Be food prepared. What do I mean by that? Don't let your food pantry run dry due to food shortages caused by Pandemics and the war in Ukraine. We need to be aware of what's going on around us—beyond your front door and at your workplace—and around the world, too!
Hurricanes? Floods? Tornados?
Remember the volcano eruptions that halted around-the-world flights?
If we're ever forced to quarantine again, this time make SURE to be food prepared—not just water, batteries, and meds. If you don't leave the all-important food prep to the last minute, you'll feel less likely to panic. You'll be able to lend a helping hand to neighbors in need.
It's reassuring to know that government agencies are working to contain the spread of the most recent Coronavirus, but now we have Delta and other variants to contend with. And for how long? No one knows for sure.
QUESTION: What can you do at home to help protect your family aside from social distancing and wearing your masks when you HAVE to go out?
ANSWER: Make sure you have enough food on hand for the next round of whatever-is-coming-our-way... in case your county/town/home gets quarantined again.
Next time you're at the grocery store, stock up on buy-one get-ones (BOGOs).
Actually stop the car and visit the roadside stands. On the weekends? Visit the farmers' markets. Don't pass up on bruised, or misshapen fruits and vegetables. They all taste the same, whatever size or shape they are!
I'm really pleased that they are many organizations that deliver slightly imperfect foods directly to our doors. Such as?
Oddbox (in the UK)
There's nothing quite like the feeling of security when you know your family will be fed in times of natural disasters. Yes, it's time to be food prepared.
Hurricanes, earthquakes, and volcano eruptions and contagious viruses are nothing to sneeze at (pun NOT intended). You need to have food stowed away for times like these.
Get our free eBook and learn the quick Six Simple Steps on how to safely dehydrate fresh fruits 'n' veggies (and cooked meats). Not only that, you need to know how to safely store fruit and vegetables too!
It's easy to be food prepared if you know how. We make checklists before going on vacation, heck, and grocery store lists, so why shouldn't we have an emergency food list?
America is TOUGH—and we CAN and WILL get through anything, but help yourself first so you're able to HELP others in a time of need.
WE CAN DO IT, America!
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Have you ever considered growing your own fruits and veggies? I did. I started a compost bin and all. What happened? We moved house! Grrrr. If you're lucky enough to live on acreage—be it an acre or ten acres—then why not grow veggies? Plant a few fruit trees too while you're at it!
While I'm on the subject, you'll probably need a greenhouse to get your seedlings started in colder climes. Check out this super greenhouse made from recycled items! Love. It.
Suggestion: Check out Mother Earth News™️—they are a substantial source of gardening inspiration!