I discovered James Wong this weekend! An ethnobotanist with all sorts of plant help for your ailments and relaxiation... just a fountain of knowledge! Kew Gardens trained and also a prize winning international garden designer. I'm watching his BBC series of 6 shows, Grow Your Own Drugs - amazing man!
Before the Refrigerator, There was the Root Cellar. Here's How to Build One! Stores: Jams, Salted Meat, Bread, Butter, Cheese, Milk and Cream, Apples, Potatoes, Carrots, Plums, Pears, Peaches, Tomatoes, Cabbage, Wine, Beer, Cider, Grains, Nuts, Dried food, Canned Food and MORE!
An evacuation plan in 12 boxes... BRILLIANT. 1. The 72- Hour Kit 2 Car Kit 3. Nuclear Kit (shudder) 4. Water Box 5. Portable office 6. Camping Box, 7 First Aid Kit, 8. Wardrobe, 9. Kitchen Box, 10. Pantry Box 11. Tool Box. 12. Library. (Article goes into detail about what to put in each box)