Wheat Watchers

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    Wheat Watchers meets monthly on the 3rd Wednesday at 7:00 pm at Kathy's house.

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March Wheat Watchers Notes

Posted by imawheatwatcher on March 23, 2011

This past meeting we discussed many ways to buy your long and short term food storage on a budget. Here is the link to get the notes from that evening. * Sorry that link isn’t working. We are having technical difficulties. I am working hard at getting it worked out. If you want the notes let me know and I will get you a copy. Thanks!*

Here are some of the extra notes that are not on the printed notes.

~Tight on money? Start small, one or two cans a week extra and maybe one or two long term food items a month
~Look at the monthly Emergency Essentials group orders. You can find some great discounts there.
~Look at the LDS Cannery prices before buying at a sale.
~Case Lot Sales are great. If you happen to shop at a store that won’t let you break up a case then consider going in with a neighbor or friend.
~Macey’s in Orem has 4 oz cans with freeze dried items, powdered milk, etc. to try (for $4-$6) before purchasing a big #10 can
~Ask for Food Storage Items as gifts
~Go to http://www.providentliving.org to see how much of the long term food storage you actually need
~When setting budgets for food storage DON’T forget the non-food items. Toilet paper, shampoo, soup, deodorant, baby wipes, diapers, etc.

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