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    Food calculator to estimate family food needs for one year.

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    Food Storage Calculator

    Use the following calculator to figure the minimum food storage amounts for your family for one year. The amounts are based on the recommendations listed in the LDS Church's Essentials of Home Production and Storage booklet, see (LDS Distribution Center). These are only recommendations. You will need to determine what you should store for your family.


    Family Members, Ages 7+
    Family Members, Ages 0-6

    Food Storage your family will need:


    Fats and Oils
    Shortening
     lbs
    Vegetable Oil
     gal
    Mayonnaise
     qts
    Salad Dressing
     qts
    Peanut Butter
     lbs
    Total Fats
     lbs
    Grains
    Wheat
     lbs
    Flour
     lbs
    Corn Meal
     lbs
    Oats
     lbs
    Rice
     lbs
    Pasta
     lbs
    Total Grains
     lbs
    Legumes
    Beans, dry
     lbs
    Lima Beans
     lbs
    Soy Beans
     lbs
    Split Peas
     lbs
    Lentils
     lbs
    Dry Soup Mix
     lbs
    Total Legumes
     lbs
    Sugars
    Honey
     lbs
    Sugar
     lbs
    Brown Sugar
     lbs
    Molasses
     lbs
    Corn Syrup
     lbs
    Jams
     lbs
    Fruit drink powdered
     lbs
    Flavored Gelatin
     lbs
    Total Sugars
     lbs
    Milk
    Dry Milk
     lbs
    Evaporated Milk
     can
    Other
     lbs
    Total Dairy
     lbs

    Water
    Water *
     gal
    Bleach
     gal
    * Most preparedness experts recommend storing 14 gallons of "drinkable" water per person. When you consider that the average person uses about 100 gallons of water per day for drinking, bathing, laundry, water lawns, etc., it is evident that one gallon per person per day is minimal. But in an emergency, you can survive. This calculator utilizes the 14 gallons of water per day, per person, as recommended by preparedness experts.
    Cooking Essentials
    Baking Powder
     lbs
    Baking Soda
     lbs
    Yeast
     lbs
    Salt
     lbs
    Vinegar
     gal