- Food Storage Calculator
The following calculator will help you figure the minimum food storage amounts needed for your family. These amounts are based on the recommendations listed in the LDS Church's Home Production and Storage manual. These figures are recommendations, and are basic year supply minimums only. You will need to choose the best options and foods you should store for your family.

Number of Family Members, Ages 7 and Older..:
Number of Family Members, Ages 0-6................:
Your Family Will Need:
lbs of Wheat
lbs of Flour
lbs of Corn Meal
lbs of Oats
lbs of Rice
lbs of Pasta

lbs Total Grains

lbs of Dry Beans
lbs of Lima Beans
lbs of Soy Beans
lbs of Split Peas
lbs of Lentils
lbs of Dry Soup Mix

lbs Total Legumes

Fats and Oils
lbs of Shortening
gal of Vegtable Oil
qts of Mayonaise
qts of Salad Dressing
lbs of Peanut Butter

lbs Total Fats and Oils

Milk and Dairy
lbs of Dry Milk
cans of Evaporated Milk
lbs of Other Dairy

lbs of Total Milk and Dairy

lbs of Honey
lbs of Sugar
lbs of Brown Sugar
lbs of Molasses
lbs of Corn Syrup
lbs of Jams
lbs of Powdered Fruit Drink
lbs of Flavored Gelatin

lbs Total Sugars

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

Water *
gal of Water
gal of Bleach
lbs of Flavored Apples
lbs of Applesauce
lbs of Banana Chips
lbs of Fruit Mixture
lbs of Fruit Juices

lbs Total Fruits

lbs of Corn
lbs of Peas
lbs of Green Beans
lbs of Carrots
lbs of Potatoes
lbs of Onions
lbs of Tomatoes

lbs Total Vegetables

* It is impractical for most families to store a year's supply of water. However, at least 14 gallons per person are suggested as a two-week emergency reserve.