Comment: Gleaning

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Gleaning

Don't know if it's been mentioned, but it seems to me that it would be
well worthwhile to be able to identify opportunities for gleaning
under SHTF type conditions.

As a philosopher Texan once commented to me about modern
folks who can barely recognize something as food if it doesn't
come in a package with microwave instructions, "Those kind of
people couldn't look at a goat and get hungry."

Backyard fruit or nut trees, unharvested crops from abandoned
fields, suburban deer, park pigeons... all potential food sources
that many if not most people would likely not recognize if they
were looking right at it/them.

Nothing you would want to rely on
exclusively, but whatever you can acquire that way is going to
stretch whatever you've managed to store in advance.

Good to get yourself into a hunter-gatherer frame of mind about
that sort of thing, I'm thinking..