Archive for February, 2011

Spring Rainfall, Snow Melt Can Cause Flooding in Montana

February 21, 2011

DENVER – As spring approaches, North Dakota communities are once again preparing for the possibility of flooding. FEMA Recovery and Mitigation experts have several recommendations to help people get ready for flood waters. . Go to Source (FEMA)

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Purchasing — and MAINTAINING — Flood Insurance is a Great Investment for Montanans

February 21, 2011

DENVER – With several major snowstorms now in the books, Montanans have faced a challenging winter, but think hopefully about the time when the snow melts and we have the renewal of spring. Unfortunately, that spring renewal often comes hand-in-hand with flooding. . Go to Source (FEMA)

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Dietary Fork In The Road

February 21, 2011

Dietary Fork In The Road “We’ve seen the food riots in other countries, and were thankful it wasn’t happening here. Will you be prepared if it does?” e all take our food supply for granted. Especially here in America. We’ve always had it and think we always will. But that may change. Let me explain. […]

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Red Cross urges earthquake preparedness

February 20, 2011

The American Red Cross-St. Louis Chapter is urging residents to update evacuation and emergency preparedness kits as part of earthquake awareness month. . Go to Source (STLToday.com)

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India to seek private investment for food storage

February 20, 2011

The Indian government has decided to create a special purpose vehicle (SPV) to help attract more private investment for establishing bulk food storage facilities, Food and Public Distribution Minister K.V. Thomas said Saturday. . Go to Source (CalcuttaNews.net)

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Revolutionizing Safe Food Storage … Again: Maker of ‘Original’ Green Bags Evert Fresh Unveiling NEW Green Bag at 2011 …

February 17, 2011

HOUSTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Evert Fresh, maker of “Original” Green Bags which revolutionized safe food storage, will unveil a NEW Green Bag to retail buyers at the 2011 International Home + Housewares Show in Chicago, March 6-8. . Go to Source (BusinessWire.com) .

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Chocolate Sugar Cookie Recipe

February 14, 2011

Hopefully you’ve stocked cocoa powder in your food storage, because like many products, cocoa has risen in price significantly. It’s up 300% from last year!! Fluctuating commodity prices make a strong argument for a well-stocked food storage supply. (Watch for more information on what to stock up on this month in my upcoming posts.) Here is a […]

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FEMA, National Commission on Children and Disasters Announce New Partnership to Promote Fire Safety Awareness for Families

February 14, 2011

WASHINGTON, D.C. — With home fires on the rise in winter months, and a new study showing that young children are at an especially high risk of getting seriously injured or dying in residential fires, today the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the National Commission on Children and Disasters are announcing a new public […]

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Get Ready For Produce To Double Or Triple In Price

February 14, 2011

Farmers have been experiencing unprecedented crop losses recently, after the worst freeze in 60 years, which will almost certainly lead to skyrocketing prices. For more information see the following KGW News article. http://www.kgw.com/news/local/Produce-prices-skyrocket-overnight-115985429.html

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14 Reasons Why You Should Be Worried and What You Can Do About It

February 14, 2011

Photo: Wikipedia U.S. citizens in line at a food bank You may not realize it yet, but the U.S. is in trouble. By the time you finish reading this article, you will understand why. Consider these facts: The Federal Reserve was created in 1913 to bring monetary stability to the U.S. However, since its creation, […]

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