What would you do if you went to the grocery store and found that you now had to pay $8 for a head of cauliflower or $16 for a single bell pepper? You wouldn’t buy them, that’s what!
And this is precisely what’s happening in some parts of Canada these days due, in part, to falling oil prices and their import of fresh vegetables. Can you think of any other nation who imports nearly everything and is super dependent on oil and oil prices? Hmmm… one comes to mind.
Sadly, we could be seeing this very scenario play out here at home and do so in the very near future. Let this be a wake up call to you and yours if you don’t have at least a minimal stockpile of food to weather such drastic fluctuations in food prices, gasoline, and everything else we depend on.
We here in America are NOT immune to collapse and, regrettably, could wind up being the worst collapse of all time. Here’s the first part of the post on Canada’s troubles:
“It’s no secret that America has a serious inflation problem. Though the Federal Reserve insists that our inflation rate is only at around .5%, we’ve all seen the price of food, rent, healthcare, and energy skyrocket over the past 10-20 years. However, this has been a gradual shift. Canada on the other hand, has just seen the price of every day goods rise precipitously over a very short period of time.
The crash in oil prices has crippled their economic growth, and led to the decline of the Canadian dollar, as well as a predictable increase in the cost of imports like food. For those of us living in the US, this provides a really good example of what life may be like should the dollar take a plunge in the near future. Here’s what our northern neighbors have been dealing with…”