Now I have grown kids and just don’t feel comfortable without a big pantry. In fact there has been more than once that my kids have come “shopping” at Poppy’s during tough times at their house
POPS FOR PREZ! Were gonna need a "Joseph" like figure to ease the transition.
Arron also has a very good point, eventualy no matter how good your stocks are, or how long they will keep, you WILL need to refresh your food supply. So learn to raise some food before any problems.
If you're into Self Defense get better at it. Pops is right about the Pb stocks and "launching pads" being a nice option.
Honey is very important, helps with allergies, is the BEST burn ointment, is antimacrobial, and has vitamins and trace pollens that are good for ya'. (esp. "queen bee" honey perscribed for elderly in Europe, ME, Asia). Makes a good beverage too (in teas and as MEAD).
In the Summer try fresh mint with honey tea, mmm delicioso'
Honey is Detremental to youngsters, that is its only caveat'.
Suger is also great for packing in wounds. No $hit. it draws away the infected fluids and allows the body to heal itself.
_ A concerned Virginian