Tag Archives: farming

How the Times Change

When the United States was founded, 90% of the population was in agriculture.

When Abraham Lincoln was President of the United States, 50% of our population were farmers, and almost everyone was close to fresh farm sources.

Today, less than 1% of the population raises our food.

See the problem?

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About The Author: RSOP is the co-founder & Executive Editor of Radical Survivalism Webzine, as well as a Family Preparedness Consultant with nearly five years of personal experience in the self-reliance game. RSOP's many preparedness roles within his own group include team mechanic, head of security, electrician, and project designer/engineer.

Higher Food Prices Are Here to Stay

GainsPainsCapital.com has posted an article discussing the sobering realities of long-term, high food prices here in the U.S. The article includes a warning of a food crisis coming soon.

The full text of that article can be found here.

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About The Author: RSOP is the co-founder & Executive Editor of Radical Survivalism Webzine, as well as a Family Preparedness Consultant with nearly five years of personal experience in the self-reliance game. RSOP's many preparedness roles within his own group include team mechanic, head of security, electrician, and project designer/engineer.