“Prepping” is simply a modern name for something people have always done, i.e. self-sufficiency and self-reliance.*
ThePlatform.ie – Ireland’s Solutions Resource.
Newbie Prepper Food Storage Questions Answered – Short Term (3 months supply of everyday foods) & Long Term (years).
* Above Quote by the IrishPrepper
Also check out Ice Age Farmer for Prepping and Self-sufficient Videos. His Mission, “Taking steps daily towards radically self-sufficient communities.”