Why food storage


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http://www.thereadyproject.com/ When you have a 6 month supply of food it offers a greater peace of mind knowing that you have a safety net to fall back on. If there is no money coming in during unemployment, the money usually used for food can instead be used for bills and other essentials.

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Why food storage

  1. 1. Why Food Storage With the increase of various devastating disasters, the plummet of the global economy, and the rise in food prices, the urgency for food storage and emergency preparedness has dramatically increased. With all of the negative factors threatening everyones well- being, there is a way to counteract these hazards and that is by being prepared.Thereadyproject.com Food Storage
  2. 2. Everyone wonders how you can prepare for something as devastating as a natural disaster or an economic depression. One very simple way of being ready is by having an: -Emergency evacuation plan -72-hour Kit -6 months to a year food supply or more.Thereadyproject.com Food Storage
  3. 3. Recently, the amount of natural disasters has risen dramatically. During the 1980s, there was an average of 120-140 natural disasters a year. In the last 20 years it has surged upwards by 400% to 500 natural disasters a year.Thereadyproject.com Food Storage
  4. 4. With the rise of Natural Disasters, it only increases the likelihood that this could happen to you and urgency for every household to retain a sustainable amount of food storage. Days before Hurricane Katrina hit, empty shelves at every store was a common story.Thereadyproject.com Food Storage
  5. 5. The demand was so high for food but there wasnt enough time for stores to replenish their supply before the upcoming storm. In drastic situations like this, you can be reassured that you have enough ready made food to last you a lengthy amount of time. After a disaster, like the Japan earthquake in summer of 2011, large stores and roads were washed away or destroyed.Thereadyproject.com Food Storage
  6. 6. Reaching a store for more food supplies was nearly impossible. People only had what was in their house to rely on in the aftermath. For most people, the food available in their house wasnt much. In times of severe weather, a power outage can be common for days.Thereadyproject.com Food Storage
  7. 7. When the power is out, there is no way to run a credit card or ATM machine which restricts your access to buying supplies. If you have food stored, a 72-Hour Kit, and an emergency plan you can be prepared for any situation.Thereadyproject.com Food Storage
  8. 8. Since the beginning of the economic recession in December 2007 – present, 7.9 million jobs have been lost. Because of the financial instability, many families have had to rely on their food reserve to get them through the tough economic times.Thereadyproject.com Food Storage
  9. 9. When you have a 6 month supply of food it offers a greater peace of mind knowing that you have a safety net to fall back on. If there is no money coming in during unemployment, the money usually used for food can instead be used for bills and other essentials.Thereadyproject.com Food Storage
  10. 10. Food storage doesnt have to be used in an emergency. Even if there is no impeding danger youll have an extra supply of food on hand, not only when needed but desired. On occasion when its been a long day and you lack the energy to cook a meal for yourself or your family, or dont want to spend the money for eating out.Thereadyproject.com Food Storage
  11. 11. Theres always ready made meals that you just have to add water to. Its a simple solution to a common problem. Quick and easy meals are at your fingertips at any time. There are many outdoor enthusiasts who prefer to take pre-made dehydrated and freeze-dried meals, because of their compact size and light weight.Thereadyproject.com Food Storage
  12. 12. With the removal of all moisture by dehydration and freeze-drying, it makes every package dramatically lighter and easier to pack on any excursion. Youll spend less time preparing and planning meals and more time doing the things you love. Despite all of these economic and environmental concerns, there is no reason to stress if you are prepared.Thereadyproject.com Food Storage
  13. 13. Especially a 6 month supply of food can offer stability in times were there is so much instability. Having that reserve of food gives reassurance and peace of mind. You can be prepared now. Make sure you have an emergency plan, 72-Hour Kit, and a food reserve. Be prepared for anything and Live Life Ready.Thereadyproject.com Food Storage