Same situation, since I'm near you. It depends on how much you're storing. I put things like rice & powdered milk in gallon jars. Flour is in buckets with gaskets. Oatmeal is in buckets. We usually go thru it pretty fast, but one time we misplaced a bucket - fortunately a small one - & didn't find it for several years. It wasn't buggy, but it was stale. The chickens loved it.
If we were storing for more years I would probably do it differently.
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