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  1. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    I want to store cheap, easy to get food, that will last for years. Can't afford to buy tons of canned foods or other items that expire rather quickly. Rice- Read how to store. But wondering any particular style rice or is it all the same? Beans- Read up how to store but wondering what style...
  2. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    While my wife and I were at tractor supply yesterday, I noticed a 50 pound bag of oats next to the chicken feed. If I remember right, the price was about $12 - $15 for the 50 pound bag. I am thinking about redoing my homemade superpails of oats. The oats that are in the pails right now would...
  3. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    I'd like to be able to store a couple hundred pounds of grains, rice, beans, flour, etcetera. I'd also like to be able to use it regularly and keep it rotated. I have the idea of having small silos, maybe about the size of a 55 gallon barrel. That way, I can pour fresh stuff in the top, and...
  4. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    After a lot of good reading I have decided to start storing food - beans and grains/rices I have buckets - a lot - to be used to house split up portions of food in mylar bags The question is this - what is a good size mylar bag to use and how many/what size Oxygen Absorbers to toss in I...
  5. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    Has anyone ever ordered from Pleasant Hill Grain? Their prices seem a bit high but from what I'm reading, the grains comes in a 6 gallon bucket already sealed in Mylar with o2 packs. Seems like for the extra price, the work is all done for you...
  6. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    I have a garage at my mountain BOL (actually its in a ski resort, but I call it my BOL), and I have a heavily insulated, but unheated garage that I would like to move all my 5 gallon buckets of wheat, rice, beans, and other dry good to. The house is at 9300 feet, and it gets cold. The temp...
  7. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    Anyone here using foodsaver bags for long term grain storage. Throw in an O2 absorber and seal them up, put them in a storage bin? Caleb Rumeida www.culturallyindependent.com
  8. Farming, Gardening & Homesteading
    I just finally finished storing Wheat and Oats in mylar bags/5gal.buckets. I bought 50lb bags of both from a local feed store. Both were whole grain and I even called the mfg. to make sure no chemicals were used and that they were good for human consumption. The mfg.s assured me they were...
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