Survivalist Forum

Advertise Here

Go Back   Survivalist Forum > Survival & Preparedness Forum > Food and water
Articles Chat Room Classifieds Donations Gallery Groups Links Store Survival Files



Notices

Food and water Discussion on food and water storage, water purification and related topics.

Advertise Here
Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Long term food storage buy? jb671 Food and water 60 09-06-2013 12:38 AM
Long term food storage. Mike318 DIY - Do It Yourself 4 09-04-2013 11:20 PM
Are there books/websites on long term food storage/supply storage and shelf life ??? tuvalu Food and water 22 01-14-2013 05:18 PM
Long Term Storage of FOOD PrepperGirl Food and water 43 12-02-2012 09:59 PM
Long term food storage PAINTBALLER12447 Food and water 10 10-02-2012 08:26 PM
Prepping: Long term storage food from Canneries and short term storage discussion. sharpie443 Food and water 7 06-13-2012 10:29 AM
long term food storage Sober Urban Survival 6 03-05-2012 07:36 PM
Long Term Food Storage wvzombie DIY - Do It Yourself 7 06-20-2011 12:44 PM
Long-term storage of pet food angieg5966 Food and water 34 12-14-2010 11:20 AM

Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 08-22-2012, 01:28 PM
LeeFlynn LeeFlynn is offline
Newbie
 
Join Date: Aug 2012
Posts: 1
Thanks: 0
Thanked 1 Time in 1 Post
Default Long-term food storage



Advertise Here

I have been looking for the best long-term food suppliers. I have tried several and just wanted to get some ideas from some other people who might have a better idea when it comes to quality and cost.

The ones I have tried myself are:

-Mountain House
-Legacy Foods
-Thrive

Please let me know if you have any recommendations.

Thanks!
The Following User Says Thank You to LeeFlynn For This Useful Post:
Old 08-22-2012, 01:36 PM
TXplowgirl's Avatar
TXplowgirl TXplowgirl is offline
We 5 Will Survive
 
Join Date: Aug 2011
Location: Southern Oklahoma
Age: 51
Posts: 9,688
Thanks: 11,809
Thanked 21,651 Times in 7,156 Posts
Default

I also like these people. www.motherearthproducts.com
__________________
5 Will Survive, SB's First RPG For SB members. Do you have what it takes to live through a post apocalyptic event?http://www.survivalistboards.com/sho...d.php?t=364647
1 On The Run, SB's 2nd RPG http://www.survivalistboards.com/sho...366918&page=39
The Following 3 Users Say Thank You to TXplowgirl For This Useful Post:
Old 08-22-2012, 01:41 PM
Jerry D Young's Avatar
Jerry D Young Jerry D Young is offline
www.jerrydyoung.com

 
Join Date: Apr 2007
Location: Reno, NV
Age: 62
Posts: 8,728
Thanks: 9,814
Thanked 45,990 Times in 6,190 Posts
Awards Showcase
Outstanding Thread 
Total Awards: 1
Default

I can recommend Emergency Essentials, Alpineaire, and Honeyville grain.

Here is a list of several that have LTS foods. Haven't used them all, but all have something that interests me. I didn't check every link. They all worked as of the first of the year.

http://www.abbysbest.com/2002/catalog.html
http://www.alpineaire.com/
http://www.freezedryguy.com/
http://www.readyreservefoods.com/
http://www.karinya.com/sandy.htm
http://survivalacres.com/index.html
http://www.healthyharvest.com/
http://beprepared.com/
http://www.tropicaltraditions.com/vi...oconut_oil.htm
http://products.mercola.com/coconut-oil/
http://www.yourfoodstorage.com/product/47-88
http://www.storablefoods.com/index.html
http://www.scandinavianspice.com/ShowCase.asp?img=32412
http://www.faeriesfinest.com/E003.html
http://www.samandy.com/
http://www.bulkfoods.com/
http://www.atlanticspice.com/
http://www.mredepot.com/servlet/the-...ney/Categories
http://www.nitro-pak.com/
http://honeyvillegrain.com/
http://www.theepicenter.com/
http://www.pleasanthillgrain.com/
http://www.harmonyhousefoods.com/
http://www.penzeys.com/cgi-bin/penzeys/shophome.html
__________________
Jerry D Young
The Following 7 Users Say Thank You to Jerry D Young For This Useful Post:
Old 08-22-2012, 02:38 PM
felicia's Avatar
felicia felicia is offline
Grevcon 10ⓖ & MGM20ⓜ
 
Join Date: Mar 2011
Location: Another disgruntled ex mod
Posts: 5,704
Thanks: 11,021
Thanked 9,627 Times in 3,821 Posts
Default

To Jerry's list I would also add www.TyRy.com
The Following User Says Thank You to felicia For This Useful Post:
Old 08-22-2012, 03:21 PM
Mels thinkingitover's Avatar
Mels thinkingitover Mels thinkingitover is offline
Peanut Butter and Jelly
 
Join Date: Jun 2012
Location: The Beautiful Deep South
Posts: 27,003
Thanks: 51,684
Thanked 101,250 Times in 23,176 Posts
Awards Showcase
Outstanding Member 
Total Awards: 1
Default

I've used and been really satisfied with:

www.freezedryguy.com
www.honeyvillegrain.com
www.motherearthproducts.com
www.safecastle.com

and when all else fails, amazon.com

I like the products, quality and service of www.emergencyessentials.com but their shipping boxes have "Emergency Essentials" all over the box in huge letters.
I avoid case lots of Mountain House products for the same reason.

