In the central California area near where I live, they grow 80 percent of the world’s almond crop on 60 million almond trees. These trees won’t produce nuts unless honeybees are there to pollinate them, so to get the job done, every spring California almond growers rent beehives that are shipped by truck from out… Read more »
I’m happy to be posting my first blog entry on eFoodsDirect, and I thought the topic should be about how I started down the road that led me to caring about such things as food storage. For many people, emergency preparedness is one of those hypotheticals that may never turn out to be necessary. Even… Read more »
If ever an example was needed to illustrate how out of step the federal government is with the concerns of the common man, this recent nonsense regarding Sequester cuts is a textbook case. In spite of every effort to instill panic in the populace, this topic simply hasn’t been trending with the average American. Could… Read more »
I am the only 21-year-old I know that has a personal food storage. I’m sure there are others like me out there, but my friends disagree. I have been teased from here to South Africa (literally) for my month-supply of emergency food and water. But the joke is on those who think they will just… Read more »
I am the youngest in a family of three girls, and I happen to look up to my older sisters quite a bit. I have watched my sisters overcome many of life’s challenges, and I have been particularly impressed with the way my oldest sister has dealt with the life long challenge of being diagnosed… Read more »
With a recent slam by a hurricane, many have delved into a personal inventory. Am I prepared for a disaster? Some may revisit their food storage, others check on batteries, first aid kits and other necessary items that will be invaluable if such a disaster were to strike. Preparedness is vital. It ceases worry for… Read more »
Most Americans waste 25 to 30 percent of their food. Yup, that is the percentage of once-edible food that winds up in the trash instead of feeding the family. Knowing how to use up everything you have and avoid food waste can make a difference in your home in so many ways.
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 »
As National Preparedness Month draws to a close, I feel compelled to put forth another voice of warning to all those who—for whatever reason—have still done nothing towards preparing for an emergency.
As Hurricane Isaac pummeled the Gulf Coast last month, many people’s thoughts were not only turned to the plight of those who stood to lose house and home, but also to revisiting the massive devastation caused seven years early by Hurricane Katrina.