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By Melanie Cooper

For more than 60 years, members of the Church have been commanded to store a year supply of food. Recently President Hinckley pleaded with members to prepare themselves.[1] Judging by the requests I'm receiving for food storage information, members are taking his counsel very seriously.

Years ago I began storing food for our family truly believing I would someday be done. I have since learned that food storage is like laundry. You may catch up from time to time but the task is never truly finished. If left undone for too long the task becomes seemingly insurmountable.

While I can't offer much in regards to helping you get your laundry done, I can share a few tips and suggestions on obtaining a year supply of food for your family.

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Don't miss the latest article, "Why and How to Store Food", by your new LDS Guide, Rachel Woods.

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