There are many things we have to take into account when we begin to prep for a SHTF scenario. A lot of time, research, and preparations go with the lifestyle, and some of us don’t know where we should start. One of the obvious choices is growing your own food, but how do you do that when you live in the suburbs, or worse, an apartment complex?
There are a lot of challenges that come with food growing. Even when you have the land for it, you run into diseases, pest, and many other hurdles that you will have to navigate when growing produce. This doesn’t even take into account a SHTF situation, which brings a whole slew of problems on its own. But, with our guide, you will have the confidence to start your own prepper’s homestead in your backyard, or in your apartment. We will be addressing ideas and solutions that will help you prepare for both situations, so let’s begin with homesteading in a home.
Homesteading in an Urban Environment
How is it possible to grow all the produce I need in my backyard? This is a question that gets asked over and over again. Most are surprised that you can even do it. Before you even start planting those first seeds or building that chicken coop, there are some things you will want to figure out beforehand. Most importantly, you will want to find out if your city, HOA (Home Owner’s Association), or community will allow you even to have an edible garden. MANY cities are cracking down on this, and many HOAs forbid them.