Food storage tips: Why you need to stockpile wheat before SHTF (Plus a recipe for “prepper’s bread”)

Tuesday, December 3, 2019
By Paul Martin

by: Zoey Sky
Monday, December 02, 2019

When SHTF, it’s a good thing to have a supply of ready-to-eat meals and snacks to save time on food prep. However, you also need access to ingredients that can be used to make fresh food to ensure that your body gets all the nutrition it needs. This is where wheat comes in. (h/t to

Before disaster strikes, you should learn how to properly store wheat for your survival supply.

Compared to other grains, wheat has a longer shelf life and is a great source of nutrients. When stored properly, wheat and other hard grains like buckwheat, mullet, Kamut (Khorasan wheat), spelt and triticale can have an average shelf life of at least 10 to 12 years.

The amazing thing is, you can extend the shelf life of hard grains to at least 30 years or longer if you use the correct equipment. Wheat deserves space in your pantry because it’s inexpensive and easy to store. (Related: Tips and instructions for making homemade whole wheat bread.)

For the long-term storage of wheat and other kinds of grains, it is best to use storage supplies like:

5-gallon food storage bags
Food-grade buckets
Oxygen absorbers
Vacuum sealer or heat sealer
The nutritional profile of wheat

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