This form should give you an idea of the volume of food you may need.
You will need to use your own judgment when making decisions as to how
much food to buy. Fifty pounds of oats can work wonders in the right hands,
but if your limited to making oatmeal it will seem silly to buy so much.
As many experts say: Buy and store the kind of food that
you will eat.
Use the following calculator to figure the minimum food storage amounts for your family for a year. These are only recommendations. You will need to determine the needs of your own family.
* Based on survival rations of 1/2 gallon per person per day. More may be needed for cooking and bathing.