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Many who are preparing for such a scenario, are not simply waiting for it. It's more of an anxious anticipation. They crave it. They want it to happen. They cannot wait for it to happen. They don't want to prevent anything. Their panties get wet every time they watch Mad Max, or any zombie movie. [color=8F8F8F](You know who you are. Yeah, that's right, You. I'm talking to YOU!)
Originally posted by mellisamouse
Why are you waiting for SHTF?
WHY wait until you are forced into a scenario to have to "hope" you have the right survival skills and have to learn on the spot how to cope??
Originally posted by RedmoonMWC
reply to post by DaTroof
It isn't as difficult as you might think to grow food in the city. All it really takes is some planters by the glass slider or on the deck. A lot of kids do it with pot and a lot of women do it with flowers, so doing it with food plants isn't that different. Naturally the more land you have access to the more you can grow but even a little, in starving times, is better than none.
I won't get into the uses for all those stray cats and dogs.
Originally posted by Rede2go
You can catch wild hogs by putting up a section of fence and putting some food in it. A few days later and you can add another section and so on until the hogs think it's normal and one day they will walk through a gate to get their free meal and you can shut the gate behind them. Our freedom can be taken away a little at a time and we don't recognize it's gone until its too late. There are always going to be people around that want the easy way or just too dumb to see the fence going up.
Originally posted by DaTroof
Before I begin, let me say that I appreciate the ingenuity and resourcefulness that survivalism brings.
That being said, it is just simply infeasible for urban populations to survive without markets and readily-available food.
In less dense population centers, individual farming will have to become the norm for long term sustainability.