 Cans Alpine Aire Sierra Chicken
2 Cans Alpine Aire Wild Tyme Turkey
2 Cans Alpine Aire Chicken Gumbo
2 Cans Alpine Aire Beef Rotini
3 Cans Alpine Aire Leonardo da Fettuccine
3 Cans Alpine Aire Mountain Chili
3 Cans Alpine Aire Mushroom Pilaf w/ Vegetables
3 Cans Alpine Aire Santa Fe Black Beans & Rice Total Servings:

Legacy Foods (one year supply for two people)
The 2160 Serving Package from Legacy Premium provides 3 hearty
meals per day for 1 year months for two people and is a
wonderful addition anyone's existing food supply. With 24
months' worth of food for one person stored in nine stackable
buckets this package fits comfortably into most closets.

Breakfasts -  
Multi-Grain Cereal - 168 Servings
Oatmeal with Brown Sugar - 192 Servings
Strawberry Creamy Wheat - 168 Servings
Old Fashioned Pancake Mix - 192 Servings

Entrees: -  
Italian Pasta with Marinara- 96 Servings
Pasta Alfredo - 96 Servings
Pasta Primavera - 96 Servings
Enchilada, Beans, and Rice - 96 Servings
Stroganoff - 96 Servings
Loaded Baked Potato - 96 Servings
Hawaiian Style Sweet 'n Sour - 48 Servings
Chicken A La King - 96 Servings
Vegetable Rotini Pasta - 48 Servings
Chili Mac - 48 Servings
Macaroni and Cheese - 96 Servings
Many More!

  • Package Features -
  • Average of 370 calories per serving
  • 3 servings per day for two people for twelve months
  • 3 meals per day includes a hearty meal for breakfast, lunch,
    and dinner
  • 4 breakfast and 19 lunch/dinner entrees included
  • GMO Free
  • 25 year shelf life
  • Made in the USA
  • Lowest Cost per Serving and Calorie in the Food Storage
  • Meals come packaged in 4-serving Mylar pouches with
    Oxygen Absorber & Nitrogen Flush

Simple to prepare - Just add water!
Storage Info - Weight - 554 lbs
Total Buckets - 18 (16.25"x13.25"x12.75")

Mountain House Year Supply of food
A Mountain House One Year supply of food is around 246 total
#10 cans of food with 1985 calories per day on average for 1
person for 1 year. Thankfuylly you can assemble your own
assortment of fully complete entrees, including breakfast, lunch,
and dinner with
Mountain House #10 cans.

Here's more on how to get a one year supply of food for your
Watch the video above to learn how to stock a year supply of food.

How do you stockpile food on a budget?
Think in terms of bulk food supply.

Happy endings...
You can assemble a one-year food storage system one bucket at a
time. Have a start with
ReadyWise food supply, Augason Farms,
Mountain House buckets and pouches, and #10 cans of food
customized to your preferences.

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