Being able to eat in a grid down or SHTF scenario is more complicated than just having your long-term food storage needs taken care of. There are quite a few other considerations preppers need to keep in mind.
How will you cook the food you have stored? How will you get rid of the trash in a disaster situation? And how will you avoid ringing the dinner bell for everyone in the neighborhood? Depending on the types of foods you have in your storage, these could all become issues.
While there are some aspects of prepping that are complicated, this can be easily remedied with a little foresight, planning and operational security. Most people would not give a second thought to firing up the BBQ in a disaster, but as preppers we know (or should know) the dangers that could bring.[Read more…]