Inflation, shortages, and coping with economic challenges
@LaurieLovesLearning recommends we close the 13-page thread on shortages that we kept running through the previous phase of the COVID-19 emergency. I am starting a new thread that is broader, including price increases as well as shortages, and other ways we are handling our disrupted economy. We just purchased 2 cords of…
Inflation Cooking, from the Almanac
Bloomberg: The World Will Pay More For Meat As Food Inflation Deepens
Yikes!!! It's happening... the price of corn and soy translates to higher meat prices... THey forgot to mention eggs too. Bloomberg Feb. 16th There are signs that the food inflation that’s gripped the world over the past year, raising prices of everything from shredded cheese to peanut butter, is about to get worse. The…
Inflation Caught In the Act
A friend send me this picture of a shocking price jump on her salad dressing. It got me thinking, what other price increases are people seeing?
Seed prices rising in 2022
The following quote is taken from an email sent out by Seeds for Generations. "We've discounted dozens of seed varieties. Plus, due to quickly increasing supply costs, we'll be raising all of our prices in the new year, so it's a great opportunity to stock up before that happens." (my bolding) I'm sure that they are not…
Inflation on the Homestead
Thought provoking article just published on The Original Homestead.org.
Great new (to me, at least) marketing hook for CSAs
I am always looking to make lemonade out of lemons.... we have a huge freakin' lemon right now and it is inflation in the US. Simply put, the dollar is loosing value faster than it has since the 70s. And, if the US dollar stops being the world's default currency.... like if oil prices are marked to another nation's…