Sunday, November 23, 2008

Eating - A Necessary Adventure

Take yourself on an adventure that will help you get to know yourself, your family, your friends, and the place where you live. Studying the past will help us in the future. Right this minute, people all over the world are eating, or shopping for food or preparing food to be eaten. It is a necessary way of life. Everyone must eat to survive.

What types of food are people eating? Many times that depends on where they live. It usually depends on which plants and animals live in the area and what methods of transportation are available. Some plants grow well in certain areas and not at all in others. There are fewer animals in the wild than in days gone by.

Today airplanes, cargo ships, and trucks can deliver food that was grown in another part of the world to anywhere. In times past, people could eat only what they grew or what they could catch. They couldn't just go to the grocery store and buy whatever was on the shelf! People are now able to taste different foods. These foods had flavors, shapes, and textures they had never experienced before.

What happens if these sources of food disappear due to a shortage of fuel, war, extreme weather conditions or a major disaster? Do you know how to grow your own vegetables? Do you know how to raise chickens, goats or rabbits? How are your hunting skills?

There are numerous things that you can do to learn the methods of self sufficiency. It just takes a little effort on your part. Learn how to grow a garden. Learn about hunting and how to process your food. Make it an adventure and teach your children as well. Help them to learn about the nature of our food supply and where it really comes from!

Staying above the water line!

Riverwalker

3 comments:

Seno said...

everyone have to eat. sometimes, to get it they kill others.

riverwalker said...

To: seno

Hunger is a strong motivation for anyone.

RW

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