The average person eats 2000 pounds of food per year. Potatoes make up 5% of a person's diet in NORMAL times. In an emergency scenario, you can expect that to at least double. Can you grow 200 pounds of potatoes per person and be able to store them for a year?

"The time for war has not yet come, but it will come and that soon, and when it does come, my advice is to draw the sword and throw away the scabbard." Gen. T.J. Jackson, March 1861