Friday, October 2, 2009

October Self-Reliant Challenge

Here is the Self-Reliant Challenge for October.

  • 72-Hour Kit Challenge: Purchase three small cans of food or three 1200 calorie energy bars. (3600 Calorie Mainstay Bars are on sale at
  • Recipe Challenge: Select one recipe your family enjoys that can be mostly made from pantry items. Purchase double the ingredients to have a second meal on hand.
  • Document Challenge: Photocopy social security cards and immunizations records. Laminate them or place them in a zip-loc bag.
  • Prepare & Share Challenge: Once during the next eight months, take a recipe from the basket. Prepare and share it in our monthly class.
You can also download this challenge in pdf form here.

Each meeting we will also be passing out monthly challenges prepared by Rachelle. We would love for everyone to become “Self-Reliant Certified” by completing all the monthly challenges. Our last meeting will be dedicated to those who have completed some or all of the challenges. Prizes will be awarded to those who have completed all the challenges.

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