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Preppers spent the better part of this century in hiding. Operating from a position of secrecy. However, we have the ability to operate from a position of power. The first step is to assure we have plenty of food.
If and when a crisis hits, one of the most important things for you, and for those depending on you, will be food. As preppers, we should simply default to food. No matter what you are planning or what you are doing, put up more food.
The traditional garden is a great thing to look at in times of civility. You are going to see these gardens become targets in a collapsed situation. People will be able to see your garden from a distance, wait till you sleep and take all of that food you have worked hard to grow.
By growing food on the property or in other places can help with this. Of course, you need to be able to grow food that doesn’t look like tomatoes. Start thinking about things like shrubs, vining plants and trees. By combining these you can create a food source that is well hidden.
Food Storage Caches
If you want to go even deeper you can bury food caches. You can store food in buckets or waterproof containers and bury them or hide them. It’s pretty simple but it’s just not that easy.
If you take a few hours to consider a map and some cache locations, you are going to notice that you have some more options than you thought.
In the prepping game food is king. With food you have control over your own destiny. You cannot eat ammo or silver and you are most likely not a warfighter who is going to go take another person’s food.
Bonus: Root Cellar That Can Be Used as a Bunker
If you can't afford the box culvert option you can look into is building a backyard root cellar that can be used as a bunker.
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Easy Cellar will show you:
- How to choose the ideal site
- Cost-effective building methods
- How to protect your bunker from nuclear blast and fallout
- How to conceal your bunker
- Affordable basic life support options
Easy Cellar will also show you how a veteran, with only $421, built a small nuclear bunker in his backyard.