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Emergency preparedness is a good thing!

There is an abundance of information and advice available about preparing for emergencies and what should be in an emergency preparedness kit for your home and business. Of the many things in common, authors all agree on having a minimum of three (3) days food that won’t spoil and the requires minimal preparation effort. 

Yamnuska Backcountry Kitchen dehydrated dinner entrées are the ideal easy-to-prepare dinners for your family’s emergency 72-hour kit. And with over a dozen flavour options for vegetarians and meat lovers, there is variety enough to satisfy all tastes & dietary needs, even in an emergency. All you need is bottled water, a pot and a single burner camp stove. In the event of an emergency, responders may be busy assisting those in immediate danger. Our dehydrated dinners are a must have in any disaster preparedness kit.  

The 72-hour kit holds supplies to support you and your family for three days in an emergency situation. Along with a 72-hour kit, you should also put together an emergency action plan. It will ensure that you and your family members know what to do and who to call. Emergencies can happen anytime, anywhere. Learn the basic actions you can take to prepare and protect yourself, your family and your home. Most municipalities have excellent resources on their websites. 

Check food expiry dates when you change your clocks in the fall and replace as needed. Food that is dehydrated to levels required to remain shelf stable when properly stored over long periods of time, technically has no expiry date in Canada. But we do encourage people to rotate their Emergency or Disaster Preparedness stocks to maintain freshness. 

Food can be used and replaced if nearing its best before date. If you stock canned food, include a manual can opener in your kit. If you include a camping stove, do not use it indoors and have a plan for getting fuel when needed. It is safest, and therefore strongly recommended, that you purchase bottled water for your emergency kits. 

Contact the kitchen to discuss your dehydrated dinner needs and we can customize a solution for you containing our delicious, nutritious and easy-to-prepare meals!

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