Two weeks ago an EF-5 tornado hammered Moore, Oklahoma. 33,000 residents were left affected and 24 lost their lives. With only minutes to flee their homes or take cover, these residents were left with very little time to grab food, water, and other daily necessities. After being heartbroken by the devastation, eFoodDirect decided to step… Read more »
Just over a week ago, the world was shocked to hear the news of the Cypriots’ proposed banking deal. In Cyprus the banks are failing, and in order to receive a bailout, Cyprus is required to fund most of their bailout. Initially, the plan was to take a small percentage of all money held on… Read more »
I remember how excited I was when I received my first shipment from efoodsdirect. The large boxes arrived with all of the fanfare that could be provided by myself and my three young children. The neighbor asked if it was “Christmas in July.” Knowing that my family was a little closer to food security, having… Read more »
Knowledge is Power (KiP) In this next series of articles, I will be writing on “Knowledge is Power”. The more accurate and informative information you have to gain the “Knowledge” needed in preparing your life and the lives of your family, the better off you will be in a very uncertain future. It is very… Read more »
For everyday life, vitamins may not matter much. We have access to a wide variety of different foods, and many of our foods are fortified with vitamins and minerals. Hopefully we’re eating balanced diets that are meeting all of our nutritional needs. Maybe we take vitamins, maybe we don’t, and we’re usually fine either way…. Read more »
When storing emergency food supplies, special considerations should be made for families. In my last post, I offered some advice and tips to use as a general guideline for putting away emergency food supplies for kids. Let us take that one step further and talk about how to select the right ingredients and types of… Read more »
When disaster strikes, the first thing you will think about is keeping your family, and especially your children, safe and healthy. If you are a parent, you know that being prepared with an emergency food supply is essential.