We’ve all read about it, talked about it, watched videos on it and even imagined it, when the poop hits the fan, many preppers believe it is going to come at NASCAR speed and send the nation into a panic. It could happen that way, but then it could come a lot slower and pick up steam as many realize the severity of the situation.
If the world all went to hell in a hand basket today, you would probably be stuck with what you have now in your possession and what you know or the skills you have learned already.
If you go for a multi-fuel never burn wood and coal at the same time. Even kiln dried wood has some moisture in it. It releases that moisture when it burns. Coal releases sulphur. Add the two together and you get sulphuric acid
Why would anyone want to leave a home that is stocked with food and water presumably, containing all of the items that people might be scratching to find outside? Who would ever do something like that in a SHTF scenario?
You cannot survive a crisis unless you accept that a crisis can occur in the first place. It’s just plain common sense to make sure that you are able to last out a storm, or a power cut or an accident that lays you off work for a while. Not doing so is a sure fire way to see a minor crisis escalate into a major event.
It is always great to have options and rely on other sources of sustenance if plan A decides to take a hike.
We stand at the brink of a precipice. Just nine or 10 plants species feed the world and signs are here that they have peaked in production.
Canning can be done without electricity, and is a great way to preserve foods to be stored long term without the need for refrigeration.
It’s only by reducing your need for the things sold in stores that you can exempt yourself from the chaos and desperation that will erupt when or if an economic collapse situation occurs here.