In the story, the people were forced to eat all sorts of food like squirrels, rabbits etc. They made soups with grass and dandelions. They used up, and wasted a lot of the freezer foods in the first few days. Two big concerns were how to have enough to last through the winter, and how to save enough for spring planting, etc.
QUESTIONS TO PONDER
- How would you cook your food?
- How would you make your food stores last longer if the situation lasted for a very long time?
- How would you create, or replenish your food stores with new food?
- Do you have gardening seeds, do you know how to garden, can, preserve, dehydrate etc?
- How would you catch and prepare small animals?
- Do you have necessary ingredients to actually make something with your long term storage items
- Do you have a healthy balance of proteins, fats, and carbs in your storage/
- WOULD YOU SHARE YOUR FOOD?
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