Can You Trust A Tomato In January? This has all sorts of interesting tidbits about our food supply, from when the grocery stores took off and how to surprising info about the things that happen to our food before it hits the table here at home.
It really can't be a bad thing to be ready for a unexpected things to happen, power outages, natural disasters, that sort of thing.
I find her ideas helpful and have found a good place to start. Living here in earthquake country, I'm especially interested in the section on evacuation. If we had to leave our house in five minutes would I have any idea of what to take? This book has helped me with some insight on what could be important in this type of situation.
I picked this little treasure up at a homeschool support group last night... it was on the "blessing" table, where others leave things they are finished with and anyone else can pick things up that they are interested in. It was fun to shop for free!