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Surviving the Collapse of our Nations Vulnerable/Fragile Food Supply Chain

If you examine the current food production situation in America, you will find that only about 1% of the population produces the food for the other 99% of the people. This is alarming since virtually the entire population does not know how to grow their own food and they have no notion about where their food is grown and produced or how it gets to their supermarket.

 

A great deal of American food is derived from grain or from grain fed animals. Grain is grown in a concentrated geographical area (the Midwest), and is transported to both coastal regions via only two vulnerable railroad lines. Continue reading

How to Start an Emergency Food Storage Supply

You never know when the next disaster may strike. Because of this you need to always be prepared for a disaster – whether it is man made or natural. One of the first things you should began preparing is a sufficient emergency food supply. During and after disasters, local stores may be out of stock of food and/or water. This can easily happen, especially if communication and transportation is severely affected due to damages from the disaster. Before any disaster such as hurricanes take place, you must have an adequate supply of food in your house.

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How to Survive a Food Shortage Post Disaster

There are three basic elements of survival. They are food, water, and shelter. The order of importance depends on the survival situation. You’ll have to make a quick and correct assessment of the conditions in order to decide which comes first. Naturally, if you end up in a desert, water will be the first thing on your mind. But even though water is most crucial to your body, in most other cases you’ll immediately start thinking about food first. Depending on conditions, shelter can sometimes be more important than food or water (ex; blizzard, environment with nuclear fallout). But let’s just imagine the stores shelves have been looted empty and the starving masses have cleaned out every abandoned home. This scenario has played out many times the world over. It happened in New Orleans, it’s happening in parts of Africa and it could happen in your city! What would you do? How will you feed your family?

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The 3 Unseen Dangers in your Food Stockpile…

Stockpile, Hoard, Stash, Cache. No matter what you choose to call it, storing an ample food supply is an essential part of any survival plan. No surprise there right? When disaster strikes, grocery stores are stripped down to nothing but rows and rows of empty shelves in a matter of hours. So yeah. No surprises there. But what will surprise you is just how dangerous it is to depend on even the best stockpile… hoard… stash… or cache…

 

Because no matter what you call it, if that is the end all answer to your food supply, you are putting your family at risk for starvation. Let me fill you in on exactly why this is, and exactly what you can do about it:

 

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