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Emergency Planning Made Easy—One Month at a Time

Emergency Planning Made Easy—One Month at a Time

By Phil Cox, CEO, Legacy Food Storage Disaster can strike at any time, and when it does, you’ll be glad you took time to prepare for potentially challenging events. Survival experts and the Federal Emergency Management Association recommend planning for emergency situations, but knowing how to get started without exhausting your budget can be overwhelming—often so much so that you don’t even begin. One way to start is to outline a food item or emergency supply each month in 2016, and then divide your emergency budget appropriately. By the end of the year, you’ll have a solid set of supplies...

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A Protein Rich Drink Deserving a Spot in Your Pantry

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A Protein Rich Drink Deserving a Spot in Your Pantry

No one can argue our world today is fast paced. We are so busy with our daily life, proper nutrition sometimes takes a backseat to other things higher up on our priority list. What if there was a quick way to get that nutrition without having to put together complex meals or take several pills multiple times daily? Legacy Foods, known for its premium food storage line, asked this very same question and came up with an answer. Legacy Food Storage provides food storage for disasters, economically turbulent times, or personal crisis situations where food might run short. Legacy‘s solution...

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Eight Protein Sources to Help Sustain Energy During an Emergency

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- 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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Ebola Scare Results in Rush On Emergency Food and Supplies

Ebola Scare Results in Rush On Emergency Food and Supplies Legacy Food Storage, Others See 300 Percent Increase in Demand; Offers Five Tips to Help Prepare For Any Emergency Consumers are stocking up on food and other emergency supplies due to concerns about a potential Ebola outbreak in the United States. In the last three weeks, Legacy Food Storage has seen a 300 percent increase in demand over the same three-week period last year – and the company isn’t alone. “The demand for food, water, fuel and other supplies needed in case individuals or families are required to stay in their homes has...

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4 Ways to Prepare for Hurricane Season Before It’s Too Late

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4 Ways to Prepare for Hurricane Season Before It’s Too Late

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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