In our previous post on the 10 BabySteps of Food Storage we listed some things to do to "get started" before you even begin to think about food storage. This post will go into more detail on these pre-BabySteps.
According to the ready.gov website, the three steps for getting prepared for an emergency are:
1. Get a Kit
2. Make a Plan
3. Get Informed
According to ProvidentLiving.org, church members are encouraged to prepare a simple emergency plan.
So what IS this plan that everyone is talking about?
When we first started working on food storage, we knew we had to make things SIMPLE or we just plain wouldn't do them. So we pieced together all of the advice given in multiple places and came up with our own version of an Emergency Preparedness Plan consisting of the following components:
If you are ready to get started, we've come up with some tools to help you along the way. Our Emergency Preparedness Plan is available in either a customizable excel format or a downloadable pdf. Whatever your preference, download the Plan and start getting your family prepared, one BabyStep at a time!
Jodi and Julie are the authors of the blog Food Storage Made Easy where they walk you through the process of putting your food storage together in BabySteps. They started their food storage adventures less than two years ago and love sharing what they learn along the way.