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We are living through a scenario where food is in abundance like something from a fairy tale. If you told anyone from the 1800’s and back about this era and its food production they wouldn’t believe you. You know, food is a luxury.
We are all fat and happy now but that won’t last forever. There are a number of issues that are targeting our food industry.
This is why the prepping community gets such harsh looks when we tell people to PUT AWAY MORE FOOD!
What happens when you have to scavenge for food? Where would you go to find food when you need to.
Dumpster Diving for Food
In the early stages of collapse, there will be food in dumpsters and trash cans. There will still be a waste but it won’t be long before the food is so scarce that people are going to all be out looking for scraps.
Dumpster diving is not a means of long term food procurement.
Abandoned Business Parks
People keep lots of food at their desks and in break rooms. While you might not think of it, the local law office might have plenty of food on hand that can be scavenged if you know where to go looking for it.
Highly processed, shelf stable, high sugar foods are the ones you can find in offices all over the nation. It’s also a great place to find salt!
Where the base ingredients are kept is another place to scavenge food. Particularly those out in the rural areas. You might be able to find stockpiles of food.
Better than scavenging for food is storing more of it! Yes, Store more food. It’s very important that you hold the power of a full belly in your own hands. Hunger will bend your knee in a hurry.
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