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  1. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    Beef prices are at an all time high. Now for the bad news, the prices might get worse. "If", keep that word in mind, if we have another drought in 2012, look for beef prices to go up even more. Beef Prices Hit Record Highs Amid 'Perfect Storm' Of Drought, Foreign Demand Also, due to the...
  2. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    Found this little fun fact, something to look forward to if the S hits the fan. During the American revolution, inflation was so great that the price of corn rose 10,000%, the price of wheat 14,000%, the price of flour 15,000%, and the price of beef 33,000%.
  3. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    Went to local big name grocery store today and found that same type of canned vegetables had risen in price dramatically. Last week you could purchase assorted vegetables for 5 cans for $3.00, this week same vegetables are $1.29 per can. One of the store associates said it was because of the...
  4. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    Report from the BBC that says climate change is a threat to security and peace. http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-15342682 As drought strikes places like Texas, which in turn drive prices up, how is the working class supposed to cope? Poor nutrition leads to poor health, which...
  5. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    I don't know about you guys, but peanut butter is not only a staple at my house, but a large part of my preps. It has been going up recently, but looks like it will take a huge jump here shortly due to poor peanut crops. I think I am going to add some to my preps today to beat the price...
  6. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    As I am in college, I could be spending my time more wisely reading books related to my field to advance my career than working a minimum wage job saving for food and water. How likely do you believe it is that the collapse of the dollar will mean starvation for those who do not keep stock? And...
  7. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    So heres the thing,I know we prep and store food and practice for those events that are (we think) inevatable.but really what are some of the things or events that realy make YOU do these things? And what are the REAL facts that you base your predictions or gut feelings on? Dont get me wrong i...
  8. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    I normally shop at Winco or Walmart, yesterday I was taking back a video and there was an Albertsons right there and I needed milk, so decided just to run in instead of going all the way to Winco for just a couple of things, haven't been in a major chain like that for quite awhile. I got the...
  9. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    I am an insurance agent. I see all walks of life come in and sit down in front of me. However, now its different. Its a semi panic. There is radiation here, its been documented. Gas is creeping and suddenly 75% of the people that come in mention "being worried" rather than last month, 10% maybe...
  10. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    I see constantly the prices you all quote on what you buy and how it is all going up. If I could buy at the prices you quote I would be cheering. Your prices are so cheap compared to where I live. In fact some of them are amazing. Perhaps you are finally catching up to the rest of world and...
  11. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    Interesting video posted on youtube by PastorDowell. I would like to thank Watchman Noyes for posting this video on facebook, which is where I first saw it. In short: Buy as much food as you can afford right now Look for food prices to double Expect $5 a gallon for gasoline
  12. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    I have suspected this for quite some time ... first noticed it with big bags of M&Ms believe it or not. ;) Anyways, now it appears to be a proven fact. http://www.foxbusiness.com/personal-finance/2011/03/29/food-packages-shrinking/?cmpid=cmty_twitter_foxbusiness_food-packages-shrinking/...
  13. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    http://www.foxnews.com/ Fox News is doing a breaking news story on it now - should be posted on their site soon. Wonder why? What does this mean? ;) The first signs of inflation setting in? Wholesale food prices jumped 1.6% ... more is on the way. Are you feeling it yet? I know we are...
  14. Manmade and Natural Disasters
    Soaring Food Prices Hit Poor Countries, Spur Farmers http://www.npr.org/2011/02/27/134069431/soaring-food-prices-hit-poor-countries-spur-farmers?ps=cprs
  15. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    Huge U.S. corn and soybean plantings this spring will likely fail to refill razor-thin stocks enough to quell the surge in grain prices, the U.S. Agriculture Department said on Thursday. In updated forecasts for the world's biggest crop exporter, the USDA warned that it could take several years...
  16. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    and we got together yesterday for a bit, he works in the produce dept and said that people are starting to complain about prices. he goes on to say that theft is up on their high theft items like makeup, liquer, medicines, and baby formulas and that there are alot of empty soda cans, open bags...
  17. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    This might be worth a read and provides yet, another valid reason to prepare.... here's the link and .pdf http://www.shtfplan.com/commodities/major-food-distributor-sysco-immediate-volatile-prices-expected-limited-availability-and-mediocre-quality-at-best_02132011
  18. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    The prices of Florida grown vegetables has doubled this week as news of Mexico's crop losses hits. Apparently the deep freeze last week hit them pretty hard. Food prices are going to be unbelievable this year...
  19. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    In the year that I've been on the boards the price of many basic groceries has doubled in my area. I remember reading about urban people saying so and I don't think it was substantial for me then. I wasn't into the idea of prepping because prices didn't affect us. Now I am changing my ideas...
  20. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    I was just curios what food shopping for you guys is like. (not long term prep food but weekly consumption) So..... How many people do you shop for? How many times a week do you food shop? How many times a week do you eat out (brown bag does not count)? How much do you spend a week on...
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