I recently realized I never really thought about how to stay alive during a long term survival scenario such as an EMP that could wipe out the entire electric grid for many, many years or an economic collapse like in Venezuela. It’s only in hindsight you may realize there’s nobody there to bail you out… and then it’s too late. Long term storage will prevent you from fighting over the last products in an almost empty store, prepper or not. You won’t have to go to the local store if anything bad happens. Having a cleverly stocked pantry is essential for creating quick and easy meals.
Food is one of the most important considerations in a long-term survival situation. It’s also an important consideration for those in short-term emergencies who want to maintain some semblance of normalcy – especially those with a family. Going hardcore by having only the bare necessities in your fridge and re-growing a celery plant from its stem can be entertaining but it’s pretty dumb not to have some stock in case of an emergency. The following list from Bioprepper can help you with your SHTF pantry.