Tag Archive: Barter

MIY Whiskey

MIY Whiskey Everyone knows alcohol is a great barter item. People are almost always willing to purchase spirits even in the roughest of economic times. Not just for drinking either! There are a ton of other uses for distilled beverages from making flavorings to medical treatments. Whiskey is prime for all of those uses. Before …

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Medical Supplies for Barter

Medical Supplies for Barter Medical supplies are an excellent barter item. First in a time of disaster you can’t have too many medical supplies. For the most part medical supplies don’t expire or go bad over a length of time and right now in normal times they are relatively inexpensive to obtain. If you think …

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MIY Watermelon Moonshine

MIY Watermelon Moonshine Watermelon summer’s most juicy fruit treat and moonshine?  Oh must be too good to be true! Even if you aren’t currently one to have a cocktail now and again, spirits are a good barter item that will come in handy in just about every SHTF scenario as there will always be people to whom a …

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Distillable Crops

Distillable Crops Some of food crops can actually do double duty as a source of nutrition and food as well as distilled into alcohol and spirits. Distilling and fermentation is another way to preserve and make use of any extra harvest of these food crops if you have them. Even if you don’t drink alcohol there …

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Top SHTF Barter Items

Top SHTF Barter Items If the economy should collapse items and skills will immediately take the place of cash and credit. Trade will continue. No one has everything they could possibly ever need nor the skills and materials to make them themselves.  Preplanning to barter in some cases (with inflation as it is today)  could have a better return rate even if …

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40 + Items to Barter Post SHTF

40 + Items to Barter Post SHTF Having extra food, ammo, first aid supplies, flashlights, batteries etc.. that you and your group can spare during a SHTF scenario especially if things are only going to get worse. These items will become more and more scarce and having those few extra will be extremely advantageous. Because you can …

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