Hello to all Forum members. I am a newbie at prepping and becoming a survivalist, looking forward to learning as much as possible from everyone. I have already started by making a few purchases to store such as NOAA weatherband dynamo radio/flashlight/cell phone charger, some MRE"S sourced from my nephew who is in the Corps, a .300 WIN MAG dubbed "The Boomstick" by my 2 year old and 500 rounds ammo. it isnt much but its a start. Any suggestions on other things to start collecting would be a great help. My wife is an avid vegetable gardener and we both grew up in the hills of WV/VA on small farms. We enjoy canning fruits, vegetables and meats. Make homemade candles, butter, soap, and preserves.