When SHTF, you must be willing to make sacrifices if you want to survive. And while preppers spend most of their time anticipating the inevitable, plans don’t always work out.
If you run out of food supply in a post-SHTF world, don’t panic. You can keep your energy up by looking for unusual food sources like wild edible plants and bugs, and you can also look for farms that may allow you to glean. (h/t to Survivopedia.com)
As a prepper, you must be ready for TEOTWAWKI, which will cause massive food shortages. Even if the world doesn’t end, a large-scale disaster like a hurricane can still cause a food shortage.
When that happens, what’s a prepper to do?
First, stock up on food before it’s too late. However, as all preppers know, a food stockpile will eventually run out, especially in a long-term survival scenario.
You may survive longer with a survival garden, but even that doesn’t guarantee an endless supply of food. The same can be said for fishing or hunting, which isn’t always successful.
Before you face a similar scenario, you must learn about uncommon sources of food when SHTF and how to find them.
Foraging for edible wild plants
Knowing how to forage is a crucial skill for any pepper. This ensures that you know how to find medicinal herbs as well as edible plants that you can use to make a filling meal.
Take the time to read up on common edible plants and learn how to safely identify them in your backyard or outdoors. You should also find out which plants can be eaten raw, which plant parts are edible and how to cook various plants to make them safe for human consumption.