It's important to at least conceive of longterm situations where you might need to grow food for yourself. So, voilia! Seeds. There are 15,000 (!) of them in here, and they come from the Open Seed Vault. They are non-GMO, and the variety is geared to a number of growing terrains and climates. It includes everything from beefsteak tomatos to lettuce to beets and okra.
Open Seed Vault 15,000 Heirloom Vegetable Seeds
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Importance: Handy, especially in the longterm.
Bottom line: In the longterm, you might need to grow your own food. These varietal seeds seem to give the best chance.
Recommended for: Longterm shelters.
No. of units recommended: 1. Though a second batch would make a nice item to barter with.