When will your cupboard run bare if the trucks or rail cars do not make it into town?
Food is a commodity. This means it is bought and sold in a marketplace. This is a good way to do business, as long as all the participants have the means to shop, and buy the food their bodies and minds demand.
Unfortunately, many families cannot feed themselves on the income they receive each month, and the money often runs out before the month does.
How Secure is Your Food Supply?