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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:

Grains
Wheat
 lbs
Flour
 lbs
Corn Meal
 lbs
Oats
 lbs
Rice
 lbs
Pasta
 lbs
Total Grains
 lbs

Fats and Oils
Shortening
 lbs
Vegetable Oil
 gal
Mayonnaise
 qts
Salad Dressing
 qts
Peanut Butter
 lbs
Total Fats
 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

Cooking Essentials
Baking Powder
 lbs
Baking Soda
 lbs
Yeast
 lbs
Salt
 lbs
Vinegar
 gal

Water
Water
 gal
Bleach
 gal

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