This post by ShinigamiGurl on APN titled “almost 2 dollars for a pepper?”
Quote: Ok here is an example of the differences today at walmart green bell peppers were $1.98 each.
For the protection of the prepper who said this, their name will be kept anonymous.
Let me school you, YOU DO NOT HAVE TO PAY THIS MUCH FOR ONE PEPPER!!!!! OR FOR ANY PRODUCE!!!!!
If the SHTF, the only way you’ll be able to buy fresh produce if your crops fail is the farmer’s market. Not only that, but when there isn’t shit hitting the fan, farmer’s markets are CHEAP. DIRT CHEAP. Not only that, but you can talk to the people who grew your food. You can ask QUESTIONS about both their methods for growing crops and what crops are prospering this year. You can get peppers and tomatoes and other plants who’s seeds can be preserved and successfully grown. Why? They’re heirlooms! Modern produce is genetically altered so that most of its seeds CANT reproduce if you plant the seeds in the ground. You can get some results, but they will always be poor. Heirlooms are bred for breeding, they’ve been honed by generations of horticulturalists and farmers to absolute /perfection/ and they haven’t been tampered with. YOU CAN GET GARDENING TIPS FROM SOMEONE WHO DOES IT FOR A LIVING. Try asking the attendant at the produce aisle of your grocery store what a tomato horn worm is, or how to get rid of one, you’re going to get a look like you just grew an extra head and a stammering dropped Read more “The Price is not right! for this Prepper”