If your survival plan doesn’t include a bug out to the forest option, it should, but coming up with a good plan might be more difficult that you think.
To minimize our vulnerability to the lawlessness that would follow an apocalyptic event, we arm ourselves and harden our homes. We actively look for ways to increase our chances of survival.
It’s no longer a matter of settling for canned food for dinner. If we are forced to live through a grid down scenario, it’s whether or not you’ll have any food at all. It’s about dealing with starving people, who, in their desperation, will try to forcefully take what you have.