Batteries, dry without the acid in themHi.
My non food items for bartering;
1. micro sd card loaded with videos
2. hammer and nails
3. battery powered cooling fan
4. pepper spray
5. pens and paper
6. pet food
My missus is fed up with being ambushed when overseas ( usually the US) by overweight type 2 diabetics wanting medical advice for nowt, trouble is after TSHTF Type two diabetics will eith lose wight fast or die which could limit her potential clientelSkills are the best thing I’ve seen on the lists above so far. There would be lots of scavenged stuff available for years to trade with. Scavenging would probably become one of the first professions post shtf.
I would expect most people that live on farms and ranches in the US to survive pretty well. Most farmers and ranchers are very creative and are used to dealing with hardships already.depends on how many people survive? I don't really expect many to survive in an already low population area.
What I have is a really cheap brand. My brother in laws family owns a liquor ..... Hell, I dont know what to call it, but they have lots of liquor and if they have too much of a certain lot, it finds its way to my husband and I steal some for my preps.Had a friend buy me a double Dewars on the rocks. Close to the nastiest stuff I’ve ever tried....