Blog News Are you ready for hurricane season?
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Hurricane Season has officially arrived with the first hurricane approaching Florida and entering the Gulf.  The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) has provided a wonderful list of recommended hurricane supplies to include in a basic kit.  To make the best of an uncomfortable situation, Virginia Gourmet has made its recommendations to help you weather the storm in style.  There’s no reason why you have to suffer with unhealthy and bad tasting food.  Shop Virginia Gourmet and to get some wonderful, non-perishable Virginia’s Finest specialty foods, beverages and ingredients.

According to NOAA, here’s what you need:

- Water, one gallon of water per person per day, for drinking and sanitation

Virginia Gourmet recommends its Artesian Spring Water – available in a case of 24 bottles

- Food, at least a three-day supply of non-perishable food

Stock-up on:  Apple Sauce, Peanuts, Pecans, Pickled fruits and vegetables, Salsa, Chips, Bread, Chutney, Preserves, Cookies, Biscotti, Cheese Straws, and Fresh fruits, Granola and Sweet potato crackers.  Also, don’t forget about your pets – we have all natural, healthy dog treats.

Don’t forget these important items:

- Battery-powered radio and a NOAA Weather Radio with tone alert, and extra batteries for both
- Flashlight and extra batteries
- First Aid kit
- Whistle to signal for help
- Infant formula and diapers, if you have an infant
- Moist towelettes, garbage bags and plastic ties for personal sanitation
- Dust mask or cotton t-shirt, to help filter the air
- Plastic sheeting and duct tape to shelter-in-place
- Wrench or pliers to turn off utilities
- Can opener for food (if kit contains canned food)

For your convenience and safety or if you want to know more, click here to go the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration website.

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