Miriam Villae never knows what she’ll find on the shelves of her grocery store in the Venezuela capital these days. Chances are it’s not much.
As the oil-rich country grapples with the highest food shortage in four years, the 62-year-old grandmother and many others like her are being forced to make do without staples like flour and butter.
“Today I found corn meal and oil but there’s no sugar,” Villae told AFP [...]
Survival food storage practice doesn’t require Mormon membership, but the tradition, wrought from their first Utah winter, is worth emulating should disaster strike or technology fail, two survival books by Mat Stein. This guide, Part 2 of my survival series, relies on Stein’s books, and websites dedicated to survival preparedness.
At its most basic, food storage wisdom demands that you buy what you eat, and organize and label the [...]
Local food product costs rose twice as fast as national consumer prices in May, fueling inflationary concerns that could exert a negative influence on economic growth, a government report showed yesterday.
The joint report by the Bank of Korea (BOK) and Statistics Korea showed prices of 38 staples such as pork fatback cuts, various traditional stews and noodles shot up by more 8 percent last month [...]
by M.D. Creekmore
1. Head to the nearest Wal-mart, Kmart, Costco or whatever and pick-up 20 lbsÂ of white or brown rice and 20 lbsÂ of pinto beans. White rice has a better storage life while brown rice hasÂ more nutritional benefits â€“ your choice.
2. While youâ€™re there grab 5 lbsÂ mixed beans, 5 lbsÂ of white sugar, 5 lbsÂ of iodized salt, one gallon of olive oil (can be frozenÂ to extend [...]