What To Do About Global Food Shortage
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Drought, heat, extreme conditions associated with climate change, supply chain issues, and Russia invasion of Ukraine, have all contributed to the global food shortage underway, as explained in the video published on Sep 15, 2022, “WARNING! Global Food Shortage Underway -What Can We Do?” below:
So, this post today is making an attempt at encouraging residents every where, especially those of us in Florida, to consider growing food in your yards, homes, apartments, outdoor or indoor.
Today Rob Greenfield will be talking to you about the Survival Garden. This is a garden designed to meet the majority of your nutritional needs in difficult times, to get you by for weeks or months without access to a grocery store and produce a majority of your food, even when times are good! Imagine being able to rarely make a trip to the grocery store and instead take daily trips to your garden for your sustenance along with your health and happiness! This video focuses on 13+ crops key for the survival garden, in the video published on April 27, 2020, “13+ Survival Gardening Crops To Grow To Live Off Your Garden“, below:
Today Rob Greenfield is walking you through some simple tips on how to turn your lawn or backyard into a productive vegetable garden to grow your own food, in the video published on Mar 3, 2020, “How to Turn Your Yard into a Garden | Grow Food Not Lawns“, below:
We are finally back to visit with our favorite market gardener & friend, Jim Kovaleski, at his winter location in New Port Richey, Florida. Jim is known for breaking the rules of convention & this video highlight is no exception. This time around, we get to follow along with his morning routine of harvesting, packing & transporting his incredible produce that comes straight from his front yard by bicycle to the local health food store only 3 blocks away, in the video published on Mar 5, 2019, “$1000 A Week: Front-Yard Market Farming + Bicycle Delivery (w/Jim Kovaleski)“, below:
Pete Kanaris’s 10 top plants for a food garden in subtropical climates – Florida gardening. 1. Chaya (Cnidoscolus aconitifolius) 2. Moringa (Moringa oleifera) 3. Yuca / cassava (Manihot esculenta) 4. Sweet potato (Ipomoea batatas) 5. Sissoo / Miami / Brazilian spinach (Alternanthera sissoo) 6. Katuk (Sauropus androgynus) 7. Papaya (Carica papaya) 8. Edible leaf hibiscus (Abelmoschus manihot) 9. Cranberry hibiscus (Hibiscus acetosella) 10. Okinawa spinach (Gynura crepioides) Plants available for purchase from Pete’s nursery by visit or by mail. Details here: https://www.greendreamsfl.com/ in the video published on Aug 24, 2020, “10 Top Plants for a Food Garden in Subtropical Climates – Florida Gardening“, below:
How to grow tons of sweet potatoes in a 5-gallon bucket? in the video published on July 22, 2022, “How To Grow Tons Of Sweet Potatoes In A 5-Gallon Bucket?” below:
Growing our own fresh fruits and vegetables is one of my favorite pastimes. Sometimes growing your own food is a requirement for survival and not just a pleasant hobby, in the video published on Sep 19, 2020, “How to Grow an Indoor Survival Garden“, below:
In part 2 of this video series on growing vegetables in your apartment, we’ll discuss plants 15 through 25 you can easily grow in your apartment which will serve as a way to supplement your food supply during an emergency situation. Please consider subscribing to City Prepping newsletter by clicking here https://bit.ly/34futCW if you’d like to receive exclusive updates and content, in the video published on Aug 19, 202, “25 Survival Vegetables To Grow In Your Apartment (pt 2)“, below:
Since early 2022, the United Nations World Food Program and others have been warning that the number of people experiencing extreme hunger was accelerating at an unprecedented pace. Rising costs of food and energy, the lingering economic impacts of the pandemic, and the ripple effects of conflict are pushing the most vulnerable, in rich countries and poor, to the limit. Will there be a global food shortage in 2023? WFP explains what’s driving the global food crisis – and what it will take to stop it, in the video published on Sep 13, 2022, “Will there be a global food shortage?” below:
To find out more about WFP (World Food Program), please click HERE.
To reach WFP web site & consider helping/donating, please click HERE.
Much of East Africa and other areas of the world are now facing food shortages in part due to climate change and Russia’s war with Ukraine. This comes as the World Food Program is experiencing funding shortages amid the prospect that many people will soon go hungry without action from the global community. David Beasley, executive director of the WFP, joins Nick Schifrin to discuss, in the video published on Aug 22, 2022, “World Food Program warns of a looming global catastrophe“, below:
Do what you can to help yourself and others by growing a garden or food forest!
Gathered, written, and posted by Windermere Sun-Susan Sun Nunamaker More about the community at www.WindermereSun.com
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