How do emergency food supplies compare?
MEALS, READY TO EAT (MREs)
Recommended quantity (per person):
Pros/Cons: Ideal for ‘week 1’ of emergency when your family is reorganizing. No stove or cooking required. Highest quality taste.
Rec. quantity: 1-3 months supply
Pros/Cons: Ideal for long-term preparedness. Requires stove and water.
Rec. quantity: 1 year supply
Pros/Cons: Ideal for ultra-term preparedness. Stove and water required.
Rec. quantity: Lifetime supply
Pros/Cons: Inexpensive and ideal for ultra-term preparedness. Requires cultivation.