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Emergency Food, freeze dried meats -

- Guest Contributor Phil Cox - When unprepared for a disaster – whether natural, financial or otherwise, emergency food ends up being whatever is on hand such as dried mac & cheese, crackers or bottles of energy drinks. But during – and in the after math of – the situation, it’s important to have a stash of food that can deliver sustained energy. Ensuring you have enough protein in your diet can go a long way toward sufficiently fueling your stamina, especially when you need to think clearly and replenish your strength. Here are eight protein sources to have on...

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Emergency Food, Emergency Preparedness, Natural Disasters, Self-reliance -

In support of the Red Cross’s official National Hurricane Preparedness Week, Legacy CEO Phil Cox offers the following tips for how to prepare for hurricanes right now.  Weather experts predict that this year U.S. states along the Atlantic will experience only two hurricanes, another “below average” season like last year’s. How strong they will be and how much damage they will create, however, is still up for debate. While it is difficult to know with what force these hurricanes will approach until they are already in action, past experience shows how imperative it is to prepare for this force of nature to prevent as much...

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Edible Wild Plants, Emergency Food, Emergency Food Supply, Emergency Preparedness, Plant Foraging, Self-reliance, Survival Skills, Wild Food Foraging -

Picture this: You have found yourself in a survival-type situation. Luckily, you were well prepared with emergency food, water, and supplies when the survival situation first began, but it has been several months, and your food supply is running low. It’s time to turn to nature for some added sustenance. You walk outside and look around you. There is enough plant life outside to feed everyone, but how do you know which plants are edible and which ones are potentially poisonous? This situation is not the stuff of science fiction novels. Every single person who has found him/herself in a...

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Emergency Food, Emergency Food Supply, Emergency Preparedness, Food Storage, Food Storage Secrets, Long-term Food Storage Guidelines, Long-term Food Storage tips -

If you are in the process of putting away food storage to prepare for emergencies, chances are at some point in the process, you have or are going to feel overwhelmed by the task before you. Planning for unknown circumstances is always a challenge, and to top it off, there is a variety of (often conflicting) information in the food storage world about what and how to store your emergency food. Before you get too frustrated and give up, take a look at the most important rules of emergency food storage. 1. DO SOMETHING. When we have a big task...

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Emergency Food, Food Storage, Gluten-free food Storage, Healthy food storage, Special Dietary needs -

More and more these days, gluten-free options are popping up on fast food menus, the baking aisle at the grocery store, and most home pantries, but, unfortunately, the food storage world has been a little slow in adapting its offerings to meet the needs of a growing number of people. Legacy Premium is one of the only companies in the industry to offer such a wide variety of gluten-free food storage options. From tasty soups and dinner entrees to hearty breakfasts, Legacy’s gluten-free options will have your mouth watering. Whether you have gluten-free needs or not, it’s a great idea...

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