Good luck.
Old 08-22-2012, 06:17 PM
Jerry D Young's Avatar
Jerry D Young Jerry D Young is offline
www.jerrydyoung.com

 
Join Date: Apr 2007
Location: Reno, NV
Age: 62
Posts: 8,728
Thanks: 9,814
Thanked 45,990 Times in 6,190 Posts
Awards Showcase
Outstanding Thread 
Total Awards: 1
Default

Just an FYI: Emergency Essentials will ship in plain boxes if so requested.
__________________
Jerry D Young
The Following User Says Thank You to Jerry D Young For This Useful Post:
Old 08-22-2012, 06:57 PM
crb2012 crb2012 is offline
Target Shooter
 
Join Date: Apr 2010
Posts: 477
Thanks: 86
Thanked 426 Times in 195 Posts
Default

The best I have found is Honeyville. The grains are very clean, very clean means you don't end up ruining your grinding wheel on a stray rock.
The Following User Says Thank You to crb2012 For This Useful Post:
Old 08-22-2012, 07:00 PM
bythebay bythebay is offline
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Mar 2012
Location: east coast
Posts: 199
Thanks: 171
Thanked 287 Times in 120 Posts
Default just my .02....

MRE'S-Epicenter.com....excellent selection of stuff 1-2 yrs old.....keep it cool.....good for 7-8 yrs

water storage and storage chems.....ready store.....

mountain house and gourmet reserves.....do your homework

alicepacks, canteens, and other excess military gear.....alleghenyoutlet.com.......
shipping is a little excessive but they have stuff you can't find anywhere else.

I have no stake in any of these sites......just what i have been buying from for a couple years.........
Old 08-22-2012, 07:25 PM
ForestBeekeeper's Avatar
ForestBeekeeper ForestBeekeeper is offline
organic farmer
 
Join Date: Nov 2009
Location: Maine
Posts: 17,802
Thanks: 20,595
Thanked 25,188 Times in 10,192 Posts
Awards Showcase
Outstanding Helpful Post 
Total Awards: 1
Default

I recommend whole grain.

If stored under humidity control [using desiccant] it can be stored for centuries.

Porridge is simply any whole cereal grain soaked in water. Barley, oats, wheat, maize, spelt, sorghum, rye, buckwheat, quinoa, teff, amaranth, they can all make porridge.

We get 40-pounds of oats for $5, barley is $6, corn is $8.

Whole cereal grains pack far more nutrients than white rice does, and they tend to cost a fraction of what processed white rice costs.

The Roman Armies marched and fought while eating a diet primarily of barley porridge. Entire nations were defeated and an empire was built on whole grain.

It you can feed yourself for less than 5cents/meal using Mountain House, Legacy Foods, or Thrive; then ignore me.
Old 08-22-2012, 07:34 PM
Mels thinkingitover's Avatar
Mels thinkingitover Mels thinkingitover is offline
Peanut Butter and Jelly
 
Join Date: Jun 2012
Location: The Beautiful Deep South
Posts: 27,003
Thanks: 51,684
Thanked 101,250 Times in 23,176 Posts
Awards Showcase
Outstanding Member 
Total Awards: 1
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Jerry D Young View Post
Just an FYI: Emergency Essentials will ship in plain boxes if so requested.
Thank you. It never dawned on me I could even request that.
The Following User Says Thank You to Mels thinkingitover For This Useful Post:
Old 08-22-2012, 07:37 PM
Mels thinkingitover's Avatar
Mels thinkingitover Mels thinkingitover is offline
Peanut Butter and Jelly
 
Join Date: Jun 2012
Location: The Beautiful Deep South
Posts: 27,003
Thanks: 51,684
Thanked 101,250 Times in 23,176 Posts
Awards Showcase
Outstanding Member 
Total Awards: 1
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by ForestBeekeeper View Post
We get 40-pounds of oats for $5, barley is $6, corn is $8.
Where do you find prices like this?
The Following User Says Thank You to Mels thinkingitover For This Useful Post:
Old 09-08-2012, 09:01 PM
Saratonin Saratonin is offline
Newbie
 
Join Date: Sep 2012
Posts: 13
Thanks: 0
Thanked 4 Times in 3 Posts
Default

Thank you for the links.

I am a big fan of Mountain House and Wise Food.

I purchase Mountain House from Emergency Essentials (http://www.beprepared.com) and Wise Food from Emergency Outdoors (http://www.emergencyoutdoors.com)

I tried other freeze dried food and never really agreed with me or it was far too salty.

- Sara
Old 09-08-2012, 09:03 PM
America's Patriot's Avatar
America's Patriot America's Patriot is offline
LEGAL citizen
 
Join Date: Aug 2012
Location: Texas
Posts: 7,131
Thanks: 666
Thanked 13,588 Times in 4,388 Posts
Default

The cheapest one at the time. Who cares if you have a variety...
Old 09-08-2012, 09:22 PM
Bullets~n~Beans Bullets~n~Beans is offline
Living the Dream
 
Join Date: May 2010
Location: Off-grid in the Idaho backcountry
Age: 54
Posts: 2,429
Thanks: 6,483
Thanked 3,680 Times in 1,463 Posts
Default

Auguson Farms and Walton Feeds are two more.
Reply

Bookmarks



Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 08:22 PM.


Powered by vBulletin®
Copyright ©2000 - 2015, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Copyright © Kevin Felts 2006 - 2015,
Green theme by http://www.themesbydesign.net