Storage Solutions

Kim on August 26th, 2009

Shelf Reliance may be best known for its popular line of can-rolling food storage shelving, but they also market an extensive line of long-term food storage products under the THRIVE label.  From now through September, Shelf Reliance is offering All About Food Storage readers a special 15% discount on their products.  My favorite thing about THRIVE is the variety.  […]

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Kim on August 13th, 2009

I just learned about a new website that keeps track of your food storage expiration dates.  The site is and it is marketed as a “service to help people track their food storage item expiration dates.”  Fresh Reminders will automatically send you e-mail reminders before your stores expire. Eventually these e-mails will include recipe suggestions as […]

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Kim on June 25th, 2009

Here is a handy list of food storage container sizes and quantities if you are trying to determine how much of a given product will fit. 1 gallon container = 7 lbs. wheat, rice or sugar 1 gallon container = 5 lbs. flour or powdered milk 1 gallon container = 4 lbs. dry macaroni 1 […]

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Kim on June 17th, 2009

  I hosted a Preparedness Night last month.  The goal of our night was to give an overview of preparedness principles, and to motivate those in attendance with new ideas for their food storage and preparedness goals.  For any Preparedness Coordinators out there who may be organizing a similar event, I thought it might be helpful to […]

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Kim on June 7th, 2009

In my classes, I’ve mentioned how I love to store things in half-gallon glass jars.  I use my FoodSaver jar attachment to vacuuum out the air and extend the lifespan of dry goods this way.  This method works great for preserving contents of #10 cans after you use just a little bit.  And, you can suck […]

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