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The barter is easily the first method that will be used to reintroduce commerce and supply chain to small areas. Communities will thrive by bartering in a collapse.
It is the simple trade of good that will allow the guy with the garden to trade his vegetables to the guy with the guns for ammunition. Simple transactions with trusted individuals.
To win at the barter game you need to have access to the best barter items. Getting the right items is not rocket science. It’s just a matter of stocking up while supplies are cheap and easy to get a hold of.
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Seeds are always going to have value in this kind of transaction. They have always been an important barter item and when store shelves are empty they will be very valuable.
Obviously, security will be very important. In order to maintain that people will need ammunition.
Meds are going to be like gold in the early days of the collapse. So many of us are on them.
Alcohol withdrawals can kill you. You bet its gonna be effective.
Nicotine is one of the most addictive ingredients on the market.
You know you would trade for it!
- Cooking Oil
An often overlooked storage item, cooking oil is very important.
- Water Sanitization
Anything that can be used to sanitize water. From filters to bleach.
Everyone is gonna need a little extra power.
- Light Solutions
The way you see at night is going to be very important.
Be it diesel or gasoline, people are going to be hungry for fuel. Maybe consider some jerrycans to store extra gas in.
Now is the time to become the master of the barter!