Floridians know the importance of keeping a well-stocked hurricane kit this time of year.
But when you’re buying Gatorade and canned green beans and pouches of tuna, do you actually think about eating the food you’re piling in the closet?
The state recommends having enough shelf-stable food for every family member in your house for up to seven days.
We want to know what food and drink you keep in your kit — and if you’ve thought about how you’re going to eat it, if you end up hunkered down in your home for an extended period of time without power.
Do you have a plan for not eating all your hurricane snacks ahead of time? A clever way to heat up all those cans of soup? An equitable way of making sure everyone has to eat the least-desired canned veggies?
Email email@example.com to share how you stock the food and drink in your hurricane kit. Your responses may be used in an upcoming Tampa Bay Times story.