Packing your own food storage can be a very rewarding way to becoming self-sufficient in light of challenges that we can be faced with. These could include loss of work or income, disability, natural disasters, and even political upheaval and unrest. The most important step to prepare for the unexpected is to start today and do something. And securing the necessities of life is a crucial step toward personal independence. This series of instructional pages will help you get the job done right. And remember, store only fresh food with a moisture content of 10% or less in an oxygen free environment.