Agricultural giant, Monsanto whose contribution to the Vietnam War was Agent Orange began creating Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs) several years ago, with what sounds like very a noble statement that includes topics like Integrity, Transparency, Sharing and Respect. Even their commitment to Sustainable Agriculture with the lofty goals of doubling farmers yields by 2030, using 1/3 fewer acres and 1/3 of the water currently consumed by farmers and improving the quality of life, including 5 million people in resource-poor farm families by 2020 is very impressive.
My knee is better after my fall through a rotting roof almost 2 1/2 weeks ago when I shared a post by Backdoor Survival about the need for Physical Training for Preppers.
At that time, I agreed with them that P.T. and Endurance Training is as important as the mental preparation and choices that have to be considered in any emergency situation. I also said that once my knee was better that I would begin hiking/walking with my girlfriend, Elizabeth.
There are lots of reasons to be a Prepper or Homesteader no matter where you live or how much you have already, that just make so much sense that everyone should be doing these things!! I am not suggesting everyone begins believing that the world as we know it will end tomorrow or that society will collapse.
This blog was written by our friends at Backdoor Survival. Here is an excerpt from the original blog, to see the full blog click on the picture to the left.
"The older I get, the more I value the importance of good health and good physical fitness as it relates to long term survival. After huffing and puffing during a recent hike up 800 feet, I realized that the time had come to reassess my personal health and fitness goals and to bone up on personal medical preparedness.
When I mention “Prepper” to most people, they roll their eyes and picture Zombies. Oh, the zombie apocalypse. This concept has pervaded American culture for
decades, arguably beginning with the classic Night of the Living Dead and plenty of movies after and that now include series like AMC's The Walking Dead.
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