This post is very true. I was lucky enough to grow up on my family’s farm where a learned a few of the basics for growing and preserving food, raising animals and riding. I’ve even learned a bit about carpentry and home remedies. Knowing the basics is not enough though. Raising some food today to supplement the grocery store is not the same as depending on what comes out of your garden.
I’d say we could all use some extra work in these areas. Learn more about skills we know some about already. Maybe even pick a new skill to learn.
[repost: http://www.offthegridnews.com/extreme-survival/10-survival-skills-your-great-grandparents-knew-that-most-of-us-have-forgotten/%5D Written by: Rich M Our modern society is highly dependent upon we’ll call the “system.” Not only do we rely upon utility services to bring us electricity, water and natural gas, but also on an incredibly complex supply chain which provides us with everything from food to computers. Without that supply chain, most […]