Improved self-sufficiency isn’t something we can achieve quickly and cross off a list. Rather, it’s a meandering path of lessons and learning skills.
If we continue to lead a lifestyle that includes lots of packaged foods, convenience items, and pretzels (see list item 82), then sure, it’s going to be hard to do without in the event of an emergency.
Growing carrots can be a bit difficult; they’re persnickety. Luckily, my grandpa taught me this trick to get them started in the garden easily!